What could be sweeter than an afternoon of posting how-to discussions, book signings, fancy Kentucky Bourbon door prizes, and Valentine’s Day fun? Come to the free opening ceremony Books, trinkets, and the Bourbon Regional Miniature Book Fair10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 11 at Souls of Sight II in Ludlow, one of the most famous distilleries in northern Kentucky.
Learn from the authors: Six authors will share publishing tips and discuss their latest books in the local interest/travel, true crime, mystery, sports, music, and history genres. You will have the opportunity to buy books for Valentine’s Day, for yourself, or to get through the hectic winter days.
Authors featured at Bookfair:
True crime writer Jane Simon Amison, author America Fatal: The Story of the Serial Killer Belle, the headline-grabbing murders: the Indiana murders, And Murder in the Jazz AgeHe will talk about how to research and write true crime books.
Mystery/thriller writer Dan Andriaco, His 24 books include English garden puzzle And Corpse City QueenHe will discuss how he goes about writing his riddles and where he gets his ideas from. A fan of Sherlock Holmes, he is a member of the Baker Street Irishmen and editor of the Baker Street Journal.
Professional journalist, reporter, editor and columnist Peter Bronson, owner and publisher of Chilidog Press, which publishes about a dozen books each year, will share publishing tips and provide FAQs about Chilidog Press. Bronson is the author and co-author of 10 books, including his most recent series on the mob in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky: Forbidden Fruit: Sin City’s Underworld and the Hell’s Supper Club And Not in our city: Queen’s City vs. King of Smoot.
Other authors attending Bookfair:
John Keesewetter, author Joe Nuxhall: The Old Lefthander and Me, Known in Cincinnati as a TV/media reporter and columnist for Cincinnati Public Radio, WVXU-FM and Cincinnati Enquirer. He is also a longtime Reds fan.
Stephen Rosenbook Cincinnati’s Lost Party Venues of the ’50s and ’60s: From the Surf Club to Ludlow’s Garagewas published in 2022. Rosen wrote for Cincinnati EnquirerAnd Denver PostAnd Cincinnati City Beat and other newspapers. He founded National One Hit Wonder Day and founded a band called one hit.
Cathy Witt He is an award-winning author and essayist focusing on travel and local interests. Her six recently published books include The Cincinnati Scavenger: The Ultimate Search for Cincinnati’s Hidden Treasures And The Cincinnati Secret: Curious Evidencecool and mysterious – perfect for date nights and fun family outings alike.
Bring gift ideas for Valentine’s Day and other occasions to Bookfair:
Hail – Records & Oddities, a unique gift shop on Covington’s Mainstrasse, showcases some of their favorite trinkets—jewelry made from butterflies, bones, bugs, stones, and framed butterflies, moths, and beetles. For those interested in the more obscure side of things, they also display an impressive collection of old tarot cards, metaphysical objects, and long-lost recordings.
Second Sight Spirits, a craft distillery focusing on premium local produce presented in an innovative way. Member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail’s® Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour, the one-of-a-kind distillery with tasting room, tasting room, lounge, café, crystal balls, and Magic 8 balls, on the B-Line, the self-guided bourbon trail in Northern Kentucky.
Publis and Bourbon Regional Fair for Small Books
Saturday, February 11, 2023
10 am to 4 pm
Submission is free.
Second sight souls
301 Elm Street, Ludlow