Celebrate Indiana’s rich literary tradition with activities for writers and book lovers of all ages!

Central Library
40 East St. Clair Street
Downtown Indianapolis

Saturday, October 29, 2011
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CLICK HERE for the event brochure which lists the complete line-up of workshops and related events.

Presented by the Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award, a program of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, The Indianapolis Public Library and The Writers’ Center of Indiana.

FREE and open to the public!

LIBRARIANS: Several of these free workshops are eligible for Library Education Units. There is no need to register to attend. Those include:

  • Keynote Presentation: The Future of Authorship – Jane Friedman (1 LEU)
  • Meet the Authors (1 LEU)
  • Self-Publishing Your Book: Planning and Implementing Success (2 LEUs)
  • Publishing the Graphic Novel (2 LEUs)
  • Get Started! (2 LEUs)
  • Publishing Romance Fiction (2 LEUs)
  • Publishing Poetry (2 LEUs)
  • The Basics of Mystery Writing (2 LEUs)
  • Freelance Writing (2 LEUs)
  • Picture This – The Art of Writing Children’s Picture Books (2 LEUs)

*Please note: the Freelance Writing workshop will now be presented by Greg Perry.*Learn more about Greg by visiting his website.

Indy Author Fair
Participating Authors and Organizations

Noon – 1 p.m.
Simon and Annis West Reading Rooms

* Indicates 2011 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award honoree

Mary Anne Barothy: Day At a Time – An Indiana Girl’s Sentimenal Journey to Doris Day’s Hollywood and Beyond
(2007) Hawthorne Publishing

Ray Boomhower: Fighter Pilot: The World War II Career of Alex Vraciu
(2010) Indiana Historical Society Press

Melanie Bowlin: Real Stories of Big Cat Rescues
(2010) Indiana University Press

Dick Cady: Scavengers: A True Story of Money, Murder and Madness
(2011) Riverview Books, LLC

Odette Chase: This Child’s War: A World War II Memoir
(2004) Red Bud Publishing Co.

Jonathan Coalson: Land Tumbling Backwards
(2011) Antediluvian Press

* Helen Frost: Keesha’s House and Crossing Stones
(2007) Farrar, Straus and Giroux
(2009) Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Laurie Gray: Summer Sanctuary
(2010) Luminis Books

Valiska Gregory: Title to be determined

Glory-June Greiff: People, Parks, and Perceptions: A History and Appreciation of Indiana State Parks
(2009) Woodsprite Press

John Guy: Middleman
(2010) IBJ Press

Lou Harry and Ed Wenck: Know Your Zombies: Test Your Brain Before It’s Eaten
(2011) Blue River Press

Jim Hillman: Beech Grove
(2011) Arcadia Publishing

James Hutchinson: Bombs Away!
(2008) AuthorHouse

Debra Kemp: The House of Pendragon I: The Firebrand
(2003) Amber Quill Press

JL Kato: Shadows Set in Concrete
(2010) Restoration Press

Chris Katsaropoulos: Antiphony
(2011) Luminis Books

Kelli Lawrence: Skating on Air: The Broadcast History of an Olympic Marquee Sport
(2011) McFarland

Russell Leonard: My Summer as a Cub
(2011) AuthorHouse

* Micah Ling: Three Islands and Sweetgrass
(2009) sunnyoutside
(2010) sunnyoutside

Daniel Logan: The Lost Portal
(2011) James A. Rock & Co., Publishers

Vera Sonja Maass: Coping with Control and Manipulation
(2010) Praeger Publishing

Ali Mahjoub: Honor Thy God
(2010) IBJ Book publishing

Elsa Marston: Santa Claus in Baghdad and Other Stories About Teens in the Arab World
(2008) Indiana University Press

* Margaret McMullan: When I Crossed No-Bob and How I Found the Strong: A Civil War Story
(2007) Houghton Mifflin
(2004) Houghton Mifflin

* Aaron Michael Morales: Drowning Tucson
(2010) Coffee House Press

Mike Mullin: Ashfall
(2011) Tanglewood Press

* Bich Minh Nguyen: Short Girls and Stealing Buddha’s Dinner
(2009) Viking Penguin
(2007) Viking Penguin

Jennifer Niven: Velva Jean Learns to Fly
(2011) Plume (Penguin)

Tony Perona: Title to be determined

Tracy Richardson: Indian Summer
(2010) Indian Summer

Rita Rose: World’s Tallest Woman: The Giantess of Shelbyville High
(2008) Hawthorne Publishing

Scott Russell Sanders: A Conservationist Manifesto
(2009) Indiana University Press

Greg Schwipps: What This River Keeps
(2009) Ghost Road Press

Adam Seif: All about Spencer!
(2011) Self published by Adam Seif

Cheryl (C. L. ) Shore: Seeker of Truth
(2011) Eternal Press

David Smith: Sitting Pretty: The Life and Times of Clifton Webb
(2011) University Press of Mississippi

Juli Swisher: Secrets of Lighthouse Bluff
(2008) Publish America

Becky Thacker: Faithful Unto Death
(2011) University of Michigan Press

Ruth Esther Vawter: Adventures on Promise Island
Pleasant Word

Dick Wolfsie: Mopey Dick: Deep Thoughts from a Shallow Mind
(2011) Blue River Press

IBJ Book Publishing
Indiana Humanities
The Indianapolis Public Library
The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation
JCC of Indianapolis
The Writers’ Center of Indiana

  • Amy Paget

    What’s the process to get LEU credit since it looks as though you are not taking registration?

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  • Dave

    As a hoosier I just discovered the upcoming event yesterday. As a member of “goodreads.com” I was we had been notified earlier. At least 3 of the above listed authors and their books I would love to meet & buy. Probably can’t attend due to late discovery of event. Is this an annual??? If so, I’ll mark my 2012 calendar.

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