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To bring together authors and readers in a unique, and intimate setting designed to give authors a chance to connect with their fans, and the fans (readers) the opportunity to spend time with their favorite authors, ask questions and be a part of the stories and worlds created by the authors.

New Authors From March

Blog post about New Authors members from March . Doc Sheldon Author of the Jake McCluskey series. Military fiction to give Tom Clancy a run for his money.

The new edition of Ex Libris issue 03 is Here!

The Author Encounter news letter Ex Libris is a quarter editions for all members and non members interest in keeping up with the events the author encounter is involve in.

The 1st contest an Indie Author should enter this year!

Indie author projects contests are a great way for indie author to work with libraries to gain a big audience and fan base.

Our 1st Watch Party

Watch party March 20,2021 hosted by the author encounter. The watch party will highlight The Brown Book Series a YouTube show hosted by supporter member Shay Baby

An E&A Experience

An E & A Experience is a panel discussion for Authors March Forward. The panel will talk about various topics such as what goes into deciding to offer representation, the decision to send a rejection, the things they look for in query letters and sample pages, and other similar topics.

Interview with Author D.C. Gomez

D. C. Gomez is a USA Today Bestselling Author, born in the Dominican Republic, and grew up in Salem, Massachusetts. She joined The Author Encounter in September. D.C. Gomez will host New Year, New Mindset on March 20,2021. Read on to learn more about her. I love urban...

Get to Know our Supporter Members

Get to Know The Author Encounter Supporter Members. Supporter members are professionals who work in publishing or industries related to publishing. Our supporter members come from wide backgrounds and all support authors and the publishing industry in diverse and amazing ways. For this article we would like to introduce,
Stacy juba, Shay baby, Chris j. Hudson, and Hannah VanVels.

New Authors from January

We would like to Introduce two new Author Encounter Author Members, Iuliana Foos and Linda B. Parnell. Look for them at one of our upcoming events.

Behind The Page Interview with Dan Navarro

Dan Navarro’s long and eclectic resume includes “songwriter,” “recording artist,” “singer”, “voice actor”, “road warrior” and “arts advocate” in its range of credits. He will appear on Behind The Page February 19,2021. We thought it would be great to get to know him a little before the interview. So read on and get to know Dan and his amazing career.

Talk Like Shakespeare Poetry Contest

The Talk like Shakespeare Poetry Contest is for all lovers of poetry! We like charm and wit coupled with your own unique perspective. Our judges will look for a fusion of rhythms, imagery, feeling, and thought. May the best poem win!

Our Events

You could have fun at our next event! The primary goal of The Author Encounter is to bring together authors and readers in a unique, and intimate setting designed for fun and inspiration! Thus fostering opportunities for fans(aka readers) to spend time with their favorite author and enjoy a theme inspired entertaining fun. Our events are open to authors, fans and vendors who love to read, shop, and inspire. 


Check out our upcoming events!