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MARCH 25, 2017 10 A.M. – 3 P.M. MAIN LIBRARY
MARCH 25, 2017 10 A.M. – 3 P.M. MAIN LIBRARY

MARCH 25, 2017

10 A.M. – 3 P.M.

MAIN LIBRARY

Welcome!

Jacksonville Public Library welcomes you to our inaugural Jax Book Fest, the Literary Event of the Year. Enjoy more than 150 authors and illustrators, and activities under one roof—all to celebrate books of every kind for every age. Have fun, grab a bite in Hemming Park, shop the bookstore, meet the authors, use your prize passport, and tell us what you think of Jax Book Fest in a brief survey at jaxbookfest.org/survey.

Jax Book Fest – Schedule of Events

Main Stage – Hicks Auditorium – Conference Level

  • 10 a.m. – Children’s Author/Illustrator Panel

Karen Beaumont

Best Children’s Book of the Year; New York Times Best-Sellers List

David Catrow

New York Times Best-Sellers List; New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year

Ethan Long

Florida Book Awards for Young Children’s Literature Gold Medal; Theodor Geisel Award

  • 11 a.m. – Brenda Jackson

New York Times Best-Sellers List; USA Today Best-Sellers List

Noon – Rodney Hurst, Sr.

USA Book News Book First Place Gold Medal Winner for Multicultural Nonfiction; Florida Book Awards Bronze Medal in Nonfiction

  • 1 p.m. – Leela Corman

Le Prix Millepages Award; Society of Illustrators Silver Medal

  • 2 p.m. – Maggie Steifvater

NY Times Best-Sellers List, ALA Best Books for Young Adults

Buy Authors’ Books at San Marco Books and More Bookstore

Buy the 2017 Jax Book Fest poster at the Bookstore!
Buy the 2017
Jax Book Fest poster
at the Bookstore!
Welcome! Jacksonville Public Library welcomes you to our inaugural Jax Book Fest, the Literary Event of

First Floor – The Lounge at 303 North

More Free Fun Stuff

Face Painting – Second Floor, Children’s Dept. Balloon Artists – Second and Fourth Floor Atriums Caricatures for All Ages – Third Floor Zoo Program at 3 p.m. – Second Floor, Children’s Dept. Vendor, Partner and Sponsor Tables – First, Third and Fourth Floors Jax Book Fest Poster Contest Winner and Entries – First Floor, Zimmerman Overlook Passport Prizes – Fourth Floor, Nonfiction Ask Here Desk

Joy G. Korman Discovery Zone Children’s Stage Children’s Department – Second Floor

  • 11 a.m. – Karen Beaumont

Fun and informative talk about writing children’s books—how to come up with ideas, favorite themes, and maybe even some bloopers.

Noon – David Catrow

Watch him “draw” on his skills as he shows us how to discover an "Art History" contained within all of us.

  • 1 p.m. – Ethan Long

One part writer, two parts illustrator and a dash of stand-up comedian.

Spoken Word Stage – Teen Department – First Floor

  • 11 a.m. – Teen Poet Laureate

Outgoing Jacksonville Teen Poet Laureate Trystan Loustau and incoming Jacksonville Teen Poet Laureate Kian Brown.

11:30 a.m. – Open Mic Poetry

Join in for fun.

Noon – Poetry Slam

May the best performance win.

Jack Zine Stage – Makerspace – First Floor

  • 11 a.m. – Lindsay Anderson and Clay Doran

Lindsay Anderson and Clay Doran will show you how to make a zine!

Noon – Matt Walker

Matt Walker talks about the Gainesville punk scene.

  • 1 p.m. – Writers Workshop

Led by Douglas Anderson School of the Arts student writers of Elan, an international student literary magazine.

Self-Publishing Classes – E-Classroom – Makerspace, First Floor

  • 11 a.m. – Editing and Publishing Your E-Book

Learn the basics of editing, e-publishing and self-publishing.

  • 1 p.m. – Self-Publishing: How to Use SELF-e

SELF-e is a free self-publishing and marketing tool for indie authors offered through SELF-e and Library Journal at Jacksonville Public Library. You can be part of the library’s digital collection and gain local, state, and possibly national exposure. Attend a SELF-e class at the library. Find out more about SELF-e at bitly.com/SELF-E.

Conference Center

Fiction Authors

• Larry Bruce Barnes • Nancy Blanton • Dana Cornwell Bodney • Thomas J. Brodeur • Kim Carrington • Kareem Chambers • Ruth Coe Chambers • Gracie Chandler • Linda Carter and Kaytee Esser • Sam Doles • K E Garland • Diane Harper • Tristan K. Hodges • Jenifer Jennings • R. J. Jojola • Julie Kilpatrick • Jackson Lanehart • J. S. Lavallee • Nicholas A. Marziani • Angelia Vernon Menchan • Richard New • Nancy E. Patton • G.W. Reynolds • J. R. Sharp • Alicia Shine • H. Smith • Yolanda M. Tucker • Lucie Ulrich • Zena Wynn • Sharon Harris Warrick

First Floor

Mystery Authors

• Richard Graf • Jordan Logue • Kathleen Lopez

Romance Authors

• Heather Ashby • Jolene Cazzola • Judith Erwin • L. A. Green • Cheryel Hutton • Brenda Jackson • Melody Johnson • Madeline Martin

Romance Authors

• Emerson Perry (EMP) • Elizabeth Raven • Tmonique Stephens • Cherie’ Summers

Sci-Fi Authors

• Jacob H. Ramm • C.L. Roman • Armand Rosamilia • Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of Jacksonville (SFFJAX) • Andria Stone

Supernatural Authors

• M. P. DePaul • Tracie Roberts

Thriller Authors

• R. D. Overby • Bruce Thomason • Mitty Walters • T. L. Williams

Literary Vendor

• Author’s Roundtable of North Jax

Media Sponsor

• Jack

Second Floor

Children’s Authors

• Curtis R. Brown, Jr. • Linda Carr and Libby Ramage • Zipporah Carter • Shell Christine • Cynthia L. Enuton • Eileen Erikson • Cindi Handley Goodeaux • Jill Handler Grens • Emmanuel Gutierrez • Evelyne Holingue • Pat James • Jonny Jimison • Terri B. Jones • Monica Knighton • Heather Macht • Natalie McGriff

Children’s Authors

• Marla McKenna • Jeff Ousley and Penny Wagner • Twyla D. Prindle • LaTisha Redding • Debora Scott • Christie Shea and Anna Shea • Carrietta Spraggins • Connie Timpson • Cheryl Wencel • Phyllis N. Williams-Young • Jane R. Wood

Children’s Partner

• Education First Host Family International Student Exchange • Jax Kids Book Club

Third Floor

Nonfiction Authors

• Alvin Wellington Barlow, Sr. • Dr. Dee Black • Gigi Blackshear • Siggy Buckley • Wayne Calhoun • Shanna Carter • Ericka Delisme • Dr. V. Brooks Dunbar • Candace N. Edwards • Marti L. Forchion • Gary R. Fry • Jody Giles • Mark Goldwich • Phenessa A. Gray • Lydia Greear • Leslee Hare • LaRonda Hannans Howard, CPLC, MPH • Rodney L. Hurst, Sr. • Kathy Jessop • Wanda Killens • Bea Lewis • Amikco Marolt • L. A. Mott, Jr. • Natasha O. • Steve Piscitelli • Richard Preston • Louise Roche • Kristi Lee Schatz, MACP

Nonfiction Authors

• Susanna Marie Theo • Coach J. Dianne Tribble • Emily Watson • C. L. Whitley • Mark Woods

Poetry Authors

• Kia Barlow • Nathan B. Brooken • Alexandria Johnson • Kimberly A. Lazo

Young Adult Authors

• A. N. Cook • R. L. McDaniel

Library Partner

• Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library

Literary Vendors

• Clay County Writers • Florida Authors & Publishers Association • Jessica Hatch, Book Editor • Sequential Artists Works • Southern Yellow Pine Publishing

Fourth Floor

Nonfiction Authors

• Dr. Tracy Packiam Alloway • Mary Atwood • Lequita Brooks, LCSW • Denise Connors • Dr. Nekeshia Doctor • Junise Fann • Dorothy K. Fletcher • Robert Michael Gallant • Tim Gilmore • Deborah Hansen • Col. (Ret.) Will G. Merrill Jr. • Mary Ann Miller • Andrea Patten • Toimiken L Potts • Kathy Stark • Dianne E. Woods

Jax Book Fest Poster Sponsor

• Ameris Bank

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• Grades K – 12 math, science, social studies
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• English, writing lab, test prep and ESL
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Thank You to Our 2017 Jax Book Fest Partners and Sponsors:

Thank You to Our 2017 Jax Book Fest Partners and Sponsors: J OY G. K ORMAN

JOY G. KORMAN

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Thank You to Our 2017 Jax Book Fest Partners and Sponsors: J OY G. K ORMAN
Thank You to Our 2017 Jax Book Fest Partners and Sponsors: J OY G. K ORMAN
Thank You to Our 2017 Jax Book Fest Partners and Sponsors: J OY G. K ORMAN
Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library, Inc.
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Public Library, Inc.
Thank You to Our 2017 Jax Book Fest Partners and Sponsors: J OY G. K ORMAN
Thank You to Our 2017 Jax Book Fest Partners and Sponsors: J OY G. K ORMAN
Thank You to Our 2017 Jax Book Fest Partners and Sponsors: J OY G. K ORMAN
Thank You to Our 2017 Jax Book Fest Partners and Sponsors: J OY G. K ORMAN
Thank You to Our 2017 Jax Book Fest Partners and Sponsors: J OY G. K ORMAN
Don’t forget to fill out the survey at jaxbookfest.org/survey!
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out the survey at
jaxbookfest.org/survey!