Local Author Fair

Local Author Fair – Scheduled Authors

We are excited to host our second Local Author Fair on Saturday, October 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local authors will be gathered to talk about their books. Stop by and find your next great read!

Current list of scheduled authors:

  • Tony Aued, adult fiction author of FBI thriller series and murder mystery series
  • Erik Bean, information literacy advocate and adult nonfiction author of Bias Is All Around You: A Handbook for Inspecting Social Media & News Stories
  • Hildy Corbett adult nonfiction author of Dear Friend: The correspondence of Hildred L. Cress & Charles W. Husband, M.D.
  • Davajuan (Dave Bowman), adult suspense fiction author of The Davajuan Memoirs series
  • Jon David, teen and adult sci-fi/fantasy author. Books include The Savage Peak and Diary of a Lonely Demon
  • Michael Fitzpatrick adult nonfiction author of Condominium Living Today and Tomorrow
  • Melinda M. Fons, children’s book author of Pickup Pals
  • Carolyn Gier, adult nonfiction author of Fixing Broken Meetings
  • Jill Gleba, adult nonfiction author of Uncommon Sense: Stories about Saving, Investing and Everything In Between
  • Deborah-Lee Gollnitz, adult fiction author of the Husting Series
  • Victoria Mayhugh, children’s book author of the Three Little Words Series
  • Uzma Sharaf, adult nonfiction author
  • Biba Sheikh, adult nonfiction author of the Akashic Diaries
  • David Sirota, adult science fiction author of Mars Odyssey 2024: the Year of Discovery
  • Mark Snyder adult nonfiction author of Mountaintop: The Inside Story of Michigan’s 1997 National Title Climb
  • Laura Teste, children’s book author of Book of Bad Manners Trilogy
  • Iris Lee Underwood, adult fiction, poetry and memoir author. Books include The Mantle, Growing Lavender and Other Poems, and Matewan Garden Club

If you are a local author interested in participating, please contact Adult Services Department Head Laura J. Kraly at kralylau@btpl.org.

Take a look at this video from our April 2023 Local Author Fair featuring participating authors and library staff. A longer video is also available with more detailed interviews with the authors.

For more information, contact the Adult Services department by email at AskAdult@btpl.org or by calling 248.642.5800 and asking for the Adult Services Desk. If you require additional accommodations, please contact us.