2017 Author Lineup

Find out which authors attended the 2017 SOKY Book Fest. Check back this winter for the 2018 Lineup!

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Attending Authors

Here’s a sneak peek of the authors attending SOKY Book Fest 2018. A full list will be posted this winter.

Children’s

  • Debbie Dadey
  • Allia Zobel Nolan
  • Robin Newman
  • Marcia Goldman
  • Marissa Moss
  • Megan Lloyd
  • Amanda Driscoll
  • Jessica Young
  • Joseph Wos

Middle Grades

  • Phil Bildner
  • Jenn Bishop
  • Stephanie Bucklin
  • Gail Nall
  • Stephanie Faris
  • Tracy Barrett
  • Heather Henson
  • Jennifer Maschari
  • Tricia Springstubb

Young Adult

  • Teri Polen
  • Brenda Rufener
  • Kaitlyn Patterson
  • Alisha Klapheke
  • Ismee Williams
  • Olivia Cole
  • Jessica Burkhart
  • C.J. Redwine
  • Stephanie Strohm
  • Amanda K. Morgan
  • Mitali Perkins
  • Candace Ganger
  • Kim Savage
  • Amber Smith
  • Brigid Kemmerer
  • Tiffany Jackson
  • Dave Connis

Nonfiction

  • Alexander Olson
  • Lauren-Brooke Eisen
  • Cynthia Resor
  • Carter Smith
  • Holly Gleason
  • John Bicknell
  • Garin Pirnia
  • Randolph Runyon
  • William Ellis
  • Graham Hoppe
  • Albert Schmid
  • Susan Ewing
  • Becky Kelley

Poetry

  • Max Garland
  • Tasha Cotter

Fiction

  • Ann Gabhart
  • Abby Fabiaschi
  • Tiffany Reisz
  • Catherine McKenzie
  • Tracee de Hahn
  • Roger Johns
  • David Madden
  • David Bell
  • Leesa Cross-Smith
  • Robert Thompson
  • Dana Chamblee Carpenter
  • Michael Moreci
  • Mark Sullivan
  • Molly Harper
  • Crystal Wilkinson
  • Jacob Appel
  • Kelly Ford
  • Michael Henson
  • Holly Goddard Jones
  • Sarah Thomas
R. L. Stine

R. L. Stine

Tim Crothers

Tim Crothers

David Grann

David Grann

Lauren Tarshis

Lauren Tarshis

Obert Skye

Obert Skye

Charles Ghigna

Charles Ghigna

Mark Wayne Adams

Mark Wayne Adams

Philomena (P.) Anastasia

Philomena (P.) Anastasia

Vivi Barnes

Vivi Barnes

Robin Barone

Robin Barone

Tracy Barrett

Tracy Barrett

David Bell

David Bell

Laura Benedict

Laura Benedict

Brooks Benjamin

Brooks Benjamin

Bill Best

Bill Best

David Bettez

David Bettez

Maureen C. Berry

Maureen C. Berry

Sallie Bingham

Sallie Bingham

Ronald Wolford Blair

Ronald Wolford Blair

Ashley Herring Blake

Ashley Herring Blake

Susan Boles

Susan Boles

James Duane Bolin

James Duane Bolin

Gwenda Bond

Gwenda Bond

Crystal Bowling

Crystal Bowling

Lonnie Brown

Lonnie Brown

Roberta Simpson Brown

Roberta Simpson Brown

Susan Brumfield

Susan Brumfield

Lynn Cahoon

Lynn Cahoon

Kristy Cambron

Kristy Cambron

Tobias Carroll

Tobias Carroll

Dana Chamblee Carpenter

Dana Chamblee Carpenter

Evelyn B. Christensen

Evelyn B. Christensen

Colleen Coble

Colleen Coble

Meghan Colvin

Meghan Colvin

Carey Corp

Carey Corp

Angela Correll

Angela Correll

Gemma Correll

Gemma Correll

Tasha Cotter

Tasha Cotter

Karen M. Cox

Karen M. Cox

Kelly Creagh

Kelly Creagh

Dawn Cusick

Dawn Cusick

Debbie Dadey

Debbie Dadey

Susan Page Davis

Susan Page Davis

Kim Dinan

Kim Dinan

David Domine

David Domine

Jesse Donaldson

Jesse Donaldson

Jen Swann Downey

Jen Swann Downey

Amanda Driscoll

Amanda Driscoll

D. G. Driver

D. G. Driver

Ron Elliott

Ron Elliott

Michael Embry

Michael Embry

Christina Farley

Christina Farley

Gerald W. Fischer

Gerald W. Fischer

David FitzSimmons

David FitzSimmons

Ellen Fritz

Ellen Fritz

Ann H. Gabhart

Ann H. Gabhart

Sarah Gorham

Sarah Gorham

Maggie Green

Maggie Green

Neal Hammon

Neal Hammon

John Hardin

John Hardin

Molly Harper

Molly Harper

Linda J. Hawkins

Linda J. Hawkins

Pamela Hearon

Pamela Hearon

Julie Hensley

Julie Hensley

Heather Henson

Heather Henson

Blair Hess

Blair Hess

Dennis Hetzel

Dennis Hetzel

Deron Hicks

Deron Hicks

Bobbie Hinman

Bobbie Hinman

Judith Hoover

Judith Hoover

Rebecca Howell

Rebecca Howell

Lauren Hudson

Lauren Hudson

Tom Hunley

Tom Hunley

Denise Hunter

Denise Hunter

Trish Lindsey Jaggers

Trish Lindsey Jaggers

Jonathan Jeffrey

Jonathan Jeffrey

Audra Jennings

Audra Jennings

Robert Dean Johnson

Robert Dean Johnson

Fenton Johnson

Fenton Johnson

Jeffrey Jordan

Jeffrey Jordan

Liz Kay

Liz Kay

Brigid Kemmerer

Brigid Kemmerer

Bruce Kessler

Bruce Kessler

Barry Kienzle

Barry Kienzle

Larry (Sean) Kinder

Larry (Sean) Kinder

Sarah Ladd

Sarah Ladd

Lorie Langdon

Lorie Langdon

Susan Lindsey

Susan Lindsey

Fred Lucas

Fred Lucas

Cameron Ludwick

Cameron Ludwick

James Markert

James Markert

Lee Martin

Lee Martin

Dr. Jerry W. Martin

Dr. Jerry W. Martin

Bren McClain

Bren McClain

Karen Cotton McDaniel

Karen Cotton McDaniel

Tiffany McDaniel

Tiffany McDaniel

Katie McGarry

Katie McGarry

Mindy McGinnis

Mindy McGinnis

Catherine McKenzie

Catherine McKenzie

Lucas McWilliams

Lucas McWilliams

Sophia McWilliams

Sophia McWilliams

Kurt Metzmeier

Kurt Metzmeier

Randy Susan Meyers

Randy Susan Meyers

James Miller

James Miller

Jason Miller

Jason Miller

William Lynwood Montell

William Lynwood Montell

Lori Moore

Lori Moore

Amanda Morgan

Amanda Morgan

JC Morrows

JC Morrows

Carrie Mullins

Carrie Mullins

Gail Nall

Gail Nall

Bill Napper

Bill Napper

James Nicholson

James Nicholson

Colleen Olson

Colleen Olson

Annette Oppenlander

Annette Oppenlander

Kathryn (K.E.) Ormsbee

Kathryn (K.E.) Ormsbee

Joanne O’Sullivan

Joanne O’Sullivan

Amy Christine Parker

Amy Christine Parker

Ray Peden

Ray Peden

Lee Pennington

Lee Pennington

Aprilynne	Pike

Aprilynne Pike

Eddie Price

Eddie Price

Ian Punnett

Ian Punnett

Cara Putman

Cara Putman

Niles Reddick

Niles Reddick

C.J. Redwine

C.J. Redwine

Teresa Richards

Teresa Richards

Red Rohl

Red Rohl

Fred Schloemer

Fred Schloemer

Monika Schröder

Monika Schröder

Chris Schweizer

Chris Schweizer

Rion Scott

Rion Scott

Lois Sepahban

Lois Sepahban

Lydia Sherrer

Lydia Sherrer

Jeffrey Skinner

Jeffrey Skinner

Gerald L. Smith

Gerald L. Smith

Virginia Smith

Virginia Smith

Kristina Springer

Kristina Springer

Munson Steed

Munson Steed

Stephen Stein

Stephen Stein

Courtney	Stevens

Courtney Stevens

Aileen Stewart

Aileen Stewart

Betty Southard Stokes

Betty Southard Stokes

Diane Stortz

Diane Stortz

Nihar Suthar

Nihar Suthar

Brian Sweany

Brian Sweany

Bob Thompson

Bob Thompson

Kristin Tubb

Kristin Tubb

Holly Tucker

Holly Tucker

Lisa Lewis Tyre

Lisa Lewis Tyre

Steve Vest & Robert Powell (illus.)

Steve Vest & Robert Powell (illus.)

Gary P. West

Gary P. West

Kayla Rae Whitaker

Kayla Rae Whitaker

Alana White

Alana White

Crystal Wilkinson

Crystal Wilkinson

Robin Yocum

Robin Yocum

Jessica Young

Jessica Young

Haiwang Yuan

Haiwang Yuan

Edmund Zimmerer et al.

Edmund Zimmerer et al.

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Cancellations

Unfortunately, the following authors are unable to attend this year’s Book Fest:

  • Katherine Reay
  • Amy Gary
  • Alecia Whitaker
  • Julie Chase (Julie Anne Lindsey)
  • Julie Rubini
  • Nancy Richey
  • Chris Offutt
  • Dave Harrity
  • Ann Patchett
  • Jennifer Armentrout
  • Robert Dickey
  • Jonathan Addleton
  • John Benton
  • Ann DAngelo
  • Cinda Chima
  • Sheba Karim
  • Sherrill Williams
  • Sheryl Monks
  • Laura Frantz
  • Rebecca Howell
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