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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 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

At The Author Encounter, we have a love for Authors and their original works. 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!

Talk Like Shakespeare Poetry Contest Official Rules

Official Rules We recommend all poets read the rules carefully before entering. If you have questions, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.Rules: General   The competition is open to anyone aged 17 or over at the time of entering. International entries...

Supporter Member Stacy Juba

    The Author Encounter is excited to feature our supporter member Stacy Juba. She  published her first novel at age eighteen, and over the years has written sweet and sassy chick lit novels, mysteries about determined women sleuths, and entertaining books for young...

EX Libris

With 2020 gone and a new year beginning, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Second issue of our quarterly email newsletter. Our Quarterly newsletter is sent out during the first week of every quarter, with dates and events that will happen throughout that...

A New Year is Almost Here

A new year is almost here. What will that mean for you and your career as an author? Will you start fresh and let yourself be open to  plenty of new opportunities? How will you take advantage of these exciting new prospects? Well, the first way you can be ready for...

Interview with Author Priya Prithviraj

Priya Prithviraj is a poet, writer and the author of 'Purple Kisses' (The Linnet's Wings Press, 2017). Her work has appeared in the New Plains Review, Tower Journal, Torrid Literature Journal, and Eastlit among others. With futhor introduction here is the exclusive...

Christmas Gift From TAE

This year is coming to an end. We here at The Author Encounter want to give you the gift of saving! We have two membership levels on sale until the end of the year. The Reader level membership and the Supporter level membership are 25% off.Who is the Reader level...

Happy Holidays!

We’re excited about how this year has gone, and feel blessed to have shared it with all those whom we’ve had the pleasure to meet and work with over the course of the last several months. Due to Covid-19 pandemic, we discovered that we could organize and promote not...

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!