The Ohio River Festival of Books
Sept. 15 - 20, 2014

The main event will occur Saturday, September 20th at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena, but authors will also appear in schools, branch libraries, and Woodlands Retirement Center during the preceding week. A reception will be held Friday evening, September 19th, following a program by notable children’s author Marc Brown, creator of “Arthur.” Featured authors will include Craig Johnson, S.G. Redling, Marc Harshman, Anna Smucker, and many others. Regional publishers will be on hand, and local signing authors. The Cabell County Friends of the Library will hold a book sale, and the program will conclude Saturday evening with author Christel Schmidt discussion Mary Pickford’s film contributions, followed by ragtime pianist Ethan Uslan accompanying the silent Pickford film, Sparrows.