Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Milton to Host Southern Wisconsin Author Fair

Below is a press release about the Southern Wisconsin Author Fair that will take place April 14, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 715 Campus Street, Milton, WI.

Ten writers have committed to be a part of the first Southern Wisconsin Author Fair set for April 14 at The Gathering Place in Milton. 

Readers from the area will be able to talk with the writers about their books and buy autographed copies. Additionally, they will be able to sit in on readings in The Gathering Place’s library.

Unpublished writers also will be able to take part in a writers workshop that will be taught by author and creative writing instructor Kathie Giorgio. Giorgio teaches online and studio classes for her business, AllWriters’ Workplace in Waukesha, and online classes for Writers Digest magazine. 

The Author Fair roster includes:
  • Dan Manoyan, Kenosha, biography (Alan Ameche: The Story of “The Horse”)
  • Catherine Witek, Janesville, historical fiction (The Trials of Misella Cross)
  • Doris Greenberg and Pandre Shandley, suburban Milwaukee, young adult fiction (The Legend of L’Esprit)
  • Andrea Thalasinos, Madison, general fiction (An Echo Through the Snow)
  • Elizabeth Ridley, Brookfield, historical fiction (The Remarkable Journey of Miss Tranby Quirke)
  • Douglas Armstrong, Whitefish Bay, young adult fiction (Even Sunflowers Cast Shadows)
  • Kathie Giogio, Waukesha, general fiction (The Home for Wayward Clocks)
  • Norman Gilliland, Madison, mystery (Midnight Catch)
  • Jerry Peterson, Janesville, mystery (Rage).
Fair hours are 1-4 p.m. 

For more information, contact Jerry Peterson at (608) 752-1555 or by e-mail at jerrypetersonbooks@gmail.com.