Book Launch Party!!!!!

Monday February 16th 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Jackson Market (Back Patio)
4065 Jackson Ave. Culver City 90232
My cake will be designed by Pastry Chef Marc Gravelle of Cake and Art Bakery (West Hollywood). Marc was formerly on three seasons of "Amazing Wedding Cakes"

Yes...there's going to be cake!!!

Linda's special guest of honor will be the legendary George Izumi of Grace Pastries. He was the only baker in the National Association of Retail Bakers to have won Gold Cup awards in all fourteen categories.  

George Izumi with TV host Art Linkletter

Read about Linda in the 


​I will be the featured speaker at the World Stage in Leimert Park on Wednesday, February 18th. I go on around 8:30 p.m. but since it is a small venue you might want to arrive early to get a seat. There is plenty of street parking.  I will be discussing my writing process and reading a chapter from the book with Q & A following the reading. Hope to see you Wednesday -February 18th at 8:30 p.m.
$5.00 cover charge


The World Stage is a non-profit organization founded by jazz drummer Billy Higgins and poet Kamau Daáood. We welcome all visitors, musicians, jazz afficianados, and patrons of the arts to come join us in Leimert Park Village.

4344 Degnan Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008

Phone: (323) 293-2451

George Izumi with Linda Baker at book launch party.

Pastry Chef Marc Gravelle with Linda and his sublime creation. 

Marc Gravelle of "Cake and Art Bakery" in West Hollywood, created this masterpiece for the book launch.