AUTHOR SHOWCASE SCHEDULE
January - May 2013
All Author Talks are from 6:30 pm – 7:50 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
(For more info, go to: Author Showcase Blog)
January 15th: Enid Shomer is the author of the highly acclaimed novel The Twelve Rooms of the Nile, a fictionalized account of the meeting of Gustave Flaubert and Florence Nightingale in 1850 in Egypt. She is also the author of several books of poetry. Website: www.enidshomer.com
February 19th: Irish author Pauline Lawless has written four Irish best-sellers. Her latest, Behind Every Cloud, is about a group who take a wine course. Other books have been about a women’s weight loss group, a collection of shoe addicts, and a family which relocates to Paris for a year. Website: www.paulinelawless.com
March 19th: Author, Augusta Scattergood’s debut young adult novel Glory Be is set in 1964 in a Mississippi town and is about friendship, family and difficult choices due to the arrival of the civil rights movement in their town. In November, Glory Be, was named by Amazon as a Top Middle Grade Novel for the Year. And Ms. Scattergood’s second book will be published by Scholastic in the autumn of 2014. Website: www.augustascattergood.com
April 16th: Paul Tsompanas’s non-fiction book Juan Patron: A Fallen Star in the Days of Billy the Kid reads like a rip-roaring six-shooter novel. The book is about the territory of New Mexico in the last half of the 1800’s whose hero Juan hobnobs with characters like Billy the Kid, and Lew Wallace, the author of Ben Hur, during the time of the bloody Lincoln County War.
May 21st: Senator Bob Graham, author of Keys to the Kingdom, is a former U.S. Senator and former Governor of the State of Florida. The book is set in the post 9/11 era with spies, murder, and international conspiracy.