Author-presenter genres range from children’s books to young adult fantasy to self-help. Class authors include award-winning fantasy writer Connie Walker. Walker just completed her “Wolkarean”
Utah Humanities Council “Author on Main Street” Karl Beckstrand writes multicultural children’s books--in both English and Spanish. Beckstrand has two new activity books out: Why Juan Can’t Sleep: A Mystery? and Arriba Up, Abajo Down at the Boardwalk.
Club founder and young-reader author, David R. Christensen has authored five books: The Mystery of the Grinning Buddha, The Mystery of the Ugly Bird, The Mystery of the Haunted Lighthouse, Stanley Billings: That’s Me and Tivoli’s Christmas.
Patricia Potts is a speaker, singer and author of three books. My Journey from Darkness to Light is her true story of victory over depression and bi-polar illness. First-Aid for Feelings is a resource for anyone seeking to overcome painful, “damaging feelings such as anger, frustration, discouragement and worry.” From Darkness to Light is a rewrite of her first book from an LDS perspective. Presenters often speak to groups of all ages, sharing practical steps for productivity.
Authors will offer ideas, share excerpts from new releases, mingle with guests and sign books. Booklovers and aspiring authors will be able to ask questions and purchase signed books. The cost of the workshop is $10 with advanced registration or $15 at the door. Seniors and students get a $5 discount. The Murray Library is at 166 E. 5300 South, in Murray. To register go to http://murray.utah.gov/