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Alpena Book Festival

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Downtown Alpena
Alpena, MI 49707 (989) 356-6188
Cost: FREE
Contact & More Info
Contact: Jessica Luther
Phone: (989) 356-6188

The day will start with a session on National Novel Writing Month led by local NaNoWriMo coordinator, author, and teacher Chanda Stafford. Following that, Traverse City writer Mardi Jo Link, author of When Evil Came to Good Hart, Isadore’sSecret, and Wicked Takes the Witness Stand, will talk about her true crime books and share how she found herself writing in this immensely popular genre. The remainder of the day will include panel discussions and author readings at Blue Phoenix and Olivet. Other writers scheduled to appear include Diane Burton, Christopher Chagnon, Robin Devereaux-Nelson, and Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli.



Alpena County George N, Fletcher Public Library

10:00 am- All About NaNoWriMo with Chanda Stafford

11:00 am- True Crime is Having a Moment with Mardi Jo Link


 Blue Phoenix Books

1:00 pm-Author Readings

2:00 pm- Panel Discussion- Why I Write

 Olivet Book and Gift



3:00 pm- Panel Discussion- When You're a Michigan Writer

4:00 pm-Author Readings


5:00 pm-Book sales and Signings at Blue Phoenix Books and Olivet Book and Gift