Troy Author Day

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Saturday, October 19, 2013

12-3 PM at The Troy Public Library

​100 2nd Street, Troy, NY 12180 — (518) 274-7071

Twenty of the Capital District’s most popular authors will gather to meet readers, autograph books, and discuss their work. Drop in for a few minutes, or stay the whole time.

THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Select authors will participate in two panel discussions: one about their creative processes and another about publishing. Seating for the panel discussions will be limited. CLICK HERE for more info.

Copies of the authors’ books will be available for purchase. Market Block Books will donate a portion of each sale to the Troy Public Library.

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For more information, please contact Carolyn Fagan. Below is a list of the featured authors. We hope to see you there!

ELISA ALBERT

Elisa Albert

Elisa Albert is the author of How This Night is Different (stories), The Book of Dahlia (a novel), and the editor of Freud’s Blind Spot: Writers on Siblings. Her new novel is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in late 2014.

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FRANKIE Y. BAILEY

Frankie Bailey

Frankie Y. Bailey is a criminal justice professor and mystery writer. Her new series is a near-future police procedural set in a fictional Albany, New York, debuting with The Red Queen Dies.

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ELIZABETH BRUNDAGE

Elizabeth Brundage

Elizabeth Brundage is the author of the novels The Doctor’s Wife, Somebody Else’s Daughter and A Stranger Like You. She lives in the Capital District with her husband and three children.

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JACK CASEY

Jack Casey

Jack Casey writes novels about his native upstate New York. His books include A Parliament of Fowls, Kateri–Lily of the Mohawks, A Land Beyond the River, and The Trial of Bat Shea.

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SUSAN DAITCH

Susan Daitch

​Susan Daitch is the author of three novels, L.C, The Colorist, and Paper Conspiracies, and a collection of short fiction, Storytown named for the Lake George amusement park, and the 2013 novella Fall Out. She teaches at Hunter College in New York.

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ERIC DEVINE

Eric Devine

Eric Devine is the Young Adult fiction author of Dare Me, Tap Out and This Side of Normal. He is also a high school English teacher and education consultant.

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LYDIA DAVIS

Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis is the author, most recently, of a long narrative poem adapted from a memoir and entitled “Our Village,” in a New Directions chapbook called Two American Scenes (2013), which she shares with a long poem by Eliot Weinberger.

ELLEN GRAF

Ellen Graf

Ellen Graf is the author The Natural Laws of Good Luck, a memoir of a Chinese and American cross-cultural marriage. Ellen won a NYFA non-fiction fellowship in 2009, New Millennium first prize for non-fiction in 2010, and was a Rona Jafe and Orlando finalist in 2011.

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PAUL GRONDAHL

Paul Grondahl

Since joining the Times Union in 1984, Paul Grondahl has covered both news and features and has been recognized with numerous awards. He is the author of Mayor Corning: Albany Icon, Albany Enigma and I Rose Like a Rocket, a Theodore Roosevelt biography.

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SHANE JONES

Shane Jones

Shane Jones lives in upstate New York. He is the author of the novels Light Boxes and Daniel Fights a Hurricane, as well as the novella The Failure Six.

JAMES KUNSTLER

James Kunstler

James Howard Kunstler is the author of The Long Emergency, Too Much Magic, the World Made By Hand Novels, and many other books. He lives in Washington County, NY.

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DENNIS MAHONEY

Dennis Mahoney

Dennis Mahoney is the author of the novelFellow Mortals ​and lives in Troy, NY.

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MATTHEW MCELLIGOTT

Matthew McElligott

Matthew McElligott is the author of many books for children, including Even Monsters Need Haircuts, Even Aliens Need Snacks, and The Benjamin Franklinstein series with Larry Tuxbury.

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EUGENE MIRABELLI

Eugene Mirabelli

Eugene (Gene) Mirabelli had his first novel published in 1959. His most recent work, Renato, the Painter, was published last year and was awarded a gold medal in the 2013 Independent Publisher Book awards, a tie for the number one spot in the literary fiction category.

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WILLIAM B. PATRICK

William B Patrick

William B. Patrick is a writer whose works have been published or produced in several genres: creative nonfiction, fiction, screenwriting, poetry, and drama. He is the author of The Call of Nursing: Voices from the Front Lines of Healthcare, Saving Troy, and We Didn’t Come Here for This.

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DAVID SALOMON

David Salomon

David A. Salomon is Associate Professor of English at Russell Sage College where he also serves as Director of Undergraduate Research. He is the author of An Introduction to the Glossa Ordinaria as Medieval Hypertext. He is currently working on a study of St. Augustine as well as a Holocaust-related novel.

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EDWARD SCHWARZSCHILD

Edward Schwarzschild

Edward Schwarzschild is the author of Responsible Men and The Family Diamond. He is an associate professor at the University at Albany, SUNY, and a fellow at the New York State Writers Institute.

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HOLLIS SEAMON

Hollis Seamon

Hollis Seamon is the author of four books of fiction, including her debut young adult novel, Somebody Up There Hates You, and the short story collection Corporeality, both published in 2013. She teaches writing at the College of Saint Rose and Fairfield University.

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TOBIAS SEAMON

Tobias Seamon

Tobias Seamon’s latest is the novella The Fair Grounds. Past work includes the novel The Magician’s Study and the short story collection The Emperor’s Toy Chest. He lives in Albany, NY.

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RUTH ANN SMALLEY

Ruth Ann Smalley

Ruth Ann Smalley, Ph.D. is a holistic educator who believes stories help us create, participate in, and heal our world. A literature professor and member of the Transition Towns movement, she is the author of Sheila Says We’re Weird and Defender of Dirt.

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LARRY TUXBURY

Matthew McElligott Larry Tuxbury

Larry Tuxbury is co-author (with Matthew McElligott) of Benjamin Franklinstein Lives!, Benjamin Franklinstein Meets the Fright Brothers, and Benjamin Franklinstein Meets Thomas Deadison.

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BARBARA UNGAR

Barbara Ungar

Barbara Ungar is a professor of English at the College of Saint Rose in Albany. She is the author of Charlotte Brontë, You Ruined My Life; The Origin of the Milky Way; and Thrift.

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