Margi Evans will be signing books in Fort Collins at the 6th Annual Local Author Day event sponsored by JAX Mercantile Co. on Saturday, November 8th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Evans will be signing her fantasies and her equestrian trail guide books at the popular event. For information, visit the store’s Facebook page.
Colorado Authors’ League Book Award recipients will share readings from their award winning books and offer their books for sale at CAL CON, this weekend’s Colorado Association of Libraries Convention at the Embassy Suites hotel, 4705 Clydesdale Parkway, in Loveland. The schedule for readings is: Read More
CAL’s second program of the year, “Sizzle! Sizzle! The Creative Side of Selling a Book,” offered attending authors a wealth of insight about marketing tools and strategies for selling their new books. The panel included Scott Johnson, founder of Sputnik Design Works; Nate Guy, Barnes & Noble bookseller; Jen Halligan of Jen Halligan PR; and Terry Wright, local author and publisher. Read More
Trapline, the third novel in the Allison Coil Mystery Series by Mark Stevens, will be released Nov. 8 from Midnight Ink. Denver launch event: 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21 at Tattered Cover in Lower Downtown (1628 16th St.). Mark will be at Barnes & Noble in Loveland (5835 Sky Pond Dr.) in Loveland on Nov. 22 (11 a.m.) and later the same day at Barbed Wire Books (3 p.m) in Longmont. “Colorado’s stunningly beautiful Flat Tops Wilderness hides some nasty secrets … Allison’s third adventure (Buried by the Roan, 2011, etc.) combines a loving portrait of a beautiful area with an ugly, all-too-believable conspiracy that could have been ripped from today’s headlines.” – Kirkus Reviews
Joy Overbeck has been publishing pre-election commentary pieces at The Daily Caller, Townhall, The Washington Times, My Colorado View and elsewhere. You can view her latest, a pre Halloween commentary at The Daily Caller, a site with over 400K Facebook likes, by clicking here.
Harry MacLean’s novel, The Joy of Killing, will be published by Counterpoint Press as its lead title in July 2015. MacLean’s four earlier works were all non-fiction, including In Broad Daylight, which won an Edgar for Best True Crime and was a New York Times bestseller. The Joy of Killing is presented by Counterpoint as a literary thriller.
Gluten-free author, Carol Fenster, will speak at 6 PM, Thursday, November 13, at the Gluten-Free Homemade Holidays Event at the Bookworm of Edwards Bookstore in Edwards, Colorado. Her topic is how to save time in the kitchen and attendees will taste dishes from her new book, 100 Best Quick Gluten-Free Recipes. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit www.bookwormofedwards.com.
Kathryn Winograd’s essay, On Wind and Fire, is in the current issue of The Florida Review. Her essay, Confessions of a Memoirist, is a finalist for the Room Of Her Own Foundation’s 2014 Orlando Prize in Creative Nonfiction. She presently writes a monthly environmental and nature column, “Migrations at 9600 ft,” for Beacon. Her collection of nonfiction, Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation received a five star review from Foreword Reviews and was Editor’s Pick on Story Circle Book Reviews. Join her this month for a workshop with Annie Dawid on Instagraph: Flash Prose at the Castle Rock Arapahoe Community College Campus October 23rd at 5:30 RSVP by Oct 20.
The Colorado Authors’ League Co-Op Book Booth, which sold more than 300 books at last year’s Denver Junior League Holiday Mart, is now accepting registration for this year’s booth from non-members who can join 30 CAL authors already signed up. Registration ($100 for members / $150 for non-members) can be found on the CAL website by clicking here. Non-members who apply for membership in CAL and are approved will receive a $50 refund and all CAL benefits through May, 2015. Read More