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40 LOCAL AUTHORS TO PARTICIPATE IN INDIE AUTHOR DAY Saturday, October 8 @ Downtown Central Library 10 a.m. – 3p.m. FREE

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Indie Author Day 2016

40 Local Authors to Participate in Indie Author Day

Saturday, October 8 @ Downtown Central Library  

10 a.m. – 3p.m. FREE

Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo joins nearly 300 libraries across the U.S. and Canada participating in Indie Author Day - designed to bring the community together on one day to raise awareness of local authors and demonstrate their place as a vibrant force in the publishing ecosystem.  Free and open to the public, authors will be selling their books and there will be presentations from five local writer/publisher experts as well as a live-stream featuring a global panel from the literary technology world who will offer inspiration and advice to the writing community.  

Participating WNY authors  

Christina M. Abt


Donald Blank


Liam Burke


Patrick Burke


Marilyn Cappelino


Steve Cichon


Christen Civiletto


William Donohue


Eva M. Doyle


Barbara Early


Steven G. Eoannou


Wende Essrow


William Faught


Mary Ann Giordano &    Dr. Paul Giordano


Mark Goldman & Elizabeth Leader


Linda Grace


Gerald L. Halligan


E.A. Hennessy


Brian Herberger


Rosanne L. Higgins


Christopher Hyzy


Fred Harold Jensen


Shirl Ann Jozak


Jeremiah McLain


Mary Mullett-Flynn                       


Stephen Nawotniak & Jeffery Scott Perdziak


David Noyes


Lissa Marie Redmond


Jim Santella


Margaret Schwab


Bob & Terri Skurzewski


Linda R. Smolarek


Dennis J. Sobotka


Dan Starr


Shane E. Stephenson


Mary E. Thompson


Mike Vogel & Paul Redding


Melody Von Smith


Speakers...Liz Hennessy, Barbara Early, Jonathon Welch, Steve Cichon & Marti Gorman     



Central Library Ring of Knowledge






Liz Hennessy

"Taking Publishing Into Your Own Hands"





Barbara Early

"Building Bridges: Practical Tips for Author Networking"






Jonathon Welch

"Independent Bookstore Matters"





Steve Cichon

"Start Writing Your Book NOW"






Marti Gorman

"The Publishing Process: From Concept to Distribution"






National Panel Discussion Feed (YouTube)