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January 27 – 28, 2023: Meet These Authors in Person

Author Interviews

Enjoy amazing behind-the-scenes interviews with many 2023 Sunshine State Book Festival authors. Click the link to view Authors & Conversations on at WELLness logo YouTube channel.
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On this page, you will find photos and website information for all the authors who have registered for the 2023 Sunshine State Book Festival. Join us for a reception Friday, January 27, 2023, where you can meet authors in person.
Then, join us on Saturday, January 28, 2023, to buy their books and have them signed.
Each author's location within the festival hall can be found beneath their photo. Click on their Space # to display a map of the festival author tables.


Registered authors click Exhibitor Info for Saturday check-in instructions.



Tashena Anderson-Place




Bob Boese


Irving L. Brittle Jr



Peggy S. Cogar

Loren Colden


Peter Michael Crow


Jimmy Deas







William Hart


Cynthia Hughes


Kurt L. Hurzeler


Lorna Hopkins Keith



Suzanne Leigh


Ann~Marie Magné


Anthony McCray


John Charles Miller


Suzette Farquharson Morgan


Edward Newton

David O’Connor


Janis Owens
Keynote Speaker

Barbara Pearson



Priscilla Riddley




Susan Snyder



Gary G. Steele

Sue E. Tennant



Thomas R. Ulmer

Jeff Vasilinda



Writers Alliance of Gainesville
Festival Producer


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