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AUTHORS NIGHT POSTPONED TO 1/23/20 DUE TO FORECAST OF RAIN
From 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23, local writers will be at Authors Night at the Sunset Market to sign and sell their books. Showcasing authors from a variety of literary genres, Authors Night is a perfect venue to meet and greet authors from our area. Confirmed authors include:
Mike Casper is a Southern California author with a passion for storytelling. He is a world traveler, husband, father and avid reader. Although life can be tragic, Casper believes, it can also be meaningful, beautiful and fulfilling. Based on the idea that books can take you places that no other media can, Casper wrote "Stone Thrower" and "The Sing Song Child."
Award-winning game designer, entrepreneur and pro speaker Justin Gary started his career in gaming at age 17 when he became a Magic: The Gathering national champion. He founded Gary Games in 2010. Today, Gary designs and consults from San Diego, where he has written "Think Like a Game Designer."
Longtime Oceanside resident Kristi Hawthorne is the president of the Oceanside Historical Society and vice president of events at the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce. Passionate about researching, preserving and sharing the history of Oceanside, Hawthorne is the author of “Oceanside, Where Life Is Worth Living," a local history since the 1880s.
Michelle Ann Hollstein
Michelle Ann Hollstein is the author of the Fatal Reaction series, the Vienna Rossi Paranormal Mysteries, the Ms. Aggie Underhill Mysteries and the nonfiction series Who Says You Can't Paint? She resides here in Southern California with her two children and her two spoiled kitties.
One of San Diego Magazine's Five San Diego Authors to Read, Robin "R.D." Kardon is a former corporate and airline pilot who had a 12-year flying career that took her all over the world. A native New Yorker, Robin now lives in San Diego with her beloved rescue pets. Her first novel, "Flygirl," was released in 2019.
Charise Noel has scratched many itches in life, including being a middle school teacher, entrepreneur and author of the motivational business book "Itchy Feet Happy Soul." Noel designs clasp-free jewelry inspired by her mother, a stage IV cancer survivor who has lost the ability to fasten necklaces, and lives with her husband and 2-year-old daughter, Kara.
Ann Robson was born and raised in South Africa where she worked as a newspaper columnist. She now lives and writes in Southern California. Robson is the author of two novels, "Marula Ridge," an excerpt of which won a Writer's Digest Short Story award, and "Guadalupe's Gift." She is currently working on her third novel, "Searching for a Shadow," set in Mozambique.
A retired community college president, Pat Spencer wrote "Story of a Stolen Girl" to raise awareness of human trafficking. Every year, 800,000 children, women and men are trafficked, including 50,000 slaves in the United States. If "Story of a Stolen Girl" stimulates conversation that makes a difference for even one victim, Spencer will be satisfied.
S.L. Vaden started writing stories at a young age and kept her dream of being an author a secret until her first book was self-published. The author of The Legend of Zelkova fantasy series, Vaden also writes sci-fi and romance. She is a fan of anime and lives with her husband and cats.
Los Angeles fiction writer Audrey Wyatt bases her novels, short stories and even a television sitcom on her experiences. Her stories often feature strong-willed, quirky women. Audrey’s novel, "Poles Apart" has been honored with five awards. Wyatt has worked in various arts – most notably acting, teaching and creating children’s theater curricula.