The Author Fair (San Bernardino) 8/12/17

The Author Fair will be held in the Kellogg Roomsat room in the Feldheym Central Library in San Bernardino. Authors from throughout Southern California have been invited to discuss their works and sell and sign books. This is a good opportunity to meet local authors and authors from around Southern California who represent many genres; including fiction, non-fiction, science fiction, fantasy, poetry, political cartoons, children’s books, young adult books, local history, and mystery.

Over 30 authors, poets, and cartoonists have confirmed their participation including: A.J. Avila, Al Ward, Alice Hall, Angie Martin, Beth Winokur, David G. Brown, David Putnam, Dr. Dawn Menge, Ernie Garcia, Eve Gaal, Dr. Frank Stern, Gail Picado, Gary & Isabel Walbourne, Herb Williams, Janet Rendall, Judith Valles, Julia Amante, Larry Burns, Laurence Perry, Luis A. Fuerte, Lynette Davis, Mary Ruth Hughes, Michael Palmer, M.L. Spencer, Norman Edelen, Phil Yeh, Ray Jay Perreault, Romaine Washington, Suzanne Saunders, and Theresa Elders.


Two workshops will be held during the event: Theresa Elders will present a workshop called ’31 Great Places to Publish Personal Essays’ at 3:00 PM in the Bing Wong Auditorium. Elders’ stories have been featured in over 100 books, including such series as Chicken Soup for the Soul, A Cup of Comfort, Thin Threads, and HCI Ultimate.


Larry Burns will present a workshop called ‘Bringing Your Book to Life’ at 2:00 PM in the Bing Wong Auditorium. Burns will discuss his experiences over the last year when he created several events to promote his books. He will share the events he put together, as well as some of his methods to discover places where he could promote himself. In 2015, Larry Burns ended a decade -long administration career to focus on teaching and writing full time, and a year later had his first book contract. He has an MFA in Creative Writing and teaches in the College of Humanities and Sciences at University of Phoenix. He is a founding member of Inlandia Institute, a non-profit literary advocacy group.


This event is sponsored by the Friends of the San Bernardino Library.

What: The Author Fair

Where: Norman F. Feldheym Central Library, 555 West 6th Street, San Bernardino, CA, 92410

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 1-5:00PM