Meet the Author

Meet and greet bestselling authors at the library. Our Meet the Author series gives readers and aspiring writers the opportunity to hear from seasoned, successful writers. Past events have featured prolific authors such as Carl Hiassen, Kate DiCamillo, Rick Yancey, and Mary Jane Clark.

Upcoming Events

2nd Annual Romance, Wine, & Chocolate No registration required
Friday
September
1
6:30​pm
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing
You are cordially invited to a magical evening at Alafaya Library's Romance Reader Event. Meet several notable romance writers including our featured speakers Karen Hawkins and Kristin Harmel. Complementary wine and chocolate samples will be served. Plus, gift sets filled with books and swag will be given away! This special after-hours event is not one to be missed. A very special thank you to our donors Cooper's Hawk Winery and Farris and Fosters Famous Chocolate Factory. Thank you to our partner Lorelei's Lit Lair. Registration is Required, REGISTER HERE: https://rwc2017.eventbrite.com #meettheauthor #writers
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Local Author Festival No registration required
Saturday
September
16
2:00​pm
(Library Central)
Meet & greet local authors at our Local Authors Festival. Authors from a variety of genres will share their experiences and books. Each author will have books available for purchase and signing. #meettheauthor #getOTL
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Saturday
September
23
3:00​pm
(Chickasaw - Stage)
Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a panel discussion from four local Hispanic authors. L.E. Perez, Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés, Jenny Torres Sanchez, and Cristina Gonzalez will discuss their writing processes, their publishing journeys, and more. Moderated by Linda Rodriguez Bernfeld, Co-Regional Advisor of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. #hispanicheritage #meettheauthor #writers
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