Authors Chester L. Richards and Mark J. Rose were on-hand to sign books during a two-day celebrity event prior to the Emmy Awards. The Pre-Emmy gifting event was presented by DPA, a firm headed by Nathalie Dubois, and held at Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles, California prior to the Emmy Awards. It was an invite-only event where celebrities, influencers, media, producers, and directors met high-profile brand ambassadors. The authors sign books and pose for photos in this photo gallery. Read on to see all the bookish fun Chester L. Richards and Mark J. Rose had at the exclusive DPA Pre-Emmy Event.
This unique celebrity opportunity for the authors was provided by the DPA Group who is renowned for their celebrity gifting suites at awards shows and film festivals. Authors were able to attend the celebrity event and sign books. Books That Make You was proud to assist in the promotion by providing Books That Make You gift bags.
The celebrities and influencers invited to the event include: Shohreh Aghdashloo – The Expanse, The Flight Attendant; Madison Taylor Baez – Let the Right One In; Sebastian Bails – Influencer; Ben Barnes – Cabinet of Curiosities, Shadow and Bone; Paul Ben-Victor – Pam & Tommy; Anjali Bhimani – Ms. Marvel; Mary Birdsong – Reno 911!; Blanca Blanco – Tale of Tails; Jacinte Blankenship – Intersection; Anthony Bless – Ruthless; Alex Borstein – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel; Joni Bovill – American Gigolo, Bosch; Kirk Bovill – Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty; Mychal-Bella Bowman – The Underground Railroad; Jennings Brower – Sins / Influencer; Cara Buono – Stranger Things; Greg Chun – Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers, Squid Game; Bob Clendenin – Reboot; Porscha Coleman – Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!; Michelle J. Costello – Reboot; Janet Craig – Wake Up; Cameron Crovetti – Goodnight Mommy, The Boys; Isabella Crovetti – He’s All That, Vampirina; Nicholas Crovetti – Goodnight Mommy; Jordyn Curet – Home Economics; Tawny Cypress – Yellowjackets; Gregg Daniel – Insecure; William Stanford Davis – Abbott Elementary; Ken Davitian – Cobra Kai, Rabbit; Gregg Daniel – Insecure; Christine Devine – Anchor, FOX 11 News; Jessica Frances Dukes – Ozark; Max Ehrich – Southern Gospel/Influencer; Jean Elie – Insecure, Send Help; and Giancarlo Esposito – Better Call Saul, The Boys.
Also among the celebrities and influencers hobnobbing with Books That Make You authors were: Frankie Faison – The Rookie: Feds; Alex Fernandez – American Gigolo; Cristo Fernández – Ted Lasso; Foxxy Fierce – Women of Wrestling; Alexis Floyd – Inventing Anna; Ian Foreman – Let the Right One In; Dierdre Friel – New Amsterdam, Physical; Stephen Fu – Squid Game; Priscilla Garita – Good Trouble; Lauren Godwin – Influencer; Michael Thomas Grant – Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas; Ava Grey – Atlanta; Noah Grossman – Even the Odds/Influencer; Iyana Halley – Abbott Elementary, Beast; Kristen Hancher – Influencer; Samantha Hanratty – Yellowjackets; Jimmy Jean-Louis – Detective Knight: Rogue; Mia Sinclair Jenness – Arcane, Fancy Nancy; Mara Junot – Arcane; Lana Kinnear/Lana Star – Women of Wrestling; Stephanie Komure – Squid Game; Steven Krueger – Roswell, New Mexico, Yellowjackets; Kandi Krush – Women of Wrestling; Keith Leak Jr. – Smosh/Influencer; Rachel Levin – Influencer; Laura Liguori – American Gigolo; Kate Linder – The Young and the Restless; Vivian Lu – Squid Game; Yuuki Luna – Squid Game; Desi Lydic – The Daily Show; Gilles Marini – Uncoupled; Kyle McCarley – Spriggan; Christopher McDonald – Hacks; Kate Miller – Hightown; Eugene Mirman – Bob’s Burgers; Arian Moayed – Inventing Anna, Succession; Paige Mobley – Instant Dream Home; Flame Monroe – Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready; Laci Mosley – A Black Lady Sketch; Sophie Nélisse – Yellowjackets; Laura Patalano – This Fool, Victor & Valentino; John Pirruccello – The Valet; Graham Rogers – Ray Donovan: The Movie; Autumn Rowe – 2022 Album of the Year Winner; Vanessa Rubio – Cobra Kai; Rob Ryan – Influencer; John Savage – Bosch: Legacy; Simone Sherie / Princess Aussie – Women of Wrestling; Smith-Cameron – Succession; Matilda Szydagis – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel; Kapil Talwalkar – Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas; Victoria Tate – The Morning Show; Robert Paul Taylor – Better Call Saul; Antuone Torbert – Young Rock; Jen Tullock – Severance; Rama Vallury – Squid Game; Lisa Ann Walter – Abbott Elementary; Cuete Yeska – American Trash; Steve Zahn – The White Lotus, and many others.
Mark J. Rose’s book, Journeyman, and Chester L. Richard’s book, From the Potato to Star Trek and Beyond: Memoirs of a Rocket Scientist, are both currently available on Amazon.