Southern Illinois University

Write Stuff: Local Author Festival In Avon; Rose Garden Reading In Elizabeth Park

Write Stuff: Local Author Festival In Avon; Rose Garden Reading In Elizabeth Park

A free Local Author Festival will begin at Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon, on Thursday, June 16.

In June and July, 40 authors will take part in programs featuring fiction, Avon history, books for children, middle readers and teens, romance, travel and mystery books and more. The festival will end July 28.

The Fiction Night program, on Thursday, June 16, at 7 p.m., will present Geoffrey Craig, author of "Scudder's Gorge" (Prolific Press, $16.95); Velya Jancz-Urban, author of "Acquiescence" (Mascot Books, $13.95); Dawn Leger, author of "Eagle Scouting" (Lefora Publishing, $25); Katie Schickel, author of "The Mermaid's...

40°