Join us for the Nevada County Community Library’s first Local Author Showcase
Saturday, October 20th from 11 a.m to 2:00 pm
@ the Madelyn Helling Library
Open to all
Refreshments will be available
11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Molly Fisk, Nevada County's Poet Laureate, will kick off the event with reading selections from her work in the Library's Collaborative Technology Center classroom. Fisk is appearing courtesy of the Nevada County Arts Council. Lori Burkhart-Frank will moderate a panel discussion, "From Paper to Published in Nevada County." Panelists will include Fisk; Josh Weil, 2017 winner of the California Book Award for Fiction; award-winning young adult novelist Kim Culbertson; and Leslie Rivers of Sierra Muses Press. Topics include what it's like to be a writer in Nevada County, resources available to authors, and traditional and emerging trends for publishing.
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Gene Albaugh Community Room will host dozens of local authors who will be available to discuss their work and sign copies of their books for purchase. Participating authors write for all ages - adults, teens, and children. They represent a wide variety of genres and perspectives, including local history, self-help, humor, nature, poetry, historical fiction, romance, and mysteries.
For further information, please contact Laura Pappani, Grass Valley Branch Manager, at (530) 470-2692.