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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
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2023 Holiday Author Fair

It’s our favorite book event of the year!

Mix and mingle with more than 60 authors during the Indiana Historical Society’s annual Holiday Author Fair!

This event will take place Saturday, Dec. 2 from Noon to 4 p.m. Admission to the author fair is included with general admission to the Indiana Historical Society.

Author Fair book topics will range from sports and biographies to youth historical fiction and politics along with, of course, a lot of Indiana history. IHS members will receive 10 percent off their entire Basile History Market purchase.

Guests are encouraged to purchase their admission tickets in advance. Admission includes IHS’s award-winning exhibits and Festival of Trees, with more than 75 elaborate trees decorating the building.

Author Fair Educator Lounge
All educators are invited to stop by and relax in the Educator Lounge while visiting the Author Fair. Inside the lounge, you will have access to resources for your classroom and the opportunity to speak with museum educators about incorporating primary sources and museum resources into your classroom. Swag bags are available to educators while supplies last.

Author Fair Presented By Printing Partners

Authors scheduled to appear (subject to change):


Annette Bochenek, Hometowns to Hollywood, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2
Wes Gehring, Sydney Pollack: A Subliminal Existentialist
Norbert Krapf, Homecoming
Jim Fadely, Thomas Taggart
Kathy Finley, My One-Eyed, Three Legged Therapist: How My Cat Clio…
Barbara Olenyik Morrow, Army Guy, Red Cross Gal
Dr. Nancy L. Segal, Gay Fathers, Twin Sons: The Citizenship Case That Captured the World
Richard Feldman, What Our Patients Have Taught Us
Rick Albertson and Robert “Bob” Sexton (MD), Brown County Folks: a mingling of rustics and artists
Antonia (Tuni) Deignan, Underwater Daughter: A Memoir of Survival and Healing
Ellen Munds and Celestine Bloomfield, If These Walls Could Talk

Children’s Books/Young Author

Donna Griffin, Super Cities! Indianapolis
Chris Edwards, All About the Moon Landing
Troy Cummings, Otto the Ornament
Rebecca Mullin, Purple Carrot
Todd Outcalt, All About Martin Luther King
Jenny Svendsen, My Mountain
Joey Lax Salinas, Good Night, Indiana University
Kimberly Howard, Grace and Box
Kimberly Hoffman, I Llama Ewe
Victoria Griswald, The Garden Symphony
Bryan Ballinger, The Big Wig Parade
Marya Patrice Sherron, Time to Dance
Michele Wood, Box
Rob Harrell, BatPig: Go Pig or Go Home
Randall Wisehart, Families of Two Fires: Forging America’s Frontier, 1776-1832


MB (Michael) Dabney, A Deadly Game
Candice Sue Patterson, The Keys to Gramercy Park
David Marsh, Waterborne: Chronicle of the Clan of Noah
Larry Sweazy, A Cow Hunter’s Lament and other Stories
*Michael Koryta, An Honest Man
Anna Lee Huber, A Fatal Illusion, Lady Darby Book 11
Timothy Byers, The Order of the Red Lion
Bill Kenley, Tiny Running Shorts
Bruce Cashbaugh, None So Blind
Abe Aamidor, Don’t Go
Sarah Layden, Imagine Your Life Like This
Emily Bleeker, When We Were Enemies
Joyce Brinkman, The Polaris Trilogy: Poems for the Moon


Chris Flook, Indianapolis Graverobbing
David Humphrey and W. Evan Humphrey, Abandoned Central Indiana
Edward Fujawa, Vanished Indianapolis
Ronald May, WW II Indiana Landmarks
Donald Hickey, Tecumsah’s War
Eilene Lyon, Fortunes Frenzy: A California Gold Rush Odyssey
David Sears, Duel in the Deep: The Hunters, The Hunted and a High Seas fight to the Finish
Dawn Bakken, Hoosiers on the Home Front
Michael Keller, Graham-Bradley Tractor- A History
Angie Klink, WBAA: 100 Years as the Voice of Purdue
Michael Murphy, Kimberlins go to War
Kevin Tower, Twisting the Tiger’s Tail: Illegal Gambling French Lick
Patricia Kock and Jane Ammeson, Santa’s Daughter


J. Brent Bill, Amity: Stories from the Heartland
Morgan K. Wyatt (publishing as MK Scott) and Scott Stamm, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dog Lessons
Alexandra Hudson, The Soul of Civility
Kathy Poole, Indiana Dining Guide
Roderick Wheeler, Stand in Solidarity
Julia Whitehead, Breaking Down Vonnegut
Jeff Smulyan, Never Ride a Roller Coaster Upside Down


Lew Freedman, Tales From the Clubhouse
Graham Honaker and Jerry Logan, Unbracketed: Big-Time College Basketball Done The Right Way
Ron Newland, Legacy & Legend: The History and Mythology of Basketball in Indiana
**Paul Page, Hi, I’m Paul Page – It’s Race Day in Indianapolis!
John Oreovicz, Indy Split: the Big Money Battle that Nearly Destroyed Indy Racing

*Michael Koryta will appear from Noon-1 p.m.
**Paul Page will appear from 2:30-4 p.m.

2023 Holiday Author Fair

Dec 2, 2023 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center,
free parking in IHS lot off of New York Street.
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