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Books will be for sale at each of our author events!

To date, 90 authors have been part of this festival, including Archer Mayor, James Frey, Matthew Dicks, audiobook reader Johnny Heller, and a host of local Connecticut and New England writing talent. event featuring a well-known author, and continues with genre nights that allow writers to s

Travel Authors!

Tuesday, 7/26, 7:00 pm

Denis Horgan, author of The Bangkok World

Timothy Kenny, author of Far Country Stories From Abroad and Other Places

Glenn Maynard, author of Strapped Into an American Dream

Laura Noe, author of Traveling with My Son: Journeys of the Heart

Bob Wyss, author of The Man Who Built the Sierra Club, A Life of Davod Brower


Mystery Authors!

Thursday, 7/28, 7:00 pm

Sadie Hartwell,  author of Yarned and Dangerous

Chris Knopf, author of Cop Job

Edith Maxwell, author of Delivering the Truth

Kathryn Orzech, author of Asylum, A Dark Suspense Saga

Marian Lanouette, author of Burn in Hell



Fiction Night!

Wine and cheese will be served at this event. Bring your book club!

Thursday, 6/16, 7:00 pm

Geoffrey Craig, author of Scudder’s Gorge

Velya Jancz-Urban, author of Acquiescence

Dawn Leger, author of Eagle Scouting

Katie Schickel, author of The Mermaid's Secret (releasing that week!)

Thomas Christopher Greene, author of If I forget you (releasing that week!)

Avon Author Night!

Thursday, 6/23, 7:00 pm

John Caruso, author of  Semper Fi Padre

Shawn Elizabeth George, author of My Journey to Live From the Inside Out

Shannon Mazurick, author of Gemma: The Search For the Gem

Joel Samberg, author of Some Kind of Lonely Clown: The Music, Memory and Melancholy Lives of Karen Carpenter


Featured Author Matthew Dicks

Saturday, 6/25, 2:00 pm


Returning Authors Night!

Tuesday, 6/28, 7:00 pm

Cori Arnold, author of Thin Luck,

Steve Liskow, author of The Nowhere Man

Steven Parlato, author of The Namesake

Carole Shmurak author of Deadmistress

Ira Spar MD, author of Civil War Hospital Newspapers


Teen & Middle Reader Authors!

Tuesday, 7/12, 7:00 pm

Deborah Ann Davis, author of Fairly Certain

Liz Delton, author of  The Fifth City

Stacy Mozer, author of The Sweet Spot

Caragh M. O’Brien, author of The Rule of Mirrors (Vault of Dreams #2)

Padma Venkatraman, author of A Time to Dance

Children's Author Afternoon!

Friday, 7/15, 2:00 pm

Christine Ieronimo, author of  A Thirst for Home, A Story of Water Across the World

Donna LeBlanc, author of Explorations of Commander Josh

Mollie Wilson Ostroski, author of Duck Tape

Martha Simpson, author of The Dreidel That Wouldn’t Spin: A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah

Patricia Clark Smith, author of The Garden Party


Romance Author Afternoon!

Friday, 7/22, 2:00 pm

Victoria Hanlen, author of The Trouble with Misbehaving

Anna James, author of Chasing Memories – Book 2 Forevermore Series

Ann Clement, author of Debt of Honor

Jamie Schmidt, author of Life’s a Beach,

Megan Ryder, author of Going All the Way



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