The 5th Annual Authors Day 2016

The 5th Annual Authors Day 2016

Ramona Home Journal and Ramona Sentinel



Contact: Chuck LeMenager, 760-789-4177


The fifth annual Authors Day at the Ramona Library will be featuring ten local authors whose works cover a wide range of subjects. Joining us this year as featured speaker is veteran cartoonist Steve Breen of the San Diego  Union Tribune  a two-time  Pulitzer prize winning political cartoonist and author of children’s books .  He will talk about his books and newspaper career and sign his books.

The event will be held at the Ramona Library, Saturday October 22, 2016, 10 AM to 3 PM. Mr. Breen speaks at 12:30 pm. Attendance is free to the public.

Participating local authors will display their books, sell and sign them and network with public and other writers. The following local authors will  be there to present their books: David Bantz, Inspirational book about surviving cancer;Wes Brustad, History fiction set in biblical times; Jeffrey Crimmel, Travel and murder fiction;  Emelie Da Paixar, Illustrated Hispanic lore and tradition; Judith Doxey, Inspirational poetry and short stories; Penelope Ann Fox, Historical Fiction set in 1960,s; Dora Klinova, Memoirs and poetry; Chuck LeMenager, San Diego County back country historical trilogy, Ramona, San Vicente, Barona, Julian, Flying after 50 and family history; Chi Vanado, Memoirs and children’s books; Annette Williams, Family and childhood memoirs.

Writers interested in getting their books produced and to the public will find help from the 2 PM forum discussing ways and options for publishing, promotion and distribution. A panel consisting of  a couple of the authors and Beth Edwards of Edwards Graphics will discuss book design and production for self-publishing  who will be joined by Lezley Knott of  Get Savvy to discuss design of authors’ personal web-sites and the power of pairing the web with social media when marketing books

“This is the Friends of the Ramona Library’s fifth annual author’s event.” Said Dr. Mike Barker, Friends president, “and we think it will be the best. We’ve learned with each one and think this will fit the needs and expectations of both published and yet to be published writers. We’re looking forward to a fun day at the library.”  Attendance for the event is free to the public.