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Local Author Workshops

Join Henderson Libraries for our 6th Annual Local Author Showcase on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Paseo Verde Library! Meet 60 authors from the Vegas Valley who write in a variety of genres, from poetry and memoirs, to crime novels, inspirational stories, and everything in between.

SESSION 1 — 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Alba Arango Paul Atreides
Tasha Bullock-McMillan Vicki-Ann Bush
Ron Coury Cynthia L. De Boer
William Dickstein Andres Fragoso, Jr.
Joyce K. Gatschenberger Joanne D. Gilbert
Jennifer Hart John A. Heldt
D. Perdue Henderson Kristine Johnson
Dr. Lewis Karstensson K. Ray Katz
Richard Lapidus Alan Livingston
Pretina J. Lowery Gwyn McNamee
Maggie Mooha Stephen Murray
Richard Newberry Kip Noschese
Dr. Donald Ozello Jonathan Sturak
Lance Taubold Joe Van Rhyn

SESSION 2 — 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Sandra Azofeifa Marla Bradeen
Randall Cannon Arlene N. Cohen
Patricia V. Davis R. Scott Decker
Patricia Rusch Duffey Rand Eastwood
Vincenzo Esposito Brenda Ewers
David Fleming Rhonda K. Gatlin
Laura Hunsaker L. A. Hider Jones
P Moss Robert Lee Murphy
Tracey R. Newman Vicki A. Niggemeyer
Cindy Orr-Jones Paul Papa
Brian Rouff Katie Salidas
Morgan St. James Michael Tarby
M.A.R. Unger Terry Woods
Mercedes Yardley

POETRY PANEL — 12 to 1 p.m.

Listen in on a panel discussion covering poetry, publication, and how to get more involved in the Southern Nevada writing community. Featuring Vogue Robinson (Clark County Poet Laureate), Bruce Isaacson (Inaugural Clark County Poety Laureate), Heather Lang Cassera (Voted 2017 Best Local Writer or Poet by Readers of Desert Companion), and Samuel Piccone (Creative Writing Instructor at Nevada State College). 

Also on the Showcase Floor from 10am to 2:30pm

  • Preservation Station with Book & Paper Conservator, Michael Frazier from UNLV Special Collections & Archives
  • Poetry on Demand with Sean Hoade

This project is funded in part by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Nevada Arts Council   National Endowment for the Arts