Author and Illustrator News

Two Ohio Central South members were winners in the Northern Ohio SCBWI Calendar Contest, announced at the Northern Ohio Conference. Congratulations to Katherine Thomas and Becky Gehrisch!


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Sixteen Ohio Central South PAL members signed books at the Ohioana Book Festival on April 8 in Columbus, Ohio. Authors spoke on panels, hung out in the children's and teen room, and chatted with the thousands of visitors at the tenth annual festival. 

Below from L to R


Kristina McBride, A Million Times Good Night

Natalie D. Richards, One Was Lost

Kathy Cannon Wiechman, Empty Places

D.W. Vogel, Horizon Alpha

Mindy McGinnis, The Female of the Species

Edith Pattou, East

Josephine Rascoe Keenan, In Those First Bright Days of Elvis

Cathy Cultice Lentes, Getting the Mail

Jennifer Maschari, The Remarkable Journey of Charliie Price

Liz Coley, The Captain's Kid

Linda Stanek, Once Upon an Elephant

Tim Bowers, Footloose

Tracey Dils, Under the Sea 1,2,3

Krysten Lindsay Hager, Competing with the Star

Julie Flanders, Baby Moo's Great Escape

Nancy Roe Pimm, Bonded by Battle


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