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Saturday, October 28, 2017 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Duke Energy Convention Center

Free Admission

Author Talks

Books by the Banks

Join other fans as you learn more about your favorite authors and the books you love!

Hear your favorite authors talk about their work and more in these fun and informative sessions and panel discussions. Seating is first come, first served. You can meet all of our authors in the Author Pavilion.

Schedule of Events: Panels

   10:30 a.m.  11:30 a.m.  12:30 p.m.  1:30 p.m.  2:30 p.m.
Room 206

Best of New Fiction

Linda Castillo, Alan Drew, Stephanie Powell Watts

Author Spotlight:
Gretchen Carlson
Author Spotlight:
Lauren Oliver
Author Spotlight:
Kate DiCamillo
Author Spotlight:
Matt Bellassai
Room 211

Lost & Found Cincinnati

Cynthia Beischel, Steven Rolfes, Jeff Suess, Doug Weise 

Hauntings of the Heartland

Jane Ammesson, Jeff Cole, Keven McQueen, Johnathan Robson

Celebrate Jazz & Swing!

Fred Hersch, Jim Nunn

The Quest for Civil Rights

Judy Kuhn, Phillip Obermiller, Angela Stokes, Thomas Wagner

Noteworthy New Nonfiction

Brian Alexander, Dr. Lydia Kang, Jeff Rossen

Room 212

Picture Book Authors & Illustrators

Ben Clanton, Amanda Driscoll, Loren Long, Rafael Lopez

New Young Adult Fiction

Emily Henry, Erin McCahan, Lauren Oliver, Natalie Richards

New Juvenile Nonfiction

Jeanne Walker Harvey, Cheryl Keely, Andrew Maraniss, Stacy McAnulty

Thrillers & Suspense: New Fiction

David Bell, Kristen Lepionka, Catherine McKenzie, Jessica Strawser

New Middle Grade Fiction 

Gwenda Bond, Tamara Bundy, Chris Grabenstein, Mike Lowery, Christopher Rowe


Schedule of Events: Author Pavilion Stage

   11 a.m.  11:30 a.m. 12 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  2 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  3 p.m.
Pavilion Stage

50 Must-Try Craft Beers of Ohio

Rick Armon

The Yellow Envelope

Kim Dinan

MeSeSeD Comics

Jay Kalagayan

Rescue Dogs:

Susannah Maynard

One Good Mama Bone

Bren McClain

The Beer Cheese Book

Garin Pirnia

Facts from Space!

Dean Regas

Ohio State Football: The Forgotten Dawn

Robert Roman

No Meat Athlete Cookbook

Stefanie Romine