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Mountain of Authors

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

Mountain of Authors

Mountain of Authors (MOA) is an 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!


Mountain of Authors has gone virtual for the 2020 event! 

Pike Peak Library District's annual Mountain of Authors program, including the Local Author Showcase, Keynote Presentation, and Publishing Panel, has gone virtual this year!

Check out the virtual presentation by Keynote Speaker Barbara O'Neal below. Barbara talks about her writing, her latest books, and more! 

For our virtual event, authors featured in the Local Author Showcase have created fun and exciting Book Buzzes (short videos) to share their new books with you. Join us to discover new authors and great books for the fall. View all the videos by clocking on the tab to the left and see what the buzz is all about! 

Doris Baker of Filter Press gives tips and tricks for getting published. View her recorded presentation on the left.

UPCOMING PPLD AUTHOR PRESENTATIONS

UPCOMING AUTHOR PRESENTATIONS AND OTHER PROGRAMS OF NOTE

THROUGH THE PIKES PEAK LIBRARY DISTRICT

PROGRAMS ARE FREE TO ATTEND - PLEASE CLICK ON LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER

 

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 5:30pm

J.v.L. Bell, historian and author of multiple books on Colorado history including Elizabeth Byers: Denver Pioneer, presents

Pikes Peak or Bust: Colorado’s Women ‘59ers

https://ppld.librarymarket.com/pikes-peak-or-bust-colorados-women-59ers

 

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 6pm

John Wesley Anderson, author and former El Paso County sheriff, presents

Sherlock Holmes in Little London: 1896 The Missing Year

https://ppld.librarymarket.com/john-anderson-presents-sherlock-holmes-little-london-1896-missing-year

 

2020 Mountain of Authors Keynote Speaker Barbara O'Neal

14th ANNUAL PIKES PEAK LIBRARY DISTRICT MOUNTAIN OF AUTHORS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER BARBARA O'NEAL 

Watch presentation via youtube.com from Sept. 12, 2020