Contact Information

University at Albany

1400 Washington Avenue

Albany, New York 12222

Phone: 518 442-5620 

e-mail: writers@albany.edu

website: http://nyswritersinstitute.org/

Local Authors & Exhibitors

Print your program

download the 2019 program in advance of the event:

where to find local authors and exhibitors: 

Rebecca Grace Allen

Genre: Erotic Romance

www.rebeccagraceallen.com

 

Frankie Bailey

Genre: Mystery

www.frankieybailey.com

 

Stuart Bartow

Genres: poetry, creative nonfiction

Joan Bender

Genres: children's, cookbook/self-help

www.foodandmoodhealing.com

 

Charlotte Bennardo

Genre: middle grade & young adult

http://charlotteebennardo.blogspot.com

 

Artie Bennett

Genre: Children’s

www.artiebennett.com

Rinku Bhattacharya

Genre: cooking, nonfiction

www.spicechronicles.com

 

Kathryn R. Biel

Genres: Women's fiction, romantic comedy

www.kathrynrbiel.com

 

Jamie Blake

Genre: Young Adult

jamiecblake.com

 

Celia Bland

Genre: Poetry

 

Catherine Bruns

Genre: Mystery

catherinebruns.net

 

Marina Antropow Cramer

Genre: Literary Fiction

marinaantropowcramer.com

 

Janine De Tillio Cammarata

Genres: YA and Middle Grade

www.janinedetilliocammarata.com

 

Paul Castellani

Genres: historical fiction, mystery

Paulcastellani.com

 

Anne O'Brien Carelli

Genre: children’s

www.anneobriencarelli.com

www.aminasnewfriends.com

Dr. Mildred Chang

Genre: nonfiction

Elizabeth Cunningham

Sci-fi/Fantasy

https://worldclassadventurer.com/

 

Michael A. Davi

Genres: nonfiction, memoir, inspirational

www.michaeldavi.net

 

Eric Devine

Genre: YA contemporary fiction

ericdevine.org

 

Joe Di Bari

Genre: Sci-Fi Historical Fiction

www.joedibari.com

 

Jonathan Donald

Genre: memoir, historical novels

www.jonathandonaldproductions.
com

Russell Dunn & Barbara Delaney (co-authors)

Genres: Hiking guidebooks, historical fiction

Carol Durant

Genre: Poetry

planetcaroldurant.wixsite.com
/carol

David Fiske

Genre: History

http://fiskeresearch.com

Ginny Frost

Genre: Romance

ginnyfrost.com

 

Sara Lee Gannon

Genre: Poetry

 

Charles A. Gardner

Genre: True Crime

charlesagardner.com

 

Sarah Giragosian

Genre: Poetry

sarahgiragosian.wordpress.com

 

Teresa Gil

Genres: nonfiction, psychology/social work

 

Lawrence P. Gooley

Genres: History, True Crime

www.lawrencegooley.com

 

Jean C. Gordon

Genre: Sweet contemporary romance

www.jeancgordon.com

John Hamlin Gordon

Genre: historical fiction

Bill Halpin
Genre: Horror/Thriller
www.billhalpinbooks.com
 

Tania Guarino

Genre: Children’s Picture books

www.taniaguarino.com

 

Jacqueline Gutierrez

Genres: children’s chapter book, coloring books (adult and educational)

jsgwi.com

Harvey Havel

Genres: Literary Fiction; Non-Fiction Political/Current Affairs

www.harveyhavel.com

 

Laura Heffernan

Genre: Romantic comedy/chick lit

www.lauraheffernan.com

 

Joyce Hinnefeld

Genre: Literary Fiction

www.joycehinnefeld.com

 

Bill Howard

Genre: History

www.billhowardauthor.com

 

Jacqueline A. Kane

Genre: Nonfiction

www.arealwholelot.com

 

Eleanor Kuhns

Genre: historical mysteries

www.eleanor-kuhns.com

Jana Laiz

Genre: Children’s

www.janalaiz.com

Lani Larson

Genre: Children’s

Allison Lassieur

Genre: Middle grade historical adventure

 

Terese Lawinski

Genre: Nonfiction (anthropology, sociology, welfare policy)

Michele Lesko
Genre: Poetry
www.ithacalit.com

 

Charles Lisa
Genre: Christian Living
kingjesuspress.com

 

Julie Lomoe
Genre: Mystery/suspense
www.creativecrone.net

 

D. Magwood
Genre: Contemporary Fiction/Erotica

 

Mark Marchand
Genre: Nonfiction, travel, history
markupstateny.wordpress.com

 

Linda E. Marshall
Genre: children’s
www.lindamarshall.com

Sandy McKnight

Genre: Memoir

https://sandymcknight.com

 

Paul Mitura
Genre: military history
www.paulmituramilitaryauthor.com

 

Mary Moller MSW, CAS
Genre: Health and Wellness / Caregiving
www.amc.edu/alzheimers

Adelia Moore

Genre: nonfiction, parenting, psychology

www.adeliamoore.com

 

David Neilsen
Genre: children’s/middle grade
www.david-neilsen.com

 

Ray O’Conor
Genre: Narrative Nonfiction, drama
shecalledhimraymond.com

 

Philip J. Palladino

Genre: Memoir

Laurel McKinstry Petersen
Genres: children’s, YA graphic novel
laurelpetersen.blogspot.com

 

Peter G. Pollak
Genre: mystery/thriller
http://petergpollak.com

Lisa Y. Potocar

Genre: YA historical fiction

lisapotocarauthor.com

Lucinda Race

Genres: Women’s fiction, Romance

www.lucindarace.com

 

Barbara Raye

Genre: Memoir

Suzanne Richardson

Genre: Poetry

www.suzannerichardsonwrites.tumblr.com

John T. Rockenstire

Genre: Fiction, Historical fiction

www.facebook.com/JohnnyRockenstireAuthor

 

Hollis Seamon

Genres: young adult novel, short stories, and mystery

www.hollisseamon.com

 

Erik Schlimmer

Genres: History, memoir, landscape photography, hiking guidebook

transadk.com

beechwoodbks.com

 

Bridgette Shea

Genres: Nonfiction, Health & Wellness, Alternative Medicine

www.bridgetteshea.com

 

Alexandra Siy

Genre: Children’s

www.alexandrasiy.com

Ruth Ann Smalley

Children’s

www.vibrant-energies.com

 

Ryan Smithson

Genre: YA military/war

www.patreon.com/AuthorSmithson

 

JD Spero

Genres: mystery, YA fantasy

www.jdspero.com

 

Elaine Stock

Genres: Romance, women’s fiction

elainestock.com

 

Kate Sheeran Swed

Genre: Science Fiction

katesheeranswed.com

 

Tom Swyers

Genre: Thriller/Mystery

www.tomswyers.com

 

Sofia Tate

Genre: contemporary romance

www.sofiatate.com

 

John R. Teevan III

Genres: historical fiction, comedy, romance, drama, travel writing and spy fiction

www.JTeevanWriter.weebly.com

 

Elizabeth Threadgill

Genre: Poetry

 

Barbara Ungar

Genre: Poetry

www.barbaraungar.net

Jon Michael Varese
Genre: historical fiction
jmvarese.com

Greg Veitch

Genre: History

www.gangstersofsaratoga.com

 

Vincent Zandri

Genre: Mystery/thriller

www.vincentzandri.com

LOCAL AUTHORSin alphabetical order

EXHIBITORSin alphabetical order

2nd Sunday @ 2 Open Mic for Poetry and Prose

www.facebook.com/groups/917479018383130/

 

50/50 Press, LLC

www.5050press.com

 

518 Publishing LLC

www.pub518.com

 

Adirondack Explorer

www.adirondackexplorer.org

www.adirondackalmanack.com

 

Adirondack Mountain Club

www.adk.org

 

Aforementioned Productions

aforementioned.org

 

Albany Poets/ NYWCompendium

albanypoets.com

www.nywriterscompendium.com

Barnes & Noble

Albany.bncollege.com

BARZAKH Literary Magazine

www.barzakh.net

 

Bloated Toe Publishing

books.bloatedtoe.com

 

Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza

Bhny.com

 

Capital District Writing Project

www.albany.edu/cdwp/

 

The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
www.cfgcr.org/evicted

Cornell University Press

www.cornellpress.cornell.edu

Confucius Institute

www.albany.edu/confucius

 

Empire State Center
for the Book

www.empirestatebook.org

Friends and Foundation of Albany Public Library

www.ffapl.org

Grassroot Givers

grassrootgivers.org

 

Highland Mountain Publishing

www.highlandpub.com

 

Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County

www.lvorc.org

 

Logan Nonfiction Program (Carey Institute for Global Good)

https://careyinstitute.org/programs/nonfiction/nonfiction-fellowship/

 

Mali Natural Products

www.malinaturalproducts.net

 

McPherson & Company

www.mcphersonco.com

New York State Library

www.nysl.nysed.gov

 

SUNY Press

www.sunypress.edu

 

Tang Teaching Museum
tang.skidmore.edu

 

The Troy Book Makers

troybookmakers.com/

 

UAlbany English Department

www.albany.edu/english/

 

Usborne Books & More

Kris Nusskern, Independent Consultant

d4140.myubam.com/

 

The Wizard’s Wardrobe

www.wizardswardrobe.org

 

YALI Books

www.yalibooks.com

 
 

CAMPUS MAPS