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The Sarnia Library Presents: A Day With Authors GenreCon 2008

Sarnia, ON – GenreCon, a free literary convention featuring several notable editors and authors, returns to Sarnia Library on Saturday, May 3rd.

Providing fans and local authors with the opportunity to talk with other genre fans and authors, GenreCon presents a wide range of panels on writing, reading and publishing genre fiction, including mystery, horror, fantasy and science fiction. There will also be book signings and sales.

“GenreCon provides a unique opportunity to talk with and learn from experienced authors and other fans of genre fiction,” said Jeffrey Beeler, Reference Librarian. “Our past participants speak highly of their experiences.”

The Guest of Honour, mystery author Rick Blechta, will be leading a discussion from 10 AM to 11 AM. A meet and greet reception will take place between 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Discussion panels take place from 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with the following panelists: Guest of Honour and mystery writer Rick Blechta, mystery authors, Dennis Collins, and Terry Carroll, horror author Suzanne Church, fantasy author Caitlin Sweet, science fiction author Eric Choi and author and critic Jeff DeLuzio. Seating is limited; please contact the Reference Department at 519 337-3291 to reserve your seat.

The Sarnia Branch of the Lambton County Library is located at 124 Christina Street South, Sarnia, Ontario, one hour northeast of Detroit, Michigan on I-94 and one hour west of London, Ontario on Highway 402. GenreCon is part of The Need to Read Festival.

For more information respond to this post or contact:

Jeff Beeler or Ellen Dark,
Reference Librarians, Sarnia Branch Library
Lambton County
Telephone: 519 337-3291
Fax: 519 337-3041
email: infogenrecon@yahoo.ca
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