March 21, 2020 | Ivy Pochoda

Ivy Pochoda

Ivy Pochoda talks writing EPOCA with Kobe Bryant and the secrets to a successful collaboration!

Ever wonder how James Patterson earns 28 million dollars a year? Aside from being a talented author, and putting out a jillion movies and books a year, James Patterson mastered the art of collaboration.

Interested in writing with a friend or colleague? Or have a story to tell, but maybe not all the skill sets?

Join us Saturday, March 21 when Ivy Pochoda, talks about writing, and writing EPOCA with Lakers star, Kobe Bryant. 

Ivy Pochoda is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Wonder Valley and Visitation Street. Wonder Valley won The Strand Magazine Critics Award for Best Novel and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the Southern California Independent Booksellers Award, as well as the Grand Prix de Literature Americaine in France. Visitation Street received the Page America Prize in France and was chosen as an Amazon Best Book of 2013 and a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Ivy’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and Vogue. Her first novel The Art of Disappearing, was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2009. For many years she was a world ranked squash player. She teaches creative writing at the Lamp Arts Studio in Skid Row. Ivy grew up in Brooklyn, NY and currently lives in West Adams, Los Angeles.