Phoenix Center for the Arts to Host Summer Author Event August 16

Looks like your summer reading list is about to get a little longer.

On Saturday, August 16, Phoenix Center for the Arts is inviting bookworms and writers to meet and greet more than 30 local authors for the one-day-only Summer Author Event hosted by Write Market Design and the Phoenix Publishing and Book Promotion Meetup. This free gathering will give the literary community a chance to mix and mingle with veteran authors and recently published ones who are making their debut.

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The Summer Author event, happening from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will cater to all kinds of literary genres from modern romance, fiction, and thrillers to memoirs and guides for personal and business development.

Participating authors at this event will include Morgan Kearns (Deadlines & Diamonds series), Darryl Dawson (If It Bleeds), Vincent A. Alascia (Undead Heart), Samuel N. Asare (Savvy Strategies for Turning Your Mortgage into a Goldmine), K.L. Barnes (Pay series), Steve Broe (Leaders in Transition), Laura Orsini (Social Media for Authors), E.C. Brierfied (The Magnolias of Sutherland Creek), Suzanne Flaig (Terror in Double Time), T.M. Williams (The Apocalypse), Shanyn Hosier (Desert Ménage Trilogy), and Debbie Swecker (A Touch of Poetry).

Books will be available for purchase and signing by select authors. Goody bags will be awarded to the first 100 people to register for the event on Additional giveaways will be handed out every half hour throughout the day. For more information on the Summer Author Event, visit

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