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

Orlando Book Festival No registration required
Saturday
July
8
10:00​am
(Library Central)
Event Categories: General Events
You're invited to the third annual Orlando Book Festival! New York Times bestseller Adam Silvera, author of More Happy Than Not and History is All You Left Me, will kick off the day with an opening keynote. Join us for panels, writing workshops, book signings, and more from bestselling authors from all over the country. Enjoy a closing keynote address from New York Times bestseller and 5-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author, Jonathan Maberry, author of Rot and Ruin, Marvel comics, X-Files novels, Dark Horse comics, and more. Find out more at ocls.info/obf. #meettheauthor #writers
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Science of Parenthood Registration required
Tuesday
July
18
10:30​am
(Chickasaw - Stage)
Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing
Just when you thought you couldn't laugh any more at the follies, foibles and faux pas of modern parenting, along comes Science of Parenthood: Thoroughly Unscientific Explanations for Utterly Baffling Parenting Situations with an all new, totally fresh approach to parenting satire. Join us for a hilarious reading by the book's co-author Norine Dworkin-McDaniel as she offers riotously funny answers for such universally mystifying questions as … Why do children grow up so fast, yet Candy Land drags on so s-l-o-w-l-y? Why must children always sleep perpendicular to any adult in the bed next to them?? For more information, visit scienceofparenthood.com. #modernparenting #meettheauthor
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Monday
July
24
6:00​pm
(Library Central)
Enjoy a Q&A with four amazing authors. Brenda Drake is the New York Times bestselling author of the Library Jumpers series and the founder of the acclaimed Pitch Wars contest. Pintip Dunn is a New York Times bestselling author of YA fiction and winner of the RWA Rita award for Best First Book. Jen Malone writes young adult travel romances and fun middle grade adventures, including the Trolls companion story Follow Your Art . Darcy Woods is the author of the Golden Heart-winning YA romance Summer of Supernovas . A book sale and signing will follow the event. #meettheauthor
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