Local Author Fair

2022 Local Author Fair

Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Readers can connect with local authors, learn about new titles, and purchase signed copies of books at Elmhurst Public Library’s annual Local Author Fair. Authors will be spread throughout the Library.

Keynote: Kick Your Bad Writing Habits

Saturday, Aug. 20, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. • Kossmann Room + Live on Zoom • Adults + Grades 6-12

Through experience and interactive activities, author Crystal Cestari provides tangible tips and tricks for writing productivity, finding your next big idea, and getting published. Click here to register to attend in-person or to join online via Zoom.

Participating Authors

Find information on each author, as well as their most recent books below.

Michael Adams – Insiders

Joana Ardelean – Burnout 911: The Ultimate Guide to Work-Life Balance

Annette Bochenek, PhD. – Hometowns to Hollywood, Volume 1

Sabrina Chishti – Hide and Sneak

Cynthia ClampittDestination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest’s Remarkable Past

Phillip J. Cozzi – A Stranger’s Heart: Poems by a Critical Care Physician

Jason D’Antonio – The Behavioral Disordered

Mim Eichmann – Whatever Happened to Cathy Martin

Stephen Evans Jordan – Tatiana and the Russian Wolves

Libby Fisher Hellmann – Double Blind (A Georgia Harris Novel)

Terry Foote – Picturesque Poetry: Hauntingly Soulful Poetry with Voluptuous Visuals

Andrea Friederici Ross – Edith: The Rogue Rockefeller McCormick

Julie M. Gentile – How to Stay Calm in Chaos: An Everyday Self-Care Guide

Anna Marie Giuffre – The Adventures of Susie Spinach and the Little Gees

Barbara Gregorich – The F Words

Therese Marie Guldan – How Does Your Garden Grow

Jill Haddadin – Octopus Mom

Dennis Higgins – The Vacant Lot

Ken G. Jackson – 100 Writings for a Modern World (Book 1 & 2)

Zee Lacson – Revenant (Woolgathering, Book 2)

Catherine Lambrecht – Family Heirloom Recipes from the Illinois State Fair

Gina Lehman – Onions Mean I Love You

John F. Lyons – Joy and Fear: The Beatles, Chicago, and the 1960s

Robert M. Pine – ESL Games & Exercises

Kari PoharChâteau Merlot

Caryn Rivadeneira – Edward and Annie: A Penguin Adventure

Christie Sever – Easter Eggs in the Mud (Children of the World, Book 3)

Devon Shapland – Mother Leaves

Ellen Shubart – Chicago: An Illustrated Timeline

Judy Soria – Demi on the Diamond

Jen St. Jude – If Tomorrow Doesn’t Come

Maria Trinidad Herrera – Dissected: Healing With Poetry… My Journey of Two Aortic Dissection Surgeries

Madeleine Van Hecke – Once You Know

Dianne Vezza – Letters Home: Marietta, OH to Missionary Ridge, TN July 1862 to Nov 1863

James Whitmer – The Mice Who Wore Red and Other Children’s Poems

Audrey Wilson – Wrong Girl Gone

Massiel Zaragoza – We Are Twins But We Are Not Identical/¡Somos Gemelas pero No Somos Idénticas!


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