List of events including author visits to schools, libraries, book clubs, and…
This is your go-to-source for Jean Alicia Elster’s list of events including author visits to schools, libraries, book clubs, writing groups, conferences and book fairs.
Available now: Jean Alicia Elster’s young adult novel HOW IT HAPPENS.
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Saturday, June 3, 10a – 1p
14th Annual Reading Rocks in Rockford
Jean Alicia Elster will be on Authors Row
Kent District Library, Krause Branch
140 East Bridge Street, Rockford, Michigan
Jean Alicia Elster will join other authors on Authors’ Row at the 14th Annual Reading Rocks in Rockford. Elster will be selling/signing her Ford family historical fiction trilogy Who’s Jim Hines?, The Colored Car and How It Happens. Games, crafts and activities will be offered by event sponsors. For more info on this free event click here.
Sunday, June 4, 11a – 5p
Detroit’s Palmer Park Art Fair
Jean Alicia Elster will be at the SCBWI-MI table in the Authors Tent
600 Merrill Plaisance, Detroit, Michigan (between McNichols and 7 Mile Road)
On Sunday, June 4, Jean Alicia Elster will join her Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators-Michigan Chapter colleagues in the Authors Tent. She will be selling/signing copies of her most recent book How It Happens. For more information on this art fair that also includes painting, sculpture, music and more, click here.
Saturday, July 15, 11a – 4p
Celebration of Youth Literature
Jean Alicia Elster, guest author, presenting 11:30a – 12:30p
Plymouth District Library – Walldorf/Dunning Room
223 S Main Street, Plymouth, Michigan
Taking the audience from Detroit to Clarksville, Tennessee, Jean Alicia Elster will describe how she used oral histories of defining moments in her family’s history from 1900 – 1950 to create compelling historical fiction for middle grade through young adult readers in her trilogy Who’s Jim Hines?, The Colored Car, and How It Happens. The Celebration of Youth Literature will also include an afternoon author presentation and a local children’s book author fair and youth activities throughout the day. For more information, click here.
Please continue to #SupportIndieBookstores.
Some Detroit-area independent bookstore links are posted below–
The Book Beat: click here
Source Booksellers: click here
Booksweet: click here
Pages Bookshop: click here