Comedian and actress Whitney Cummings (Whitney, 2 Broke Girls co-creator) is hosting this year's author breakfast and discussing her upcoming memoir, I'm Fine... And Other Lies. She will introduce guest speakers Captain Scott Kelly (Endurance: My Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery), Kenya Barris (This Is Basic Sh*t), Jesmyn Ward (Sing, Unburied, Sing) and Claire Messud (The Burning Girl).
"Our Adult Book & Author Breakfast is always a highlight of the show, drawing over a thousand attendees interested in discovering new books and engaging with some of the most prominent authors in literature today. It will be a truly memorable morning," said BookExpo event director Brien McDonald. "This event is just one of many at BookExpo this year that furthers our mission to use books as a unifying platform and a place where all voices can be heard. We are working to showcase throughout BookExpo a diverse range of authors who can each offer a unique perspective on both literature and the world around us."