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Don't miss our #SIBA19 AUTHORinteractions

Posted By Linda-Marie Barrett, Monday, August 19, 2019

Are you enthralled by authors in conversation, or an event planner looking for inspiration, or a fan of authors of a similar genre coming together to discuss their craft? Maybe all three? Check out our AUTHORinteraction Events on Friday, (9/13) of our #SIBA19 Discovery Show and plan your time accordingly. You can find our full schedule of events here.


9AM: Pat Conroy - Our Prince of Scribes

Moderated by Jonathan Haupt, Executive Director of the Pat Conroy Literary Center, the four featured writers will share from their relationships with Pat Conroy, and discuss his influence on their writing lives.

Ashley Warlick, The Arrangement (Penguin)

Ron Rash, The Risen (HarperCollins)

George Singleton, Staff Picks (LSU Press)

John Lane, Neighborhood Hawks (UGA Press)

  


10AM: Too Good to be True Fiction Authors Panel

Moderator: Sally Brewster, co-owner of Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC 

Rita Woods, Remembrance (Forge Books)

Sarah Loudin Thomas, When Silence Sings (Bethany House)

Jordan Farmer, The Poison Flood (G. P. Putnam's Sons)

Lawrence Reid Bechtel, A Partial Son (BQB Publishing)

Diane Chamberlain, Big Lies in a Small Town (Macmillan)

Patti Callahan Henry, The Perfect Love Song (Thomas Nelson)


11AM: Read Early, Read Often Childrens’ Authors Panel

Moderator: Mary Ruthless, owner of Foggy Pine Books in Boone, NC

Victoria Schwab, Tunnel of Bones (Scholastic Press)

Camille Andros, From a Small Seed: The Story of Eliza Hamilton (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers)

Frank Sileo, Snitchy Witch (Magination)

Deborah Wiles, Anthem: The Sixties Trilogy (Scholastic Press)

Mike Lowery, Everything Awesome About Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Beasts (Orchard)

Shanda McCloskey, T-bone the Drone (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)


2PM: We Need True Stories Non Fiction Authors Panel

Tracie Harris-Fain of the Book House in Mableton, GA

Les Standiford, Palm Beach, Mar-a-Lago and the Rise of America's Xanadu (Atlantic Monthly Press)

Tom Clavin, All Blood Runs Red (Hanover Square)

S. C. Sam Gwynne, Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War (Scribner)

Allan Cheney, Crescendo: The Story of a Musical Genius who Forever Changed a Southern Town (W Publishing)

Michael Buffalo Smith, The Road Goes on Forever: Fifty Years of The Allman Brothers Band Music (1969-2019) (Mercer University Press)


3PM: Cold Mountain Book Series 

Charles Frazier, author of Cold Mountain, and financial supporter of Hub City Press's Cold Mountain Book Series, will moderate a discussion with the authors of the first three books in the series.

Jessica Handler, The Magnetic Girl

Mark Barr, Watershed

Carter Sickels, The Prettiest Star


4PM: Writing for the Young Adult Authors Panel

Moderator: Sally Bradshaw, owner of Midtown Reader in Tallahassee, FL

Mindy McGinnis, Be Not Far From Me (Katherine Tegen Books)

Helene Dunbar, We Are Lost and Found (Fire)

Jill Criswell, Beasts of the Frozen Sun (Blackstone Publishing)

Jenn Bennett, The Lady Rogue (Simon Pulse)

F. C. Yee, The Iron Will of Genie Low (Abrams)


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