The Springfield City Library is pleased to announce its eighth, biannual Local Author Fair which will run from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 in the Central Library Rotunda. The Author Fair showcases local talent and achievement in a free, open to the public setting featuring recently published writers.
Authors will be available to meet and greet the public, discuss their works, and sell and sign copies for readers of all ages. Authors come from many area communities including Agawam, Longmeadow, Northampton, Westfield, and of course Springfield, and others. They have books for teens, children, and adults so there is sure to be something for everyone. Come to the Fair on Saturday, March 22 and take stock in the pride of western Massachusetts!
Be sure to catch the televised discussion about this event on WGBY’s Connecting Point on Thursday, March 13, at 7:30 pm, with librarian Matthew Jaquith, local author Kevin Allen of Westfield, and Connecting Point’s host Aliz Koletas.
Authors scheduled to attend include:
- Kevin Allen (Westfield), The Marriage Counselor’s Secret Life, adult fiction
- Ray Connor (Belchertown), The Interdimensional Dumpster, YA fiction
- Eric Durham (Springfield), Transformed: the Past Doesn’t Have to Define Your Future, adult nonfiction
- Paula Finch (Springfield), Inspirational Thoughts of a Millionaire in the Making, adult nonfiction
- The Foundation (Springfield), adult fiction, poetry, & memoir (NOTE: The Foundation is a Springfield organization representing incarcerated writers) including AI.ex: First Wave and A Hustler’s Game
- Albert Garner (Springfield), Adventures of Dimi, children’s fiction
- June Greig (Longmeadow), A Dog to Remember, adult nonfiction
- Devin Griffiths (Belchertown), Virtual Ascendance, adult nonfiction
- Charlie Holmes (Springfield), Drug Dealer: Is It All Good?, adult nonfiction
- Jennifer Allis Provost (Agawam), Copper Girl, YA fiction
- Mariana Silva-Buck (Wales), The Adventures of Zandor, children fiction
- Elaine Wolf (Northampton), Camp, YA fiction