Meet the Authors

The 2023 Festival Authors are in the planning stage. Until they are announced, check out the awesome authors that joined us in 2022!

Thank you to all the authors & artists who are travelling near and far to tell their stories at the Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival! The books below are the books we are featuring from each author, if you click on the featured book, you will be taken to a page that lists all of that author’s titles!

Be sure to register to meet the authors: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/244678930267

If you have any problems getting to the registration page, send us an email here: info@nwoteenbookfest.com

Read “Stories with Christine Allen” by Melissa Warner

Read “Graphic Novels – Very Personal Works of Art, a conversation with Derf Backderf” by Melissa Warner

Read “You Never Can Tell Where a Quest(ion) Might Lead – an Interview with SC Billingslea” by Melissa Warner

Read “All I Want (is more books from), author Chelsea Bobulski” by Melissa Warner

Read “See You at the Book Festival, a conversation with author Jack Cheng” by Melissa Warner

Read “In the Realms of Fantasy (and more) with Cinda Williams Chima” by Melissa Warner

Read “Nonfiction for Kids – meet author Jean Daigneau” by Melissa Warner

Read “Getting Caught (Up) with Author Kurt Dinan” by Melissa Warner

Read “About Gabe and Mary, author Shannon Doleski” by Melissa Warner

Read “Comics Just Might be Rocket Science… a Conversation with Visual Writer (aka Cartoonist) Jerzy Drozd” by Melissa Warner

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Read “Very Good Books – Talking to Kit Frick” by Melissa Warner

Read “Sports (and other) Story Writer, Tamara Girardi” by Melissa Warner

Read “The Right Side of Romance, Meet Whitney Grandison” by Melissa Warner

Read “Surviving in the Publishing World, Meet Kosoko Jackson” by Melissa Warner

Read “Hero and Other Fiction, a conversation with author Demitria Lunetta” by Melissa Warner

Read “An Incomplete Story About Cleveland’s Drinking Water, conversation with Writer Scott MacGregor and Illustrator Gary Dumm” by Melissa Warner

Read “The Many Heroines of Mindy McGinnis” by Melissa Warner

Read “On Marching Ahead with Skye Quinlan” by Melissa Warner

Read “Hungry for a Hero, Talking with Kate Karyus Quinn” by Melissa Warner

Read “Breaking the Rules and Hope, with Debbie Rigaud” by Melissa Warner

Read “The New Voice of Author Vincent Tirado” by Melissa Warner

Read ” Making History Come Alive, a Conversation With Kathy Cannon Wiechman” by Melissa Warner

Read “Tangled Up in Mysteries, author Merrill Wyatt” by Melissa Warner