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Founder of Santa Barbara Writers Conference, Barnaby Conrad, Dies Aged 90

Barnaby Conrad at home in Carpinteria, Calif. In 1947 he promised Sinclair Lewis he'd write a novel about John Wilkes Booth.

  When I started research on my book about the morals of bullfighting I traveled to Seville, the capital of Andalusia in Spain, where I met a wonderful American self-published author, Kitty Witwer. She wrote a book about being a female bullfighting fan, “Divine Addiction“, which is basically hailed as the “Almost Famous” of the taurine literary world, journaling her ... Read More »