Come meet authors in the neighborhood. Hear their story. Share yours.
Saturday, Oct. 10 starting at 5pm. Refreshments will be provided by our favorite olive oil and specialty shop, Olive With a Twist and The Book Garden
Here is our guest list of authors so far and you never know who else might stop in for a glass of wine and a little conversation!
Kimberly Borin is an author, counselor, retreat leader, and yoga teacher. She believes that we all have stories to tell and when we share them, we inspire countless others. She is the author of the three Laughter Salad books and the Angel Pages series of books.
Jacqui Boulter lives in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, with her husband David and their three children. She has a passion for horses and loves riding carousels, old and new. She never forgot the magic of catching her first brass ring at The Flying Horses Carousel on Martha’s Vineyard years ago, and that experience inspired her book, Where Horses Fly.
Denny Daikeler is a retired Interior Designer and an ordained Interfaith Minister. She is the author of What Color is Your Slipcover and Messages. She also was the designer on AM Philadelphia from 1980-1985. She lives in Milford, NJ.
Rick Epstein, who has lived in Frenchtown since 1977, is the author of Rookie Dad and The Right Number of Kids. His funny-dad column has appeared in 179 publications in 46 states, Canada and Australia. He was editor of Frenchtown’s Delaware Valley News, and managing editor of the Hunterdon County Democrat.
Seth A. Grossman teaches about partnership governance and community development/management at Rutgers University-The State University of New Jersey, and established a community and business development and management company. He also is a jazz, blues and folk singer. The Neologist: On the Edge of Droxis is his first novel.
Therése Halscheid is author of five poetry collections, including Uncommon Geography and Frozen Latitudes. Her poetry and essays have appeared in many journals. An itinerant writer, she writes on the road and has taught in unusual locales including the far north of Alaska where she lived with an Eskimo tribe.
Judy Glattstein has authored eight books on gardening and one, Preserving Memories, about making sweet preserves. She’s been published in numerous magazines and teaches at New York Botanical Garden and for Cook College of Rutgers University in their Office of Continuing Professional Education. When she isn’t writing or teaching, she’s in her garden.
Roberta Kroll is the author of First Friends and Queen of Sheba which is part of the: Bridle Path Farm Horse Lover’s Series. Roberta was raised in a loving family in Lahaska and Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania. She was an only child but was never bored or looking for ways to spend time. Her mother, Bernice Smith, did the daily farm chores of the family farm, which was located in what is now known as Peddlers Village. The original house and barn, where Roberta’s grandparents lived, still stands today.
Mark Lyons will read from his short story collection, Brief Eulogies at Roadside Shrines, recently published by Wild River Books. Mark is also author of Espejos y Ventanas/Mirrors and Windows, Oral Histories of Mexican Farmworkers and Their Families. He is director of the Philadelphia Storytelling Project.
Kimberly Nagy is a poet, professional writer, and dedicated reader who has interviewed a number of leading thinkers, including Academy-Award winning filmmaker, Pamela Tanner Boll, playwright Emily Mann, and biologist and novelist, Sunetra Gupta. She is cofounder of Wild River Review. She will read a piece from her forthcoming book: Triple Quest (Known as Triple Goddess Trials in the Chapters on Wild River Review).
Val Sivilli is an accomplished artist who makes her home just north of Frenchtown. She is the author and illustrator of a semibiographical series about the wild beast that lives within including The Wild Boar (bore). She completed her graduate work at Mason Gross School of the Arts.
Stacey Wolf is the author of Never Throw Rice at a Pisces, the first wedding planning guide for brides who like astrology, and four other titles. A professional psychic-medium and astrologer, she has been featured in major magazines and has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows including The View, Beyond with James Van Praagh, Late Night with David Letterman, The Other Half, and ABC’s World News.