Professor of History Emeritus, Cabrillo College, and author of Chinese Gold: The Chinese in the Monterey Bay Region and The Japanese in the Monterey Region: A Brief History.
Radio talk show host, film critic and writer who has traveled the world to cover film festivals and to interview the people who make films. She hosts the weekly radio show, “The Jan Price Show: All About Movies” on iHeart Radio.
Ed Ricketts’s daughter lives in Sitka, Alaska where she was a librarian, researcher and, most recently, author of Becoming Myself: A Memoir (2020).
Lecturer at University of California, Davis, and editor of Ricketts’s letters, Renaissance Man of Cannery Row, and of his essays, Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts.
Award-winning Monterey filmmaker.
Professor of English, San Jose State University, whose research focuses on John Steinbeck.
Author of biographies of Rachael Carson and John James Audubon as well as a new biography of John Steinbeck, Mad at the World: The Life of John Steinbeck (2020).
Award-winning author of ten crime novels, Sitka, Alaska resident, and contributor to Ed Ricketts: From Cannery Row to Sitka, Alaska (second edition, 2020).
Fisheries historian and former Director of the Monterey Maritime Museum.
David Schad Ward
Wrote and directed the 1982 film Cannery Row. He won an Academy Award for his screenplay for The Sting (1973) and was nominated for Sleepless in Seattle.