Live Author Chats
Live Author Chats
Join the livestream to hang out during the Live Author Chats.
Saturday, April 2nd, 202w
4:00pm to 6:00pm PT
Live Author Chats – Hosted by Scott Ryan and A.G. Billig
Part afterparty, part networking, and part authors doing whatever the heck they want, this fun interactive event presents authors and literary folks in fast-paced chats with hosts Scott Ryan and A.G. Billig.
You’ll hear authors do readings, tell stories, answer audience questions and be creatively fresh in celebrating spring. Plus, the winner of the BookFest Big Bundle of Books Giveaway will be announced, along with other prize winners.
Host: Scott Ryan, television historian, managing editor of The Blue Rose Magazine, co-founder of Fayetteville Mafia Press and author of Moonlighting: An Oral History, thirtysomething at thirty: an oral history, The Last Days of Letterman, and Fire Walk with Me: Your Laura Disappeared.
Host: A.G. Billig, author of Open Your Heart, Rise in Love: Five Secret Doors to a Happy and Healthy Relationship, transformational coach, and motivational speaker dedicated to empowering women to live a happy and meaningful life by unleashing the love within themselves.
Paul Hynek, a futurist, professor, and entrepreneur, discusses the convergence of technology and entertainment talks all things UFO and beyond.
Virginia Fox, author talks about bringing her cozy romance mystery series from Germany to the US market, and gives a hint of the great stories you can expect.
Marcus James, founder of Washington State’s first Gay-Straight Alliance previews, discusses his novel, Where the Vile Things Are: A Study in Sex, Revenge, Deceit, and Affluenza.
Anna Nyakana, award-winning author, speaker, producer and singer-songwriter talks about her children’s book series, The Niyah Zuri.
Tamara Miller Davis, author of Despite the Buzz, talks about contemporary communication and the importance of digital wellness.
Kim Gottlieb-Walker, author of Caterina by Moonlight and photographer, discusses how times change, even as people still experience the same feelings in every century.
Marilyn Anderson, author of How to Live Like a MILLIONAIRE … When You’re a Million Short, tells you how.
Beatrice Adenodi, author of Mindless Behaviors: Breaking through Unseen Barriers, talks about how to find your own voice and reclaim your personal power in challenging times.
Ravi Sahay, author of May You Be Healthy, talks about healthy eating and Ayurveda, and shares his delicious kefir recipe.
Alicia Ponce, author of Latinas in Architecture– Stories of Raising the 1%, One Latina at a Time, talks about the Latina experience in the Architecture profession.
Danika Ellis, associate Editor at Book Riot and creator of the Lesbrary, discusses the recent surge of book bans in the U.S., particularly of LGBTQ books and authors of color.