Words Alive event features author Salman Rushdie

The 14th Annual Words Alive Author’s Luncheon and Fundraiser took place Sept. 15 at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. The event featured award-winning author Salman Rushdie.

The goal of the event is to raise funds in support of Words Alive programs and its mission to “open opportunities for life success by inspiring a commitment to reading,” according to its website. Visit