Contact: Evelyn Cole Phone: 805-473-0230 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SLO County Nightwriters will fill readers’ needs on December 20, 2008 at the Gazebo beside the Farmers Market in Arroyo Grande Village. Prize winning local authors will sign and give away short stories and poems and sell their published works at discount prices. Authors will display their works between noon and five pm. Some will write instant Haikusf or customers to include with Christmas presents. “Ten to twenty authors will be there,” said Susan Tuttle, Nightwriters’ president, "offering a complete range of genres. It’s our way of giving back to the community.”
Among the offerings are MURDER IN LOS LOBOS by Sue McGinty. Guy Rathbun of KCBX will interview Sue on December 17th. Loren Nicholson brings RAILS ACROSS THE RANCHOS, the story of the rebuilding of the Southern Pacific Railroad between 1885 and 1904, ROMUALDO PACHECOS CALIFORNIA and CARRILLO’S DEFIANT DAUGHTERS. Susan Tuttle will sign TANGLED WEBS. Evelyn Cole will offer her three novels, FOR THE SAKE OF ALL OTHERS, A TOUGH JOURNEY, and GAMBLING FOR GOOD MAIL along with short stories, articles and poems. Claire Gordon will sign MY UNFORGETTABLE JAZZ FRIENDS, a fascinating memoir for jazz lovers.And Bob Mott brings his nostalgic book, RADIO SOUND EFFECTS.
Carroll McKibbin will be there with his humorous memoir, APRON STRINGS. Virginia Lasher will sign her children’s book, SECRET OF CROOKED CREEK which is available, too, in all our public libraries. Karen Juran, editor of TALES FROM THE CORNER will sign, along with some of its other authors.
Some of “Sisters in Crime” will come, too, along with their wild books. Susan Tuttle said, “Many other Nightwriters, including short story prizewinner Anne Schroeder, plan to attend and Dennis Young will photograph the festive scene.”
This Nightwriters event begins at noon on Saturday, December 20.