Confirmed Authors

Authors will be posted here as they are confirmed. Please check back frequently.

 

Tuesday, September 30

 

Opening Reception/Awards Ceremony

Nick Butler shotgun lovesongs

Nickolas Butler, SHOTGUN LOVESONGS (Thomas Dunne)

Winner — Midwest Booksellers Choice Award for Fiction
Winner — Great Lakes Great Reads

 

sidman heart

Joyce Sidman, WHAT THE HEART KNOWS (Houghton Mifflin)

Winner — Midwest Booksellers Choice Award for Poetry

 

Morris moose

Richard T. Morris, THIS IS A MOOSE (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

Winner — Midwest Booksellers Choice Award for Children’s Picture Book

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Robin Wall Kimmerer, BRAIDING SWEETGRASS (Milkweed Editions)

Winner — Midwest Booksellers Choice Award for Nonfiction

 

andrea_beaty rosie

Andrea Beaty, ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER (Abrams)

Winner — Great Lakes Great Reads

 

kate-dicamillo-300x220 flora-cover-222x300

Kate DiCamillo, FLORA & ULYSSES (Candlewick)

Winner — Midwest Booksellers Choice Award for YA/Middle-Grade
Winner — Voice of the Heartland Award

Wednesday, October 1

Moveable Feast

brooks horses

Malcolm Brooks, PAINTED HORSES (Grove)

 

cameron repo.jpg

W. Bruce Cameron, THE MIDNIGHT PLAN OF THE REPO MAN (Forge)

 

carlson armond

Nancy Carlson, ARMOND GOES TO A PARTY (Free Spirit Publishing)

 

ingram2 Clerihews

Paul Ingram, THE LOST CLERIHEWS OF PAUL INGRAM (Ice Cube Press)

 

lenfestey cave

James Lenfestey, SEEKING THE CAVE (Milkweed Editions)

 

parmar vanessa

Priya Parmar, VANESSA AND HER SISTER (Ballantine Bantam Dell)

 

tripp highwayman

Ben Tripp, THE ACCIDENTAL HIGHWAYMAN (Tor Teen)

 

Adult Author Dinner

Garth Stein sudden light

KEYNOTE: Garth Stein, A SUDDEN LIGHT (Simon & Schuster)

 

berg no cover

Elizabeth Berg, THE DREAM LOVE (Random House)

 

Thursday, October 2

Children’s Author Breakfast

HollyBlack_CassandraClare_authorphoto The Iron Trial_Final Cover

Cassandra Clare and Holly Black, THE IRON TRIAL (Scholastic)

 

polacco mr wayne

Patricia Polacco, MR. WAYNE’S MASTERPIECE (Penguin Group)

 

viorst Alexander

Judith Viorst, ALEXANDER, WHO’S TRYING HIS BEST TO BE THE BEST BOY EVER (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)

 

Regional Authors Booth

souder sky

William Souder, UNDER A WILD SKY (Milkweed Editions)

 

In-Booth Signings

dotson ocd

Alison Dotson, BEING ME WITH OCD (Free Spirit Press)

 

Book Signing Reception

heynen sins

Jim Heynen, ORDINARY SINS (Milkweed Editions)