Meet our authors at Printers Row

The Printers Row Lit Fest isn’t just one of the region’s biggest literary events — it’s also a chance to buy autographed books from writers in the Society of Midland Authors. During the festival, come by our table — tent space S-1, on Dearborn Street halfway between Harrison Street and Polk Street in Chicago’s South Loop area. The following authors are scheduled to sell and sign their books at our table.

SATURDAY, JUNE 7 — 10 A.M.-NOON

Dennis Byrne, author of Madness: The War of 1812

John Knoerle, author of the American Spy Trilogy: A Pure Double Cross, A Despicable Profession and The Proxy Assassin

Edward McClelland, author of Nothin’ but Blue Skies, Young Mr. Obama and Horseplayers

SATURDAY, JUNE 7— NOON-2 P.M.

Joseph Peterson, author of Gideon’s Confession, Wanted: Elevator Man and Inside the Whale: A Novel in Verse and Beautiful Piece

Marc Sheehan, author of Greatest Hits: Poems and Vengeful Hymns: Poems

Sue William Silverman, author of The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew, Love Sick: One Woman’s Journey through Sexual Addiction, Fearless Confessions: A Writer’s Guide to Memoir and Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You

SATURDAY, JUNE 7 2-4 P.M.

Scott Dominic Carpenter, author of Theory of Remainders: A Novel and This Jealous Earth: Stories

James Finn Garner, author of Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, the Rex Koko, Private Clown mysteries: Honk Honk, My Darling and Double Indignity and other books

Michael Raleigh, author of The Conjurer’s Boy and In the Castle of the Flynns

SATURDAY, JUNE 74-6 P.M.

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Jim Bowman, author of Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968

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Arthur George and Elena George, authors of The Mythology of Eden

Patrick McBriarty, author of Chicago River Bridges

SUNDAY, JUNE 8 — 10 A.M.-NOON

Dan Burns, author of No Turning Back: Stories and Recalled to Life: A Novel

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Gerry Souter, author of American Shooter, Frida Kahlo and Malevich. With Janet Souter, his frequent co-author.  (Also at 2-4 p.m. Sunday.)

SUNDAY, JUNE 8 — NOON– 2 P.M.

Laura Krughoff, author of My Brother’s Name

Joan Kufrin, author of WriteTight, EditTough (also selling Lucky George: The Unforgettable Adventures of a Free-Lance Photographer by George Kufrin)

Katherine McCaughan, author of Natasha Lands Down Under

SUNDAY, JUNE 8 — 2-4 P.M.

Stan Banash, author ofRoadside History of Illinois

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Gerry Souter, author of American Shooter, Frida Kahlo and Malevich. With Janet Souter, his frequent co-author. (Also at 10 a.m.-noon Sunday.)

The Printers Row Lit Fest is considered the largest free outdoor literary event in the Midwest, drawing more than 125,000 book lovers to the two-day showcase, which features booksellers and literary organizations as well as readings and discussions. It is located on Chicago’s historic Printers Row, on and around the area of Dearborn Street, from Congress to Polk streets. Admission is free.

Visit the the festival website for a schedule of events, a map of the festival grounds and more details.