Participating Authors

Amilcar Araujo - Profile on Goodreads.com

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Amilcar Araujo

Profile on Goodreads.com
Julia Blaine - Profile on Amazon.com

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Julia Blaine

Profile on Amazon.com
Amy C. Blake - amycblake.com

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Amy C. Blake

amycblake.com
Betty Bleen - toocutetoboop.com

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Betty Bleen

toocutetoboop.com
Alan Borer - Profile on LinkedIn

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Alan Borer

Profile on LinkedIn
Isabel Brown aka Bella Brownley - isabelbrownbooks.com

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Isabel Brown aka Bella Brownley

isabelbrownbooks.com
Mike Flaherty - Profile on Facebook

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Mike Flaherty

Profile on Facebook
Patricia Gabela - Profile on Amazon.com

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Patricia Gabela

Profile on Amazon.com
Karen Harper - karenharperauthor.com

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Karen Harper

karenharperauthor.com
John Hegenberger - johnhegenberger.com

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John Hegenberger

johnhegenberger.com
Susan Gee Heino - SusanGH.com

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Susan Gee Heino

SusanGH.com
Judith A. Heise - Profile on CreateSpace.com

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Judith A. Heise

Profile on CreateSpace.com
Nancy Herriman - nancyherriman.com

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Nancy Herriman

nancyherriman.com
Latanya M. Hughes - latanyahughes.com

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Latanya M. Hughes

latanyahughes.com
E.M. Keelan - Profile on Amazon.com

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E.M. Keelan

Profile on Amazon.com
Carol Kehlmeier - Profile on Amazon.com

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Carol Kehlmeier

Profile on Amazon.com
Carol Kinsey - carolkinsey.net

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Carol Kinsey

carolkinsey.net
Jonathan Knight - jknightbooks.com

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Jonathan Knight

jknightbooks.com
W. Franklin Lattimore - wfranklinlattimore.com

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W. Franklin Lattimore

wfranklinlattimore.com
Lita Lawson - litalawson.com

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Lita Lawson

litalawson.com
Alex LeVasseur - jumpsplashbooks.com

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Alex LeVasseur

jumpsplashbooks.com
Rodrigo Lopez - Profile on Amazon.com

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Rodrigo Lopez

Profile on Amazon.com
Donna MacMeans - donnamacmeans.com

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Donna MacMeans

donnamacmeans.com
John Margeson - johnmargeson.com

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John Margeson

johnmargeson.com
Josef Matulich - dalmatianalley.wordpress.com

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Josef Matulich

dalmatianalley.wordpress.com
Stacy McKitrick - stacymckitrick.com

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Stacy McKitrick

stacymckitrick.com
M. P. McVey - mpmcvey.com

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M. P. McVey

mpmcvey.com
Tim McWhorter - timmcwhorter.com

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Tim McWhorter

timmcwhorter.com
Karen Meyer - ohiofrontierhistorylady.com

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Karen Meyer

ohiofrontierhistorylady.com
Lizzy Miles - Profile on LinkedIn

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Lizzy Miles

Profile on LinkedIn
Douglas Montgomery - Profile on SmashWords.com

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Douglas Montgomery

Profile on SmashWords.com
Joan Moos - Profile on Amazon.com

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Joan Moos

Profile on Amazon.com
Denise Morris - frankiestrange.com

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Denise Morris

frankiestrange.com
Tiyi Morris - Profile on OSU.edu

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Tiyi Morris

Profile on OSU.edu
Steven Franklin Mount - stevenfranklinmount.com

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Steven Franklin Mount

stevenfranklinmount.com
Emmanuel Olawale - flavoroffavor.com

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Emmanuel Olawale

flavoroffavor.com
Carol Rosebrough - crosebrough.com

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Carol Rosebrough

crosebrough.com
Tabby Sapene - oasisoftheheart.com

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Tabby Sapene

oasisoftheheart.com
Colleen Scott - colleenscottfiction.com

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Colleen Scott

colleenscottfiction.com
Karin Shah - karinshah.wordpress.com

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Karin Shah

karinshah.wordpress.com
Ingrid Silvian - thepianotunersdaughter.com

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Ingrid Silvian

thepianotunersdaughter.com
Robert J. Smith - petectives.net

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Robert J. Smith

petectives.net
Christopher Stanley - jumpsplashbooks.com

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Christopher Stanley

jumpsplashbooks.com
Christopher Stollar - christopherstollar.com/

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Christopher Stollar

christopherstollar.com/
Cliff Strong - Profile on LinkedIn

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Cliff Strong

Profile on LinkedIn
Rich Tenaglia - richtenagliaauthor.com/

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Rich Tenaglia

richtenagliaauthor.com/
Sandra Valencia - sandravalencia.net

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Sandra Valencia

sandravalencia.net
John D. Vazquez - Profile on Goodreads.com

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John D. Vazquez

Profile on Goodreads.com
James A. Willis - strangeandspookyworld.com

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James A. Willis

strangeandspookyworld.com

Books by participating authors include...

Adrian's pearl - Julia Blaine

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Adrian's pearl

Julia Blaine
Angel on our bedpost - Judith Heise (no copies available)

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Angel on our bedpost

Judith Heise (no copies available)
Bad red shoes - Betty Bleen

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Bad red shoes

Betty Bleen
Balls! - Michael J Rosen

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Balls!

Michael J Rosen
Balls! : round 2 - Michael J Rosen

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Balls! : round 2

Michael J Rosen
The big book of Ohio ghost stories - James A Willis

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The big book of Ohio ghost stories

James A Willis
Bite me, I'm yours - Stacy McKitrick

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Bite me, I'm yours

Stacy McKitrick
The black lens - Christopher Stollar

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The black lens

Christopher Stollar
Blackened - Tim McWhorter

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Blackened

Tim McWhorter
Bone white - Tim McWhorter

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Bone white

Tim McWhorter
Bound by moonlight

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Bound by moonlight

The bride can't cook - Susan Gee Heino

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The bride can't cook

Susan Gee Heino
Broken bonds - Karen (Karen S.) Harper

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Broken bonds

Karen (Karen S.) Harper
The Browns bible : the complete game-by-game history of the Cleveland Browns - Jonathan Knight

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The Browns bible : the complete game-by-game history of the Cleveland Browns

Jonathan Knight
Candidate for love - Lita Lawson

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Candidate for love

Lita Lawson
Charming the professor - Donna MacMeans

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Charming the professor

Donna MacMeans
Classic Browns : the 50 greatest games in Cleveland Browns history  - Jonathan Knight

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Classic Browns : the 50 greatest games in Cleveland Browns history

Jonathan Knight
Colorblind - Amy C Blake

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Colorblind

Amy C Blake
Crown of thorns - E. M Keelan

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Crown of thorns

E. M Keelan
A farmer's world : the 1861 diary of Harvey Devoe, Knox County, Ohio - Alan Borer

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A farmer's world : the 1861 diary of Harvey Devoe, Knox County, Ohio

Alan Borer
The flavor of favor : quest for the American dream : a memoir - Emmanuel Olawale

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The flavor of favor : quest for the American dream : a memoir

Emmanuel Olawale
Frankie's strange day at the zoo - Denise Morris

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Frankie's strange day at the zoo

Denise Morris
Gaten's way - John D. Vazquez (no copies available)

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Gaten's way

John D. Vazquez (no copies available)
Greater love - Carol Kinsey

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Greater love

Carol Kinsey
Guardian redeemed - Sandra Valencia

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Guardian redeemed

Sandra Valencia
Hey, that dog has a big nose! - John Margeson

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Hey, that dog has a big nose!

John Margeson
I dreamed I was a bird - Christopher Stanley, author. Alexander LeVasseur, illustrator.

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I dreamed I was a bird

Christopher Stanley, author. Alexander LeVasseur, illustrator.
The lion's share - Karin Shah

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The lion's share

Karin Shah
Loving yourself through cancer : a journey of hope and inspiration - Carol Rosebrough

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Loving yourself through cancer : a journey of hope and inspiration

Carol Rosebrough
The making of Major League : a juuuust a bit inside look at the classic baseball comedy - Jonathan Knight

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The making of Major League : a juuuust a bit inside look at the classic baseball comedy

Jonathan Knight
Mental alchemy: spiritual affirmations to change your life - Tabby Sapene

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Mental alchemy: spiritual affirmations to change your life

Tabby Sapene
Misconceptions : a suspense novel - Colleen Scott

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Misconceptions : a suspense novel

Colleen Scott
Miss Farrow's feathers

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Miss Farrow's feathers

A Nelsonville sojourn - Steven Franklin Mount

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A Nelsonville sojourn

Steven Franklin Mount
No comfort for the lost : a mystery of old San Francisco - Nancy Herriman

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No comfort for the lost : a mystery of old San Francisco

Nancy Herriman
North to freedom - Karen Meyer

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North to freedom

Karen Meyer
Ohio's historic haunts : investigating the paranormal in the Buckeye State - James A Willis

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Ohio's historic haunts : investigating the paranormal in the Buckeye State

James A Willis
Pagando el precio - Patricia Gabela

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Pagando el precio

Patricia Gabela
Petectives : under fire - Robert J Smith

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Petectives : under fire

Robert J Smith
The piano tuner's daughter - Ingrid Silvian

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The piano tuner's daughter

Ingrid Silvian
Plod on, sleepless giant - M. P. McVey

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Plod on, sleepless giant

M. P. McVey
Poems by a star vagrant - Douglas Montgomery

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Poems by a star vagrant

Douglas Montgomery
Portia's revelation - Rich Tenaglia

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Portia's revelation

Rich Tenaglia
Power tools in the Sacred Grove - Josef Matulich

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Power tools in the Sacred Grove

Josef Matulich
The Royal nanny

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The Royal nanny

Secrets from heaven : scriptures that will help you get your prayers answered! - Latanya M. Hughes

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Secrets from heaven : scriptures that will help you get your prayers answered!

Latanya M. Hughes
Smart, simple and easy long term car ownership : save thousands - Cliff the car guy

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Smart, simple and easy long term car ownership : save thousands

Cliff the car guy
The smoking section: semories of America's most hated vice

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The smoking section: semories of America's most hated vice

Son of the tides - Isabel Brown (no copies available)

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Son of the tides

Isabel Brown (no copies available)
Spadefall - John Hegenberger

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Spadefall

John Hegenberger
Starfall - John Hegenberger

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Starfall

John Hegenberger
Stars of Ambracor - Sandra Valencia

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Stars of Ambracor

Sandra Valencia
Stick figure - Carol Kehlmeier

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Stick figure

Carol Kehlmeier
Stone cold truth : Rocky poetic platitudes  - Douglas Montgomery

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Stone cold truth : Rocky poetic platitudes

Douglas Montgomery
The tale of Tallest Rabbit - Rodrigo Lopez

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The tale of Tallest Rabbit

Rodrigo Lopez
The tiara mystery - Karen Meyer

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The tiara mystery

Karen Meyer
To soar : life is an attitude - Joan Moos

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To soar : life is an attitude

Joan Moos
The Trojan horse traitor - Amy C Blake

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The Trojan horse traitor

Amy C Blake
Waiting for the dawn : poetry and ramblings of an insomniac - Douglas Montgomery

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Waiting for the dawn : poetry and ramblings of an insomniac

Douglas Montgomery
When darkness comes: sacrifices must be made - W. Franklin Lattimore (no copies available)

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When darkness comes: sacrifices must be made

W. Franklin Lattimore (no copies available)
Whose story is this, anyway? - Mike (Author at Sterling Children's Books) Flaherty

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Whose story is this, anyway?

Mike (Author at Sterling Children's Books) Flaherty
Womanpower Unlimited and the Black freedom struggle in Mississippi - Tiyi Morris

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Womanpower Unlimited and the Black freedom struggle in Mississippi

Tiyi Morris

About the Festival

Suspense. Historical romance. Inspirational fiction. Picture books for kids. Books of all genres will be highlighted as 50 writers from around Central Ohio gather for casual meet & greets.

Enjoy one-on-one time with authors, purchase books for signing, enter a raffle for door prizes and grab a snack from food trucks. 

Free and open to the public. Follow along with #wplbookfestival.

Date and Time

August 28, 2016
1-5pm

Westerville Public Library
126 S. State St. 
Westerville, OH 43081 (map)

Panel Discussions

Nonfiction Writers
Meeting Room A, 1:15-2:00pm
Authors Jonathan Knight, Lizzy Miles, and James A. Willis will discuss their work, nonfiction writing and will take questions from the audience.

Nurturing the Writer in Yourself and Your Child
Meeting Room A, 2:30-3:15pm 
This panel explores practical ways to develop a love for writing in yourself and your children and examines various publishing options used by three local authors: Amy C. Blake, Carol Kinsey and Colleen Scott.

Romance Writers
Meeting Room A, 3:45-4:30pm
Susan Gee Heino, Lita Lawson, Donna MacMeans and Stacy McKitrick will discuss their work, writing romance and take audience questions.

Poetry Readings

Betty Bleen
Atrium, 1:30-1:45pm

Douglas Montgomery
Atrium, 2:30-2:45pm

Joan Moos
Atrium, 3:30-3:45pm

Patricia Gabela
Atrium, 4:30-4:45pm

Activities for Kids

Jump Splash Books
Youth Services Activity Center, 2:00-2:45pm

For grades K-5. The creative team of Jump Splash Books will discuss the importance of wonder and imagination in a reading of their books. Kids, be prepared to use your imaginations to help create a character that will be featured in a special Halloween book, to be released in Fall 2017.

Session with Mike Flaherty and John Margeson
Youth Services Activity Center, 3:15-3:45pm

Session with Denise Morris
Youth Services Activity Center, 4:15-4:45pm

Featuring the Westerville Community Bands

As you mingle with the authors, enjoy the sounds of the Westerville Community Bands.

Events & Classes (Authors)

Hours
Mon - Thurs

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Fri

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sun

1 p.m. - 6 p.m.