What you stand for is more important than what you stand in.
-Kenneth Cole

Women’s Literary Festival

by lesliedinaberg on October 27, 2017

The first Women’s Literary Festival was initiated 12 years ago as a Santa Barbara event by Gail Marshall and her daughter Jennifer Adams, and this weekend marks the 12th Annual Women’s Literary Festival,  taking place on Saturday, October 28 from 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at Fess Parker A Doubletree by Hilton Resort (633 E. Cabrillo Blvd.). The idea to showcase […]

The Twinkie Defense

by lesliedinaberg on March 2, 2007

I’ve been thinking a lot about vitamins and Twinkies this week, and it’s not just because I’ve started on a new diet. First there was the Women’s Literary Festival, where “chica-lit” author Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez used a vitamin-filled Twinkie analogy to describe her books. Her brightly covered book jackets tease with titles like The Dirty Girls […]