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Connecticut Authors sign their work at The Big E
At the 2011 Big E inWest Springfield,Massachusetts, the Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association (CAPA) will be operating a bookstore for the fifth year in a row. The bookstore will contain the works ofConnecticutauthors. Genres offered include: general fiction and non-fiction, historical fiction and non-fiction, science fiction, young adult fiction and fantasy, children’s books, mystery, true crime, memoirs, biography, crafts, adventure, romance, travel, technology, sports, how-to-do, humor, religious, spiritual, inspirational, self-help, and poetry. 80 authors will be featured and 190 titles will be on display.
Individual authors presented will be: Shelia Murphy Adams, Dawn Aldrich, M. J. Allaire, Jason Alster, Morgan Amarone Miss CT 2011, Lucas R. Baker, Richard O. Benton, Raymond Berchand, Cynthia Bercowetz, William M. Boylin, Patti Brooks, James Buchanan, M.J. Claire, Christina Cody, DeEarlon, Michael C. Dooling, Bill Dougal, Wayne English, David Ferry, John B. Franklin, Rev. Timothy Furrer, Peggy Gaffney, Chris Gay, Catherine Gibson, Leeann Graham, Kimble Greene, Noreen Grice, Leslie Karen Hammond, Rosemary Harris, Dorothy H. Hayes, Dan Holdridge, Ann Jamieson, Ron Janson, Susan Jones, Janus Kane, Carol Keeney, Joseph Keeney – Publisher, Deborah T. Kilday, Michael L. Kilday, Jerry Labriola MD, Janet Lawler, Karin Lefranc, K.C. Lauer, Toni Leland, Neil Liebowitz, Peter J. Malia, Tracey Marlor, Lois Mathieu, Stacy Lytwyn Maxwell, Shannon K. Mazurick, Nicolas G. McDonald, Dorothy A. Martin-Neville, PhD, Dodie Milardo, J. Monkeys, William P. Muttart, Teresa M. Norris, Paul Pellerin, Richard A. Radune, Steven M. Reilly Esq, Nancy K. Ruppert, Jean Marie Rusin, Tommy Russo, Thomas A. Santos, Martin Shapiro, Diana E. Sheets, Carole Shmurak, Larry Jungle Shortell, Susan Winters Smith, Kerry Bernier Spindler, Eleanor Sullo, Jane Svejk, Ames K. Swartsfager, Fay L. Taylor, Carroll Thomas, Robert Trexler – Publisher, Dan Uitti, Dr. Julie Wakely, Constant Waterman, Christopher L. Webber, A.H. Wellewood, Denise A. Whelan, Mollie Wilson, Martha J. Zimmer.
This year’s event will run from September 16 to October 2, 10 am to 9 pm in theConnecticutBuildingon the Avenue of States. The motto of this year’s event is “Love to Read Connecticut Authors”. Look for our banner. On Connecticut Day, September 21st, this year a special feature will be a visit fromConnecticut’s most famous author of all time, Mark Twain. We invite the public to stop by and browse our bookstore. Select authors each day will be on hand to autograph their books. We promise there will be a book to buy that meets everyone’s taste in literature.