4th Annual Local Author event

HOLIDAY_BOOK_POSTER_2017_low_resThe fourth time’s the charm! Please join us for 4th in a new shop local tradition: a book reading, signing, and sales event featuring the writers and artists of the Illinois Valley.

On Wednesday evening, December 6, Authors/artists will have the opportunity to read their work or explain their process, while guests enjoy free refreshments (baked goods, coffee & tea, etc.). Following the reading, visit with authors and pick up a book signed especially for that certain someone on your holiday list.

** Michael Spring and Deborah Ann Dawson, author and illustrator, respectively, of “Woodwoo: The Little Sasquatch,” a children’s book
** Johnnie Walker, illustrator of “Beauteous Black and the Mysterious Forest,” a black fairy tale
** Desmond Serratore, illustrator and author of “Bloodstone: Toil and Trouble,” a graphic novel
** Hazel Danene Speer, author of “I Kicked Cancer and So Can You” (forthcoming memoir; Hazel will read from the first chapter, excerpted in volume 3 of “Cobra Lily: a review of southwest oregon literature and art”
** Alan Laurie, Takilma Common Ground co-editor with “Takilma Common Ground Anthology – Volume II,” a collection of the second 25 issues spanning 1997-2002
** Franklyn Tosh, author of “Senses,” a poetry chapbook
** Ryan Forsythe, creator of Banana Slug Mandalas with his collection “Slugdala!”

Support your local artists and writers by coming out December 6 to the IV branch of Josephine Community Libraries, Inc.
209 W. Palmer Street, Cave Junction.

Remember: signed books make unique holiday gifts!