2019 Poetry

Children/Teens | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Moderators Listed in alphabetical order Ned Balbo The Poetry of January O’Neil & Ned Balbo — Saturday 11:00 AM Ned Balbo’s books include Upcycling Paumanok and The Trials of Edgar Poe and Other Poems, awarded the Poets’ Prize and the Donald Justice Prize. His new book, 3 […]

2019 Nonfiction

Children/Teens | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Moderators Listed in alphabetical order Masoumeh (Masih) Alinejad-Ghomi Visionary Women: a History, a Novel and a Memoir — Saturday 1:00 PM Masoumeh (Masih) Alinejad-Ghomi was born in 1976 in Ghomikola, Babol. She is an award-winning Iranian journalist, broadcaster, blogger and founder of the My Stealthy Freedom movement. […]

2019 Moderators

Children/Teens | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Moderators Listed in alphabetical order Myfanwy Collins Friday Black — Saturday 9:00 AM Myfanwy Collins lives in Newburyport. She is the Staff Writer at Bookish.com and has published a novel, Echolocation (2012), a collection of her short fiction, I Am Holding Your Hand (2013), and a YA […]

2019 Fiction

Children/Teens | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Moderators Listed in alphabetical order Russell Banks The Art of the Short Story — Saturday 10:30 AM RUSSELL BANKS is the internationally acclaimed author of eighteen works of fiction, including the novels Continental Drift, Rule of the Bone, The Book of Jamaica and Lost Memory of Skin, […]

2019 Children / Teens

Children/Teens | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Moderators Listed in alphabetical order Lyndsay Ely What I Learned: Debut Authors Discuss Publication— Saturday 9:00 AM Lyndsay Ely spent her teenage years wanting to be a comic book artist. As it turned out, she couldn’t draw very well, so she began writing novels instead. She is […]