From Page to Screen to Page: Writing in Hollywood, Conversation 2054
Rayner’s books include “Murder Book” and “The Devil’s Wind.” Rayner writes for the New Yorker, the Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Review of Books. His most recent book is “A Bright and Guilty Place.”
Goldberg is the New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen books, including “The "House of Secrets,” co-authored with Brad Meltzer, "Gangsterland,” a finalist for the Hammett Prize, and "Living Dead Girl,” which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He is also the director & founder of the Low Residency MFA at UC Riverside. His next novel, "Gangster Nation,” will be released this fall.
McGreevy is an author and screenwriter whose debut novel, “Hemlock Grove,” was adapted into the Netflix series of the same name. He is co-creator of the AMC series, “The Son,” based on Phillip Meyer’s bestselling book. He holds an MFA in fiction from the University of Texas, where he was a James Michener Fellow. “The Lights” is his second novel.
Parker is the author of three novels all based on the cult TV soap opera “Dark Shadows.” Before she became an author, she was an actress, and she appeared on “Dark Shadows” for five years playing the part of the witch, Angelique. Lara was born in Knoxville and grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Vassar College and graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis with a BA in Philosophy. Lara received her MFA in Creative... Read More →
Ribon is a bestselling author, TV writer, comic book writer, screenwriter, roller derby girl, and Wonder Killer. In addition | to her novels, Ribon continues to work in film and television, most recently on Disney’s Moana. She is the author of the roller derby comic book “Slam!” and her most recent book, “Notes to Boys: And Other Things I Shouldn't Share in Public” She lives in Los Angeles.