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THANK YOU to everyone who made our inaugural Local Author Festival a success. 

Special thanks to the Avon Education Foundation for the grant

that funded our finale with audiobook narrator Johnny Heller.

Look for our survey in late winter 2015

for a chance to be a part of the 2015 festival.

Our authors and presenters during Summer 2014 included:

Brian Jud, CT Authors and Publishers Association,

Cori Lynn Arnold, Scalding Deceit

Steve Liskow, Postcards of the Hanging

Carole Shmurak, Most Likely to Murder

Chuck Miceli, Amanda’s Room

Kim Knox Beckius, New England’s Historic Homes and Gardens

Erika Fleury, Monkey Business: A History of Nonhuman Primate Rights

Ira Spar, MD, New Haven’s Civil War Hospital

Jerry Craft, The Offenders

Marilyn Davis, Maddie and Beanie’s Magical Journey

Gail Gauthier, Saving the planet and stuff

Stacy DeKeyser, The Brixen Witch

Nora Howard, Catch’d on Fire

Jeremy Joyell, A lifetime ago, before the death of childhood

Bob Kaszas, White Mountain Lions, Season to Remember, a memoir

J. S. Morrison, From Exile to Eden

Johnny Heller, audiobook narrator


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