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Discover new releases & unique artwork from dozens of Las Vegas area authors and artists. These books & art make great gifts for Valentine’s Day, birthdays, & special occasions!

Join us for the 2024 Authors & Artists Fair at the Clark County Library.  Meet & greet dozens of local authors and artists in the theater lobby from 11am-4pm and get your books and artwork purchases autographed.  Special activities include a writers workshop, author & book discussions, chapter readings, live music session, premiere of an independent film by a Las Vegas filmmaker and circus arts showcase.

EVENT SCHEDULE (Valid as of January 30, 2024. Subject to change without notice):

In the Main Theater Lobby: 

11:00am-4:00pm  Author & Artist Marketplace 

Authors scheduled to appear:

Predrag Ilic, Debbie Prince, Stephen Murray, Inge-Lise Goss, MaryAnn Unger, William Parsons, John Reger, Michael Mortenson, Sharron Grodzinsky, Iris Hattersley, Darlien Breeze, Alba Arango, Fred Rayworth, Soon Bock Moon,  Deborah Laurent, Wolf O’Rourc, Valerie J. Runyan, Thomas Larmore, Vicki-Ann Bush, Leslie Ortega, Christina Allex, Judith C. Owens-Lalude, Ken Lamug, Scott Roux, Karen Walter, Kristine Johnson, Sherry Hobbs, Sandra Azofeifa, Joshua Gray, Harmke Buursma, Nancy Dick, Sheryl Green, Jonathan Heatt, Rose Sinclair, April Ursula Fox, Rick Newberry, Chris Griffin, Donavan Collins, Kylie Arias, Lauren Tallman, Deanna Adler, S. G Tasz, Daniel James Clark, Ben Wood, Craig Higgins, Paul McLerran, Michelle Smith, R.L. Marafioti

Artists scheduled to appear: 

David Lampel, Isolde, Sher Jacobsen, Brian Gardner, Bonnie Kelso, Katherine Browning, Tamia Dow, Kristi Toguchi & Aerial Fitness Studio, Tim Cooney

In the Main Theater:

11:00am-11:30am  Chapter Readings:  Excerpts read onstage by the authors themselves. Authors scheduled to read:  Nancy Dick, Christina Allex, Scott Roux, Tim Cooney, and others to be announced

11:45am-12:45pm  Panel DiscussionFrom Concept to Publication–How To Develop Your Ideas Into a Novel with moderator Jo A. Wilkins of Mystic Publishers, Inc., and panelists Audrey Balzart, Vicki-Ann Bush, Amanda Skenandore & Lauren Tallman

1:00pm-1:45pm  Writers WorkshopThe Ins & Outs of Kindle Vella & Kickstarter– New Ways to Make Money Off of Your Writing with Jenni Curtis of Mystic Publishers,  Inc.

2:00pm-2:30pm  Library Film Premiere:  Why Should I Care? (Not Rated, 14 mins)  Award winning short docu-drama film about domestic violence & sex trafficking with author/filmmaker Tamia Dow

2:45pm-3:15pm  Circus Arts Mini Showcase:  Special magic and aerial performance by Aerial Fitness Studio

3:30pm-4:00pm  More Chapter Readings:  More excerpts read onstage by the authors themselves. Authors scheduled to read: Donavan Collins, Sheryl Green, Daniel James Clark, S.G. Tasz, and others to be announced 

In the Paul C. Blau Theatre:

10:30am-12:30pm  Book Discussion Group:  Quick Reads Book Discussion with author/moderator Roger DeBlanck. Reading selection: Caste- The Origins Of Our Discontents by Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson in recognition of Black History Month. Pick up a copy of the reading selection at the Adult Services desk in the library

1:00pm-2:00pm   Presentation & Group Reading:  Meet The Henderson Writers Group Anthology Authors!  with Henderson Writers Group president/moderator Audrey Balzart with adult anthology authors Paul McLerran, Michelle Smith, Jo A. Wilkins and Wolf O’Rourc, and youth anthology author R.L. Marafioti

3:00pm-5:00pm  Jam Session & Mini Concert:  Clark County Library’s Saturday Jam Session & mini concert with musician/emcee Dee Papaeliou and guest musicians

All activities are free admission & open to the public. Seating is on a first come, first served basis for events in the Main Theater and Paul C. Blau Theatre. Books & artwork will be available for purchase and signing at the Author & Artist Marketplace. For more information, please call 702.507.3458.  


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