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Saturday, October 26, 2019 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Duke Energy Convention Center

Free Admission

Author Talks

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

10:3011:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Room 206 Saving Fiona Video Premiere
Thane Maynard
Author Spotlight:
Jason Reynolds
CET’s The Great American Read
James Mustich, Leah Stewart, Brooks Rexroat, Kristen Lepionka, Mark Athitakis, Jasmine Warga, Carlos Lozada
Noteworthy New Nonfiction
Elizabeth Garber, Garin Pirnia, Ted Rall, Matt Williams, Carlos Lozada
Room 211

New Cookbooks

Kelly Jo Baute, Maggie Green, Mary Newman, Matt Rapposelli

New Young Adult Fiction

David Arnold, Adib Khorram, Jessica Pennington, Kerry Winfrey

Author Spotlight:

Sara Paretsky

Author Spotlight:

Wil Haygood

Noteworthy New Fiction

James Markert, Hannah Pittard, Moriel Rothman-Zecher, Tatjana Soli

Room 212

Cincinnati Sports

John Erardi, Chris Garber and Chad Dotson, Dick Maloney and Steve Watkins, David Wanczyk

Author Spotlight

Alice McDermott

Exploring Cincinnati:
The Weird & Wonderful

Cincinnati Artworks, Jeff Suess, Kathyrn Witt

New Middle Grade Fiction

Kamilla Benko, Jake Burt, Supriya Kelkar, Tui Sutherland

Author Spotlight:

Grady Hendrix


Schedule of Events: Author Pavilion Stage

11 a.m.11:30 a.m.12 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Jay Kalagayan, MeSseD ComicsSusannah Maynard, Rescue Cats: Portraits and StoriesThe Flying Pig Marathon:
Twenty Years Running
Sarah Rose Nordgren,
Darwin’s Mother


1 p.m.1:30 p.m.2 p.m.2:30 p.m.3 p.m.
John I. “Hans” Gilderbloom, Chromatic Homes:
The Joy of Color in Historic Places
Julie Ream,
Encyclopedia of Rainbows
Robert Schrage & David Schroeder,
Lost Northern Kentucky
John Jakle,
The Ohio: The Historic River in Vintage Postcard Art¸ 1900-1960
Jereme Zimmerman,
Brew Beer Like A Yeti