Author Alley is one of Loganberry Books' signature annual events and a key part of our celebration of Local Voices. Every summer we feature a busy book-fair of local writers, signings, and readings.


Front window of Loganberry Books, decorated for Author Alley


This year we will host a series of events on the second Saturdays June-September. Our 2023 show will now feature a day specifically for authors and illustrators of illustrated literature!

The event will run from 12:00pm - 4:30pm on the following dates:

June 10, 2023: BIPOC Showcase

July 8, 2023: Non-Fiction and Poetry Showcase

August 12, 2023: Fiction Showcase

September 9, 2023: Children's and Illustrated Lit. Showcase


Applications are closed for 2023!

Check back in Spring 2024 for next year's application!!


Author Alley is intended to promote books published in the last 18 months. You may still apply if your book is older than that, but please be aware that authors with more recent publications will be given priority.

Illustrated Literature includes, but is not limited to: Picture books, Photo/Artist Monographs, Zines, Graphic Novels, & Comics.



2023 Author Alley participants:


Author Alley BIPOC showcase 6/10/2023

          Breshea Anglen – Noni and the God Tree

          Cliff Anthony – Tears in God’s Own Country

          J.D. Belcher – Inescapable Consequences

          Brittany Eaton – Zippy the Zebra Takes the Stage

          Alex P. Michaels – What Angels Fear?

          Emilia Rosa – Finding Cristina: A New Life

          Dominique KrystalDawn – Stormey Knights

          Nicole D. Miller – When Love Wins

          Angela D. Newman – Reiki Meditations Children’s Manual

          Zariah Banks – Beauty Beheld

          Ava Reiss – Stillness in the Storm


Author Alley Nonfiction & Poetry 7/8/2023

          Khadijah Amatullah – The Torn Veil . . .

          Monica Babcock – Kissing the Stone

          Charlotte Brown – Proclaim It!

          Jamie Capuzza – The Fifth Star . . .

          Neil Carpathios – The Lost Fragments of Heraclitus

          Kathy Ewing – A Grandmother’s ABC

          Andratesha Fritzgerald – Antiracism and Universal Design . . .

          Abdul Sunni Ghani – Walking Through a Maze of Life

          Erica Glover – Centering Student Voice . . .

          Fudail Griffin – It’s A Lot Going On

          Ben Gwin – Team Building . . .

          Arnez Hardnick – Financial Freedom Planner

          Brandi Larson – UnCULTured: A Memoir

          Michael Loderstedt – Why We Fished

          Greggor Mattson – Who Needs Gay Bars?

          Patty Merski – Mother Beach

          Hannah Pearl – Laughing with My Hair Up

          Elana Pitts – Amelia Marie Bel Rose

          Tom Raithel – This Easy Falling

          James Renner – Little, Crazy Children

          Susan Stocker – Mooring at the Millrace

          Anthony Webb – Soul Tasting

          Kevin Williams – Roswell Revisited

          Erika Wolf – Cancer & Other Things I’m Grateful For

          Carlo Wolff – Invisible Soul


Author Alley Fiction 8/12/2023

         Cliff Anthony – Tears in God’s Own Country

         Zariah Banks – Beauty Beheld

         Gary Beckley – Oh! Susannah

          J.D. Belcher – Cleveland Noir

          Armani Borden – Welcome to My World

          Vivien Chien – Misfortune Cookies

          Kate Church – A Breath Before Drowning

          David Allen Edmonds – Unexpected Love

          Vanessa Frances – Through Neighboring Windows

          Miesha Wilson-Headen – Cleveland Noir

          L.B. Huckleberry – Academia Can Be Murder

          Gabrielle Jarrett – Operation Rockwell

          Jordan King – White Oaks

          Dominique KrystalDawn – Stormey Knights

          Ruth Lang – The Wilderwomen

          Matt Marshall – Crunch

          Louis Thomas Masterson – The Denial of the Fourth Reich

          A.X.  McMillan – Division Two

          Nick McPherson – Chosen: The New Order

          Nicole D. Miller – When Love Wins

          R.J. Norgard – Trophy Kill

          Victoria Perkins – Star Riders: The Wakening

          Emilia Rosa – Finding Cristina: A New Life

          Joseph Sieracki – The Life and Death of the Brave Captain Suave

          Alodia Thaliel – White Roses

          Julia Tvardovskaya – Identifiable

          Vance Voyles – Soldier’s Heart

          Mark Zimmerman – Eli: The Phenom’s Story



Author Alley Children's & Illustrated Lit. 9/9/2023

          Marie Abron – Pickle Me, Pickle My

          Gloria G. Adams – Ah-Choo!

          Jamey Altizer – Bobby Bigfoot

          Jayke Brown – I Caught Daddy Kissing Santa Claus

          Mary Brown – All Kinds of Love

          Lori Colvin – A Quiet Conversation With Snow

          Jean Daigneau – Code Cracking for Kids

          Christina Dendy – Hide and Shh!

          Mazey Eddings – Tilly in Technicolor

          Wendy Fedan – Why Can’t a Rainbow Last Forever

          Angela Gibian – Forging With Freddy: Safety First

          Laura Elizabeth Gray – The Swing on the Silver Star . . .

          S.R.D. Harris – James Plays Too Many Games

          Amber Hawthorne-Spratlen – Maria’s Wonderland

          Douglas Laubacher – Unbound Renewed

          J. David Lubinger – Jill & Jake Get a Brother

          Karen Mae – Curiously Cara Meets Queen Amanirenas

          Tony Marini – Pennie, The Christmas Pickle

          Patty Merske – Mother Beach

          Lauren Persons – The Perfect Gift

          Ava Reiss – Stillness in the Storm

          Cindy Rotvar – Squirrelly Q

          Greg Scheetz – An Aardvark at an Amusement Park?

          S.A. Schneider – Embracing the Magic

          Alex Shaland – Jackie the Penguin Goes to Madagascar

          HerBrina S. Shepherd – HerBrina, THE Amazing!

          Jowan Smith – Mya, Mya, Mya

          Glenn John Somodi – Olly & the Spores of Oak Hill




2022 Author Alley participants:

Author Alley BIPOC showcase 8/6/22: John Ballom, Luciana Black, Kyra Ann Dawkins, Latonya Fenderson-Warren, LaBena Fleming, Chelbi Graham, Nikki Gregory, Carmen Hall, Valencia Joy, Lady Poet, Donald King, Nicole D. Miller, Denise Monique, Elana Pitts, Ashley Scott, Kamatchi Devi Subramanian, Cori Sykes, Chante Thomas, Gabrielle Vaughn, RJ Voice, Mary Watson, Anthony Webb, James Wingo, JJ Winston, and Ticana Zhu.


The Broadsides & Ephemera Poetry Showcase 8/13/22: Megan Neville, Jeremy Jusek, Kevin Risner, Cat Russell, Ken Tomaro, and others.


Author Alley Fiction 8/13/22: Monica Babcock, MT Bass, JD Blackrose, Dan Chaon, Diane Ferri, Deborah Fleming, Jason Lady, Lori Lent, Holly Maholm, Anthony Miano, Clarke Owens, Frank Paino, Victoria Perkins, Molly Perry, Brian Petkash, Susan Petrone, Catherine Pomeroy, Halle Prenata, James Redwood, Emma Riva, Amy Rosenbluth, Megan Whalen Turner, Mary Turzillo, Abby Vandiver, and Laura Walter.


Author Alley Nonfiction 8/20/22: Melissa Crandall, Alison Duiker, Gary Dumm, Tameka Ellington, Na’Tasha Evans, Ashley Fedan, Liz Ferro, Deborah Fleming, Martin Gitlin, Rev Rachel Hollander, John Kavouras, William Keating, Judi Lifton, Scott Longert, JD Lubinger, Scott MacGregor, Robert Miltner, Clay Myatt, Dan Nathan, Alexi Panehal, Janie Reinart, Suzy Remer-Bednarski, Alex Shaland, Irene Shaland, Tricia Springstubb, Gary Webster, and Karly West.



 Author Alley 2022 Photo Collage