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Emmett Loverde

Emmett Loverde is a native of Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Berkeley, California. He earned a degree in Theater from UCLA.


Films that Mr. Loverde wrote, produced, and directed include “Till You Get To Baraboo,” “A Timely Maneuver,” “The Truth About Me,” and “Curtains: Linen Unleashed.” His radio adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' “The Moon Maid,” for which he received a commission from The Hollywood Theatre of the Ear, was broadcast twice on National Public Radio. He created the series “Free Advice” with his brother Paul as well as the talk shows “Tag Team Talk” and “5-Minute Critix.” His stage comedies include “A Timely Maneuver;” “Beauty, Brains, and Personality;” “Jesus Awakens the Little Girl;” “The Killist;” “The Maginot Line;” “Play How You Play;” “Love Fax;” “Sensitivity, USA;” “Santa's Letters;” “Spotlight;” and “Uneasy Overture.” He has twelve plays in publication by Playscripts, Inc. and Heuer Publishing with over 200 separate productions to date worldwide.


He is a former member playwright of the Playwrights Kitchen Ensemble at Los Angeles' Coronet Theater, a former teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District, a participating artist with The Virginia Avenue Project, and a member of The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta.


Adamo Press is proud to present his debut children's book Clawdette the Cat.

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July 25-27, 2019

Sacramento, California

Adamo Press Book Signing

Adamo Press will be hosting an author table at the California State Fair where you can purchase a copy of Losing Dad by Amanda LaPera and get it signed! 

California State Fair, 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815


May 30, 2018

Anahiem, California

Speaking Engagement

"Meeting of the Minds" Mental Health Conference

Anaheim Marriott Hotel, 700 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802

Author Amanda LaPera will be presenting the workshop "Together is Better," regarding Individual-Family-Provider Care Coordination, along with two other NAMI Board Members. Inquire about purchasing a signed copy of Losing Dad.


February 1, 2018

Cal State Fullerton

Speaking Engagement

Children's Mental Health Forum

Author Amanda LaPera will be the featured closing speaker on the topic "Navigating the System." Inquire about purchasing a signed copy of Losing Dad.

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