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Mountain of Authors

This guide provides information about a free annual community program for local authors and writers.

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Pikes Peak Library District
Mountain of Authors
P.O. Box 1579
Colorado Springs, CO 80901
(719) 531-6333
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2020 Keynote Speaker

Local Author Books on Overdrive

Mountain of Authors presents Bookfest 2020 - Sat., May 2

14th ANNUAL PIKES PEAK LIBRARY DISTRICT'S MOUNTAIN OF AUTHORS PRESENTS

BOOKFEST!

A CELEBRATION OF AUTHORS, BOOKS, AND READING

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - The Venue at Library 21c - 1175 Chapel Hills Dr., Colorado Springs - 12 noon to 5 p.m.

  • Hear from bestselling author Barbara O'Neal as she delivers the keynote speech, followed by a reception and book signing.
  • Visit over thirty local and area Showcase Authors and view their books.  Listen to Book Buzz presentations as authors tell you about themselves and their new and upcoming works.
  • All authors will have books for sale!  Browse books for sale and have your purchases signed by your new favorite authors.  Cash and credit cards accepted; book sales handled by the Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District.
  • And much more!

 

Schedule (subject to revision)

12:00 ... Doors open

12:00 - 12:15 ... Introductions

12:20 - 12:35 ... Book Buzz

12:45 - 1:45 ... Panel (to be announced)

1:45 - 2:30 ... Mingle and activities; book sales; snacks and drinks

2:35 - 2:50 ... Book Buzz

3:00 - 4:00 ... Keynote speech by Barbara O'Neal

4:00 - 5:00 ... Book Signing, Sales, and Reception

Mountain of Authors presents Bookfest 2020 - Sat., May 2

14th ANNUAL PIKES PEAK LIBRARY DISTRICT MOUNTAIN OF AUTHORS PRESENTS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER BARBARA O'NEAL 

Sat., May 2 - Library 21c - 1175 Chapel Hills Drive - Colorado Springs, Colorado

Welcoming Washington Post bestselling author 

Barbara O'Neal (a.k.a Barbara Samuel) as keynote speaker!

Barbara O'Neal is the Washington Post and Amazon Charts bestselling author of more than a dozen titles, including The Art of Inheriting Secrets, How to Bake a Perfect Life, and the #1 kindle bestseller, When We Believed in Mermaids. She lives in Colorado Springs with her partner, a British endurance athlete, and their small zoo of rescue animals. Her next book is The Lost Girls of Devon, arriving July 14, 2020.

MOUNTAIN OF AUTHORS

Mountain of Authors (MOA) is a free annual community program that provides an opportunity for the public and local authors to network, listen to notable authors, as well as learn more about the craft of writing and trends in publishing. Click on one of the tabs to the left to discover more information about this library program.  It is free to attend, there is no registration, and all are welcome!

Listen here to an interview about Mountain of Authors 2019 with Judith McKay of KCMJ 93.9FM on Voices and Views!