2018 Fox Cities Book Festival

The 2018 Fox Cities Book Festival begins on Monday, October 8, and runs through Sunday, October 14.

Authors have been selected.  And the schedule has been determined.

Here are the authors scheduled to appear at the Elisha D. Smith Public Library:

Monday, October 8, at 2:00pm  read the book
Adrian R. Martin (nonfiction, history, military, WWII)
Bataan-Corregidor POWs: What happened to them after they were surrendered?

Monday, October 8, at 6:30pm  read the book
Heather Holm (nonfiction, gardening)
The pollination of native plants.

Tuesday, October 9, at 1:00pm  read the book
Linda Vander Heyden (family-friendly, nature, picture books, on the craft of writing)
Turn your passion into a picture book -- the magic of monarchs

Tuesday, October 9, at 6:30pm  read the book   listen to the audiobook
Neal Griffin (fiction, mystery)
Writing the dark and dangerous world of small town policing

Thursday, October 11, at 10:30am
L. R. Strasburg (workshop, forum, roundtable, young adults)
YA author workshop

Thursday, October 11, at 2:00pm  read the book
Michael Edmonds (nonfiction, birds, history, nature)
Taking flight: a history of birds and people in the heart of America

Thursday, October 11, at 6:30pm   read the book
Tasha Schuh (nonfiction, inspirational, transformative)
Enjoy your ride

Friday, October 12, at 10:00am   read the book
Jay Matz (family-friendly, kids, illustrations, picture books, storytelling)
Nicholas Northwoods: how to create your own books!

Friday, October 12, at 2:00pm   read the book
Joseph Rein (fiction, short stories, Wisconsin)
Roads without houses: writing Wisconsin-based fiction

Saturday, October 13, at 9:00am
B.J. Hollars (nonfiction, history, reading)
The road south: rediscovery the freedom riders on the road south

Saturday, October 13, at 11:00am   read the book
Scott Spoolman (nonfiction, history, nature)
Wisconsin state parks: stories of geology and natural history

Saturday, October 13, at 1:00pm   read the book
Lynne Diebel (nonfiction, history, nature, travel)
Crossing the driftless: some upstream paddling required

Saturday, October 13, at 3:00pm   read the book     listen to the audiobook     read the large print
Linda Castillo (headliner, mystery, on the craft of writing)
The fundamentals and essentials of writing the suspense novel

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