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Kazoo Books 4th Annual Author Day

Author Appearance

Mark your calendars for Kazoo Books Local Author Day. This all-day event at the Parkview store is a perfect time to get last-minute, personally-signed books for yourself or for that perfect gift.


Ruth McNally Barshaw, author of the Ellie McDoodle Diaries for intermediate readers, will sign her books, including her new The Show Must Go On. Joining her is author of Woolbur, Leslie Helakoski


Grace Tiffany will sign her new historical novel about Elizabethan poet Emelia Bassano, Paint. Joan Donaldson, farmer and author of Wedded to the Land will be here with Tom Small, author of Using Native Plants to Restore Community


Poets D.R. James, Josie Kearns, Linda Nemic Foster, Mariela Griffor, Elizabeth Kerlikowske, Phillip Sterling, Teresa Scollon, will sign copies of New Issues Press new collection, Poetry in Michigan, edited by William Olsen and Jack Ridl. Also, poet Judi Rypma, author of the Amber Room will be here.


Jacqueline Carey signs her new urban fantasy featuring Daisy Johanssen, Agent of Hel, Autumn Bones, and Sarah Zettel will sign her new historical YA novel, Palace of Spies


Joe Heywood signs his newest “Woods Cop” book, featuring Grady Service, Killing a Cold One, D.E. Johnson signs Detroit Shuffle, the fourth in his historical mystery series, and Mel Starr will sign Rest Not in Peace, his sixth medieval mystery feautring Hugh de Singleton, surgeon.

Saturday, December 14, 2013
11:00am - 4:30pm
Kazoo Books
2413 Parkview Ave
Kalamzoo MI

In Which Brief Stories Are Told

Phillip Sterling

Brief encounters with the suffering and triumphs of characters living in northern Michigan by Phillip Sterling.

Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814335079
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814335352

Practicing to Walk Like a Heron

Poems by Jack Ridl

Poems that delight in discovering the comic, sorrowful, empathic, and spiritual in what is often overlooked.

Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780814334539
Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780814335390

To Embroider the Ground with Prayer

Poems by Teresa J. Scollon

A beautiful meditation on grief, memory, and the seasons of life.

Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336205
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336212