Jersey City Public Library
4th Annual "
A Tale of Our City Festival"
Saturday, September 10, 2011
10AM - 4PM.
A Tale of Our City book festival offers authors, new and established, of all genres and ages, a venue where they can showcase their works and bring it to the reading and buying public in a neutral and inspiring setting. All authors' books will be available for sale.
Author’s Reading Schedule:
10:30 am Thomas Belton – Protecting New Jersey’s EnvironmentPublished by Rutgers University Press, 2010
10:45 am Cherese Bracey – The Case of the Withering Books Self-Published by Xlibris, 2010
11:00 am Elijah M. Brown – Missing Pages, Out of My Life Self-Published by Realism 101, 2011
11:15 am Charles Caldes – Jersey City’s Hudson Waterfront, Books 1 & 2 Self-Published by Journal Square Publishing, 2010
11:30 am John E. DeJesus – TACO Self-Published by CreateSpace, 2010
12:00 N Cynthia Fabian – Those Sweet Nothings Self-Published by PublishAmerica, 2008
12:15 PM Eunie Guyre – Happy Victory: Celebrating a Jersey City Childhood Self-Published by Xlibris, 2011
12:30 PM Chrissy Roberts
Chrissy Roberts, who donated six performances this July for the children participating in the Library’s Summer
Reading Program, offers her acoustic guitar and originally written songs again, leading the audience-participation
performances that galvanize both children and adults.
Ms. Roberts is a singer/performer from Jersey City and her program, incorporating music and movement together, is targeted toward younger children. “Kids love music! As an occupational therapist, I enjoy using music as a tool to encourage kids to learn, move and grow.”
12:45 PM Sandra Guzmán – The New Latina’s Bible Published by Seal Press – Perseus Books, 2011
1:00 PM Jacqueline Hallenbeck – Poem-atic Self-Published by PublishAmerica, 2009
1:15 PM Judith Natelli McLaughlin – Poems on Fruits & Odes to Veggies Self-Published by AimWrite Communications, 2008
1:45 PM Clarence Matthews – Jacob’s Rite of Passage & Teen Jacob Self-Published by deeClare Publishing, LLC, 2010-2011
2:00 PM Valerie A. Mitchell – Emotional Rollercoaster: A Depicted Mind Self-Published, 2010 / Available through Author
2:15 PM Peter O’Reilly – Oh Really, O’Reilly Self-Published, 2008 / Available through Author
2:30 PM Alina Oswald – Vampire Fantasies Self-Published by Blurb.com, 2011
2:45 PM Jane Pedler – Wisteria Rose Self-Published, 2011 / Available through Author
3:00 PM Alyssa Pierce – Caroline & Rebecca’s Day at the Beach Self-Published by Xlibris Corporation, 2011
3:15 PM Keith Smith – Men in My Town Self-Published by BookSurge Publishing, 1st Edition, 2009
3:30 PM Jim Waltzer – The Battle of the Century: Dempsey, Carpentie and the Birth of Modern Promotion Published by ABC-CLIO – Praeger, 2011
3:45 PM JoAnne Williams – Escaping From the Victim or Volunteer Role in Your Relationship Self-Published, 2010 / Available through Author
4:00 PM Maureen Wlodarczyk – Young &Wicked: The Death of a Wayward Girl Self-Published by Ultra Media Publications, 2011
see http://jclibrary.org/libinfo/events/taleofourcity11/BookFestivalProgram.pdf for Author Biographies
Contact Info – Sonia Araujo / Chair / A Tale of Our City / 201-547-4549