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Indiana Historical Society’s Popular Holiday Author Fair Features More than 60 Authors

November 17, 2021

Are you ready for the Indiana Historical Society’s (IHS) favorite book event of the year? The annual Holiday Author Fair is just the place to find the perfect read for you!

This year, Author Fair attendees can mix and mingle with more than 60 authors of books about everything from sports and biographies to fiction, children’s books and politics, along with — of course — a lot of Indiana history.

The Holiday Author Fair takes place Saturday, December 4 from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, located at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis. The event is included with general admission.

This year’s event features a scheduled appearance by two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, Al Unser Jr., who’ll be promoting his book, “Al Unser Jr.: A Checkered Past,” as told to author Jade Gurss. Unser is scheduled to appear from noon to 2 p.m.

Author Fair guests can also enter to win an IHS prize basket. IHS members will receive 10% off their entire Basile History Market purchase. Those who purchase a book will receive a coupon for IHS’s History Market, which features handmade Indiana products, art and ornaments for unique holiday gifts.

The History Center’s Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the Author Fair taking place from 12 to 4 p.m. Guests are encouraged to purchase their admission tickets in advance in case capacity restrictions become necessary.

Admission includes IHS’s Festival of Trees holiday exhibit, with 75 elaborate trees decorating the building. To allow guests to mingle with the authors and have their books personalized and signed, masks will be required at this event. Reserve your tickets here:

Featured authors include*:


Jane Ammeson

Robert Blaemire

Ray Boomhower

Tom Casalini

Joe Lee

Cheryl Soden Moreland

John Mutz

Charlotte Halsema Ottinger

Rachel Berenson Perry

Rita Rose

Douglas Wissing

Children’s, Young Adult

Troy Cummings

Adriane Doherty

Donna Griffin

Rob Harrell

Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso

Talitha Shipman

Sammie Vance

B.A. Williamson

Michele Woods


John Cardwell

M.B. Dabney

Bryon Furuness

Terry Hawkins

Norbert Krapf

Anna Lee Huber

Linda Lewis-Everett

Michael Martone

Michael Maurer

Susan Neville

Barbara Shoup

Michael Stafford

Larry Sweazy

Daly Walker


Judith McBride Bentley

Robert Bowling

Paul Diebold

Nancy M. Germano

Jason Lantzer

Jim Madison

Anita Morgan

Andrea Neal

Joseph Pete

Ashley Petry

Ruth Reichard

Keith Roysdon

Kenneth Schoon

Rudy Schouten

Gary Sosniecki

Mark Souder

Andrew E. Stoner

Janis Thornton

Eunice Trotter

Ken Turchi

Julie Young


Ali Beckman

J. Brent Bill

DeAndra Dycus

Norman Minnick

Duane Nickell

Kelly O’Dell Stanley


Joseph Drozda

Jade Gurss

David Humphrey

Randy Mills

John Oreovicz

Al Unser Jr.

Kevin Wirthwein

*Schedule subject to change

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