Local Authors To Have Booth At Island Artisans Holiday Marketplace
Authors of the San Juan Islands, a community of local published writers, will staff a booth at the Island Artisans Holiday Marketplace this year. AOSJI, a non‐profit organization, was formed in 2018 to help promote local authors and educate new writers in pursuit of better craft and business practices.
On the first Saturday of each month, during the summer months of 2019, members of AOSJI successfully maintained a booth at the Brickworks.“We are pleased how much of an impact the authors’ group has made this year and by the community’s reception and positive responses,” noted Sharon Hooper, author of From Dreams to Action.
The 41st Annual Island Artisans Holiday Marketplace will open at the Friday Harbor Elementary School on Friday, November 29 and run through Saturday, November 30, 10am – 5pm. Contributing authors are: RA Cook, author and illustrator of Calvin Splinter & His Splendid Splinter Ideas; Janet Dann, author of Debts & Vengeance, Long Dan Home and Measuring Up; Cere Demuth, author of The Way We Stay; Elizabeth Forlenza, author ofTravels With My Samba-‐Mad Husband; Libbie Hawker, author of Mercer Girls, The Ragged Edge of Night and One for the Blackbird; Sharon Hooper, author of From Dreams to Action and the Mary Magdalene Cards; G. Elizabeth Kretchmer, author of Bear Medicine, Damnable Legacyand Women on the Brink; Theresa Mathews author of Fishing with Hyenas; Kim Miller, author and photographer of Norton Buffalo, Band Brother.
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