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2023 Author Fair

Join us on Saturday, November 11 from 10:30 a.m until 2:00 p.m. The author fair is in-person only. The author fair is open to the public from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m in the lower level. There is a break from 12:30 p.m thru 12:45 p.m. At 12:45 p.m., there will be a author panel discussion in the main level of  the library on how to get published. The day will finish with a questions and answer session at 1:30 p.m.

  • 10:30-12:30 p.m. – Author Fair open to the public in the lower level
  • 12:30-12:45 p.m. – Break
  • 12:45-1:30 p.m. – How to Get Published! Author panel discussion in the main level of the library
  • 1:30-2:00 p.m. – Q&A

List of Authors

Laura Jo Ackerman

Yes! I am a Military Child

Juvenile Non-fiction

Table 28


M. E. Bakos
(Mary Sebesta)

Killer Flip, A Home Renovator Mystery, Book 4

Adult – Cozy mystery

Table 2


Patty Jane Berg
(Patricia Berg)

The House in Nemadji Forest

YA Fiction/Thriller

Table 12

Rob Bignell

Wisconsin’s Best Autumn Hikes

Adult Non-fiction

Table 44

Allegra Birdseye-Hannula

How to Talk to Porcupines: A Youth Worker’s Communication Field Guide

Adult Non-fiction

Table 37

Melanie Black


Adult Psychological thriller

Table 9

Jacqueline Murray Brux

A Populist, a Pope, and the Soul of a Nation: Fratelli Tutti in an Age of Global Trumpism

Adult Non-fiction

Table 36

Sally Bronski Childs

Running Uphill: a Minnesota Theater Memoir

Adult Non-fiction

Table 38

Diane Davies

Willy the Covid Rescue Pup

Children’s fiction

Table 29

Leila Dexheimer

The Gold King

YA Fiction, dark fantasy

Table 26

Douglas Dorow

Twice Removed

Adult FBI Crime thriller

Table 8

Margreth Downing

The Big Lie

Juvenile History – illustrated with puppets

Table 30

Steve Fox

Sometimes Creek

Adult Gothic speculative literary fiction

Table 5

Lynn Garthwaite

Starless Midnight

Adult Mystery/Thriller

Table 11

John Gaspard

The Curious Mysteries of Eli Marks

Juvenile Mystery

Table 22

Elise Gregory

The Clayfields

Adult Fiction

Table 19

Jim Guhl

South of Luck

Adult Historical Fiction

Table 20

Roger F. Hartwich Jr.
M.S.E., M.S. – Author / Writer / Teacher

Billy the Bully

Juvenile Fiction/Non-fiction

Table 32

Korinn S. Hawkins

The Four Relationships: Seeking connection in a world of disconnect

Adult Non-fiction: hybrid self-help memoir

Table 40

Beth M. James

Gitana Life Plan

Adult Romantic suspense

Table 3

Cheryl K. Johnson

Box Lunch Lifestyle: Using Your Lunch Break to Win Back the Life You Deserve

Adult Non-fiction/Self-Help/Happiness/Motivation

Table 41

F. Killian
(Forrester Killian Fox)

A Boke of Gests

Adult – Short Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Sci-fi

Table 14

Dustin Koski

Robin Hood vs King Arthur

YA and Adult Historical Fiction

Table 15

Kerri Lukasavitz

Ghost Horse at Oak Lane Stable (Book 4)

Juvenile Fiction

Table 24

Thekla Madsen
(Thekla Fagerlie-Madsen)

Bad JuJu and the Eye of Oya

Adult Crime Thriller

Table 10

Michael Allan Mallory

The Lost Dragon Murder

Adult Mystery (Detective novel)

Table 6

Jacalyn Marie
(Jacki Shepard)

The Power of Positive Affirmations in Overcoming Abuse and Trauma

YA and Adult Self-help

Table 39

 Chris Norbury

Little Mountain, Big Trouble

Juvenile Fiction

Table 23

B. K. Oldre
(Bonnie Oldre)

Caravans in the Dark

Adult Historical fiction

Table 18

Priscilla Paton

When the House Burns

Adult Mystery/Fiction/Suspense

Table 4

Gary Porter

Griff: My Life as Drake’s Top Dog

Adult Non-fiction

Table 43

Frederick Poss

Murder on Big Stony Lonesome

YA and Adult Thriller

Table 33

A. W. Powers
(William J. Anderson)

Psychic Summons

Adult Paranormal thriller

Table 13

Sherry Roberts

Up There

Adult Contemporary fiction

Table 17

Tonya Schmitt

Backyard Mindfulness: Stories & Practices

Adult Self-help

Table 42

TK Sheffield

Model Suspect
(RWA Daphne du Maurier Honorable Mention for Excellence in Mystery)

Adult Cozy/Traditional/Comic mystery

Table 1

Amy Shomshak
(Amy Gaspard)


YA Fiction

Table 21

Michael Stanley
(Stanley Trollip)

A Deadly Covenant

Adult Police procedural and international mystery

Table 7

Shelley Tougas

Mommy’s New Friend

Juvenile Fiction

Table 27

Callie Trautmiller

Under the Dirt Sky

YA and Adult Historical fiction

Table 34

Amy J. Truesdell

From Binghamton to the Battlefield – The Civil War Letters of Rollin B. Truesdell

Adult Non-fiction

Table 35

Douglas Van Dyke Jr.

Misadventures of RPG Dice

YA Non-fiction comedy

Table 16

Jacqueline West

Long Lost

Juvenile and YA Mystery/Ghost story

Table 25

Savannah Williams

Roundabout House

Juvenile Minicomic / Juvenile adventure

Table 31

Map of Author Tables in the Lower Level Community Room and Gallery

1 TK Sheffield

2 M. E. Bakos

3 Beth M. James

4 Priscilla Paton

5 Steve Fox

6 Michael Allan Mallory

7 Michael Stanley

8 Douglas Dorow

9 Melanie Black

10 Thekla Madsen

11 Lynn Garthwaite

12 Patty Jane Berg

13 A. W. Powers

14 F. Killian

15 Dustin Koski

16 Dougla Van Dyke Jr.

17 Sherry Roberts

18 B. K. Oldre

19 Elise Gregory

20 Jim Guhl

21 Amy Shomshak

22 John Gaspard

23 Chris Norbury

24 Kerri Lukasavitz

25 Jacqueline West

26 Leila Dexheimer

27 Shelley Tougas

28 Laura Jo Ackerman

29 Diane Davies

30 Margreth Downing

31 Savannah Williams

32 Roger F. Hartwich Jr.

33 Frederick Poss

34 Callie Trautmiller

35 Amy J. Truesdell

36 Jacqueline Murray Brux

37 Allegra Birdseye-Hannula

38 Sally Bronski Childs

39 Jacalyn Marie

40 Korinn S. Hawkins

41 Cheryl K. Johnson

42 Tonya Schmitt

43 Gary Porter

44 Rob Bignell


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