Summer Author Events

The Marsh King’s Daughter, is a dark psychological suspense novel set in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula wilderness by Michigan author, Karen Dionne.  PDL and McLean & Eakin Booksellers welcome Karen on Tuesday, August 8 at 6:00 p.m.  Karen’s short fiction has appeared in Bathtub Gin, The Adirondack Review, Futures Mysterious Anthology Magazine, and Thought Magazine, as well as First Thrills: High-Octane Stories from the Hottest Thriller Authors, an anthology of short stories from bestselling and emerging authors edited by Lee Child.

PDL’s Summer Author Series kicked off on Friday, June 23 and features five events throughout the summer months culminating with the second annual Local Author Fair on August 14.  All summer author events will be held at the Carnegie Building at 451 E. Mitchell Street. Please register for events on the library’s events calendar, or by calling 231.758.3100.

Lynch & Sons Fund for the Arts presents a program titled Making the Great Lakes State Great Again on Saturday, August 12 at 4:00 p.m.  Author Jerry Dennis along with poet and writer, Thomas Lynch, and poet and writer, Keith Taylor, will discuss issues related to our surrounding inland waters.

To wrap up the summer, nearly 30 local authors will gather on August 15 at 4:00 p.m. for Petoskey District Library’s second annual Local Author Fair.  The event will feature new talent and popular, local favorites who either live in or write about the area.  A selection of titles will be available for sale.   Kickoff for the event will be a keynote address by author Lou Kasischke.