Author Visits

Upcoming Author Visits

Saturday, June 7, 2014, 11 AM (Mounce Library, Bryan):
     Local author Brenda Blair will talk about her book Because of the Camels
. For more information, contact Peggy or Debbie at (979) 209-5600.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 (Ringer Library, CS):
     Local author Molly Blaisdell will talk about her book Plumb Crazy.
This book is a crossover young adult (teen) / new adult (college age) novel, so we will be splitting Molly’s visit into two sections. Both visits will include Star Trek trivia, prizes, and twinkies, but we will have teens in the room at 4:30 and will have adults in the room from 5:15 to 6:00. For more information, contact Kendra at (979) 764-3416 or email

If you are an author interested in visiting the library, please contact the Reference Desk at (979) 764-3416 or email

Recent Author Visit

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 4-6 PM (Ringer Library, CS):
     Rachel Caine, author of the Morganville Vampire series and the Weather Warden series, visited Ringer Library during the tour for her new teen book, Prince of Shadows.
Contact Kendra at (979) 764-3416 for more details.

2013-2014 Author Visits:

Christie Craig – contemporary romance, YA paranormal (as C.C. Hunter), “polish me pretty” editing workshop (Ringer Library, 11/9/13)

Diane Kelly – “Death and Taxes”, humorous romantic mystery, humor writing workshop (Ringer Library, 6/15/13)

Kathy DiSanto – futuristic thriller, self-publishing (Ringer Library, 11/20/13)

Li Cross – local author, “Racing for a Cure – Dying to Know the Truth” (Ringer Library, 8/17/13)

Mark Troy – hard-boiled women: female villains and detectives in crime fiction, (Ringer Library, 1/29/13); plotting your story (Ringer Library, 6/15/13)

Nancy Stebbins – flash fiction, very short fiction (Ringer Library, 4/13/13)

Reavis Z. Wortham – Red River mystery series, guest speaker at Brazos Writers Crime 101 workshop (Ringer Library, 8/17/13)

Robert Treskillard – “The Merlin Spiral”, young adult fantasy (Ringer Library, Skype visit, 10/18/13)

Vickie L. Peach Wilkins – local author of If horses could talk (Ringer Library, 1/25/14, with Magical Muzzles & Manes miniature horses)

2012 Author Visits:

Barbara Donalson Althaus“Kyle Tough”, history of Texas A&M and Kyle Field’s namesake (Ringer Library, 11/3/12)

Bill Harper – nonfiction, history, memoirs, Huntsville prison siege, talk and book signing (Ringer Library, 12/1/12)

Bill Klemm, “Memory Medic” – Study Tips for Students (Ringer Library, 10/19/12) and Memory Program for Seniors (Ringer Library, 11/13/12)

Diane Kelly – mystery and romance (Ringer Library, 6/23/12)

Jeanette Larson – children’s hummingbird book (Mounce Library, 4/28/12)

Kathy DiSanto – futuristic thriller eBook (Ringer Library, 11/17/12)

Keren David – young adult fiction (author visit via Skype with Mounce Library, 8/5/12)

Kerrelyn Sparks – vampire romance and historical romance (Ringer Library, 10/27/12)

Kit Frazier – mystery (Ringer Library, 7/21/12)

Martha Wells – science fiction and fantasy (Ringer Library, 6/9/12)

Mitzi Pool Bridges – romantic suspense (Ringer Library, 11/17/12)

Molly Blaisdell, Teen Novel Boot Camp for ages 10-19 (Ringer Library, 11/6/12)

Rosemary Clement-Moore – young adult fantasy (Ringer Library, 5/15/12)

Sophie Jordan – young adult fantasy and historical and paranormal romance for adults (Ringer Library, 7/15/12)

Tera Lynn Childs – young adult fantasy (Ringer Library, 9/13/12)


Brazos Valley SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)
Brazos Writers
Bryan Public Library Facebook page
Events Calendar, Bryan+College Station Public Library System
Larry J. Ringer Public Library Facebook page
Mystery Writers of America
NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)
Romance Writers of America
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America

Contact Info:

Larry J. Ringer Library
1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S.
College Station, TX 77845
(979) 764-3416

Clara B. Mounce Public Library
201 E. 26th St.
Bryan, TX 77803
(979) 209-5600

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