Save the Date - 2016 Local Authors Expo and Book Fair

book fair poster

Join the fun as 100 authors market their books at the 10th annual Local Authors Expo and Book Fair at the Central Library on February 20, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Some of the authors will be signing and selling even more than one book making the treasure hunt over the top.

Genres and subjects range from A to Z.

Fiction offerings include general fiction, inspirational, poetry, historic novels, and thrillers.

Nonfiction covers biographies, memoirs, art instruction, dogs, food, health, aging, medicine, nursing, law, and sports just to name a few. There is something for everyone.

The throng of visitors will include avid readers, book lovers, writers, and aspiring writers. This event offers the perfect venue for all writers, people interested in writing, and people interested in books to mingle, share ideas, and network. Many shoppers will be returning from previous years to purchase personalized, autographed books which make perfect gifts—for themselves or for their hard-to-shop-for friends and relatives.

Serious writers who wish to sharpen their craft and learn more about publishing and marketing will want to attend our two free presentations open to the general public. These will be held in the Richard Arrington Auditorium in our Linn-Henley Research Library conveniently adjacent to our author book fair. These include:

10:30 a.m.
So You Want to Write a Children’s Book

Panel Discussion
Irene Latham, Moderator
Kerry Madden
Jo S. Kittinger
(All are members of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.)

1:00 p.m.
The Art of Marketing Your Book

Greta King
(PDMI Publishing)

Come to shop and learn—above all, come. You will not be disappointed.

Please visit for up-to-date information on the Local Authors Expo and Book Fair.

David Blake
Fiction Department
Central Library