Geneva Writes: A Local Authors Forum
The Foundation for Geneva Public Library will host its inaugural "Geneva Writes" on Saturday, October 21, at the Geneva Public Library. This event brings together five local published authors who will share with the audience their individual writing styles and secrets to book writing. All attendees will be entered for a chance to win a door prize of a collection of books.
Program (subject to change):
9:30 - Opening & Introductions
10 - Breakout Sessions
Session A - "Authors as Readers" - featuring readings by Max
Whelan, Molly Pullen, and George Goga along with time for
Q & A
Session B - "Rose Hill Conversations" - learn all about Rose Hill
Mansion from Kerry Lippincott, director of Historic Geneva &
author of Rose Hill Mansion: from Progressive Farm to Historic
11:05 - Breakout Sessions
Session C - "My Journey from Physician to Author" with John
Session D - "From Manuscript to Market: Cracking the
Publishing Code" with Kerry Lippincott, Molly Pullen, Max
Whelan, & George Goga
12:05 - Closing & Final Remarks
12:30 - Book signings & book sales
The cost for the event which runs from 9:30 to 1, is $10 for adults and $5 for students with some scholarships available. You can purchase tickets at the main desk of the Geneva Public Library or online here (within the notes please indicate how many tickets you are purchasing and if you are purchasing adult or student tickets).
Attention Local Authors
All our presenters will have the opportunity to have a table at the event from which they can sell their books. If you are an author local to the Finger Lakes and would like to have a table at our event, for the price of your ticket of $10, you can also have a table from which to sell books at the close of the event. We have limited space so if you are interested in having a table at the event or in participating in future events as a presenter, please reach out to Nicole Pilet at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A big thank you to our sponsor Community Bank, N.A. for helping to make this event possible.
Foundation for Geneva Public Library
The Foundation was established in 2011 as a vehicle for investment in marketable securities because, as a school district public library, the Library is extremely limited in its investment opportunities. While the Foundation’s focus remains on long-term financial support, we understand that a commitment to the Library’s future should not come at a disservice to the Library’s present. To that aim, Foundation volunteers contribute hundreds of service hours for fundraising events in support of the library they love. If you would like to know more about volunteering, click here.