Meet the Author Day

Saturday, April 29, 2017
10 AM – 12 PM
Mounce Library (201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803)

Published authors of all genres and in all formats and languages for all ages are invited to register for this chance to meet with readers and to promote and sell their work at the library. Unpublished authors who have firm publication dates for forthcoming titles are also invited.

The deadline for free registration is Monday, April 24. (Registration is only needed for authors. It is not necessary for members of the public who want to attend). To help publicize the event, authors should send a photo, a brief bio, author website and social media contact, titles and formats of your books, and links to book trailers on Youtube.

Authors should let us know how you prefer to be listed (real name, nickname, and/or pen names). For more information or to sign up, contact Peggy at (979) 209-5622 or pnoynaert@bryantx.gov. The earlier you send your information, the more likely we will be able to include it on the library’s website (first deadline for sending book trailer links has passed). To see author pages, click the active links on www.bcslibrary.org/meet-the-author-day (scroll further down this page).

Download a list of participating authors as a pdf file (current as of April 20).

Participating Authors

(click the names to see author profiles; list updated 4/22, authors sign up by 4/24):

  1. S. G. Armstrong, historical fiction
  2. Molly Blaisdell (also Cece Barlow), children’s picture books and nonfiction, teen and adult fiction
  3. Mitzi Pool Bridges, romantic suspense
  4. Rhonda Brinkmann (also as Rosalee Richland with co-author Christa Nardi), nonfiction and mystery
  5. Tammy Cross, Christian fiction for adults and young adults
  6. Larry Farmer, historical fiction and romance
  7. Katherine Fazzino, children’s picture book
  8. Susan Fletcher, children’s and young adult fiction, picture book, fantasy, historical fiction
  9. Sherry Garland, children’s picture books, historical fiction, and nonfiction
  10. Bill Harper, nonfiction
  11. Dawn Husted, young adult fantasy and science fiction
  12. Hugo Ibarra, children’s picture book in English and Spanish
  13. Ann Kellett, romance; also nonfiction (as a ghostwriter)
  14. Teri Metcalf, nonfiction and short stories
  15. Mary Mize, children’s picture books
  16. Christa Nardi (also as Rosalee Richland with co-author Rhonda Brinkmann), mystery; also teen mystery with Cassidy Salem
  17. Joseph Nagyvary, nonfiction
  18. Rebecca Nolen (also R. L. Nolen), suspense fiction for adults, children’s (middle grade) fiction
  19. Patricia Flaherty Pagan, short stories, poetry, and flash fiction
  20. Linda Ponder, nonfiction
  21. D. Marie Prokop, children’s and young adult science fiction, adventure, fantasy, horror, poetry, middle-grade fiction, short stories
  22. George W. Ramphrey, historical fiction, mystery romance, and nonfiction
  23. James B. Riverton, adult military action adventure/sci-fi and adult detective fiction
  24. Gary Roe, nonfiction
  25. Valerie Roeseler, paranormal fantasy
  26. Jimmy Sierra, short stories
  27. Photini (Tina) Sierra, short stories
  28. Mark Troy, mystery fiction and short stories
  29. B. W. Van Alstyne, chidren’s fiction and children’s picture book
  30. Betty Newman Wauer (deceased; daughters-in-law will represent her book), nonfiction
  31. Roland “Ro” Wauer, nonfiction
  32. Martha Wells, science fiction, fantasy, nonfiction, media tie-ins, young adult fantasy
  33. Kimberly Williams, children’s and adult fiction
  34. Gay Yellen, mystery; children’s fiction and historical fiction in progress
  35. Jane Zhang, fiction, artist; children’s book in progress
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