Saturday, July 22, 2017

Lake County IL Authorfest Coming!

 Join me and 34 other authors at the 2nd Annual Lake County Authorfest! - August 5th at the Round Lake Beach Civic Center.

** KICK-OFF Author Panel! Tuesday, July 25 - 7 pm, Round Lake Area Library, 906 hart Rd. near the park district. See

* ALSO - Help Round Lake's flood-ravaged middle school library! Donate a children's book for grades K-5. Books collected at the event and at the Round Lake Area Library. 

* New! Youth Writing Contest! See below.

Brought to you by This Old Book in Grayslake, Lake County Authorfest will feature more than 35 authors at this family-friendly and admission-free event:
New this year:  Youth Creative Writing Contest for kids ages 4 to 8, 9 to 12, and 13 to 18. Winners in each category win a $50 This Old Book gift certificate and an Authorfest goodie bag. Pieces should be no longer than 2,000 words and the deadline to enter is July 24th. Click here for more information.

A portion of the proceeds go toward the Ray Bradbury Museum project in Waukegan, which seeks to restore the Carnegie library at 1 North Sheridan Road where Bradbury, author of DANDELION WINE, SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES, and FAREWELL SUMMER spent his formative years.

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