Events and Programs at The Indianapolis Public Library

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Indy Author Fair: Meet an Author, Be an Author
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 11 AM – 4:30 PM
Indianapolis Public Library

40 E Saint Clair St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

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Plan your travel and avoid the Monumental Marathon, which will cause several road closures across town on Saturday morning:
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Join fellow writers for a day devoted expressly to Indiana's talented authors. Writing workshops led by experts from the Indiana Writers Center will occur from 11:15-4:30 p.m. The Indy Author Fair networking event with more than 40 up-and coming Indiana authors takes place from 11:30-2:00 p.m.  

Schedule for Meet an Author, Be an Author Day:

11:00             Doors Open

11:15-12:15   Knall Room/ Get Started – Tracy Line

11:30-2:00       Simon Reading Room

Indy Author Fair- Networking with more than 40 authors


Workshops – First Sessions

12:30-1:45       Knall Room/So You Want To Write A Novel – Barbara Shoup

12:30-1:45       Goodrich-Houk Room/Self-Publishing – Rob Kent

12:30-1:45       CBLC
The Writing Life Panel – Sarah Layden, Maurice Broaddus, Saundra Mitchell


Workshops – Second Sessions

2:00-3:15         Auditorium
Children’s Books Panel – Maurice Broaddus, John David Anderson, Saundra Mitchell, Troy Cummings

2:00-3:15         Knall Room/Flash Fiction Workshop – Sarah Layden

2:00-3:15         Goodrich-Houk Room/Social Media and Marketing – Rob Kent

2:00-3:15         Learning Curve Arena/Memoir Writing – Barb Shoup

2:00-3:15         CBLC
How to Start a Writing Group – Ebony Chappel, JL Kato, Kristin Carson, Joyce Brinkman

3:30-4:30         Auditorium/Ask a Writer – Barbara Shoup

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