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Festival Authors

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2022 Festival Authors

9 – 10:30 a.m.

  • Becky Carlyle, Children's: "Baby Silly Sickies"
  • Megan Cline, Children's: "Winston Wakes"
  • Julia Dellitt, Self-Help: "Whatever You Do, Be Happy"
  • Elizabeth Gilbert Bedia, Children's: "Bess the Barn Stands Strong"
  • Mary Lee Ashford, Mystery: "Quiche of Death"
  • Norene Paulson, Children's: "Benny's True Colors"

11:00 a.m.  – 12:30 p.m.

  • Linda Boberg, Romance: "Overcoming Obstacles"
  • Joseph Cassis, Children's: "Skinny Legs and Fat Cheeks"
  • Jarod Meyer, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: "Meredox of Archonia: Trepidation"
  • Cheryl Mullenbach, History: "Women of the Spanish American War"
  • Gary Porter, Biography/Memoir: "My Life as Drake's Top Dog"
  • Diane T. Holmes, Fiction: "Two Sisters' Secret"

1 – 2:30 p.m.

  • Patty DeDurr, Children's: "This Kid Can Hyperfocus"
  • Olivia Hill, Biography/Memoir: "Travel North, Black Girl"
  • Jeanne Martz, Mystery: "The Sons of Nels Swenson"
  • Tracy Moore, Fiction: "The Fire She Fights"
  • Kathryn Randall, Young Adult/Teen: "The Listening Tree"
  • Jay Reeves, Children's: "Kitty Kat Kitty Goes to the Circus"

3 – 4:30 p.m.

  • Ben Arzate, Thriller: "Elaine"
  • Charles Carter, Poetry: "Salem Revisited"
  • Laura Camerona, Children's: "There Was a Baby"
  • Robert Chatman, Mystery: "Last Man Out"
  • Victor D.O. Santos, Children's: "The Boy Who Illustrated Happiness"
  • Ann Hanigan-Kotz, Fiction: "The Longest Journey"

5 – 7 p.m.

  • Ray Cole, Biography/Memoir: "Hangin' With Winners"
  • Jeff Crise, Children's: "Sherbert M. Holmes: The Case of the Catnip Thief"
  • Reid Forgrave, Biography: "Love, Zac: Small-Town Football and the Life and Death of an American Boy"
  • Angela Fullmer, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: "Zola and the Paper City"
  • Kristi Hemmer, Non-fiction: "Quit Being So Good: Stories of Unapologetic Women"
  • Forrest Peterson, Fiction: "The Swineherd's Angel"