Northwest Indie Bookfest: Writers Helping Writers!

It’s the very first Northwest Indie Bookfest! Packed with authors and independent self-publishers. The event boasts of book signings, readings, and presentations by several local authors.

Join over twenty local authors at Auntie’s Bookstore (402 W Main Ave, Spokane), April 27th 10-4pm for the 1st annual Northwest Indie Bookfest. 

Not only will these presenting writers be sharing their own work, they will be offering multiple 30 minute sessions on writing to help others hone their craft and build their audience. 

Sponsored by local authors, Spokane Authors & Self Publishers, Inland Northwest Writer’s Guild, Scifi Fantasy & Horror Writers, Spokane Fiction Writer’s Group, and the North Idaho Writer’s League.

For more info contact [email protected]

Presentation Schedule

  • 10:30am – Sue Eller “Fine Tuning Your Manuscript”
  • 11:30am – Adrienne Dellwo “Writing Dialogue”
  • 12:30pm – Frank Zafiro “Write Where You Live: Exploring Your Hometown ‘Beat’ When It Comes to Location, People and Your Career”
  • 1:30pm – Charles R. Oliver “A Path to Successful Writing for Indie Authors”
  • 2:30pm – Erik Schubach “The Importance of Social Media Promotion of Both Book and Author”


Book Reading Schedule

  • 10:00am – Robert John Jenson “I Was Told There Would Be Jetpacks” (Multi-Genre Shorts)
  • 11:00am – Charles R. Oliver “Dantanian’s Defeat” (Horror)
  • 12:00pm – Wayne Kyle Spitzer “Beyond the Black Curtain” (SciFi/Fantasy)
  • 1:00pm – Nathaniel Bennett “The Ant Doctor” (Historical Fiction)
  • 2:00pm – Sarah Vail “Lightning Ridge Road” (Mystery/Suspense)
  • 3:00pm – DJ Jewett “Haunted Crypt, Haunted Shadows” (Horror)


Book Signing Schedule

10am – 4pm

  • Amber Laura (Women’s Fiction)
  • Erik Schubach (Urban Fantasy)
  • G. S. Jennsen (Science Fiction)
  • Wayne Kyle Spitzer (SciFi/Fantasy)


10am – 1pm

  • Charles R. Oliver (Fantasy)
  • M.J. Hudon (Urban Fantasy)
  • DJ Jewett (Horror/Supernatural)
  • Georgette Graham (Horror)
  • Janet Newton (British Mystery)
  • Adrienne Dellwo (Superhero)
  • D. Andrew McChesney (Naval Adventure)
  • Frank Zafiro (Police Proc./Mystery)


1pm – 4pm

  • Rose Shababy (Urban Fantasy)
  • Robert John Jenson (Multi-Genre)
  • Chris Bieker (Mystery)
  • Bill Link (Horror/Weird Fiction)
  • Khaliela Wright (Fantasy)
  • Shannon Morse (Cont. Romance)
  • Esther Hildahl (Children’s Chapter Book)
  • Mary Anne De Bord (Daily Inspirations)
  • Oscar Calhoun (Hist. Suspense/Horror)

The organizers of this great literary event hope you will come, engage, learn, and enjoy good storytelling.

This is a sponsored article and does not necessarily reflect the position of the Deer Park Gazette or its staff.

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