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

INDY AUTHOR FAIR
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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