Author visits

'Disreputable' author to visit

January 25, 2016

In 2012, E. Lockhart was already a well-established teen writer: reviewers called her Ruby Oliver novels "hilarious" and "lively," and The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks was a finalist for both the National Book Award for Young People's Literature and the Michael L. Printz Award. Read more...

Partnership brings Carla Buckley to town

December 28, 2015

As a writer, sometimes it isn't always what you know, it's who. For Carla Buckley, she was the who. Read more...

Partnership brings bestselling author to town

September 14, 2015

Don't miss your chance to see bestselling author Karin Slaughter the day after the U.S. release of her highly anticipated thriller, Pretty Girls! Read more...

Area X writer may spill secrets

May 26, 2015

If Stephen King calls a book "creepy," that's saying something. And that's exactly how King— no stranger to the adjective himself— described Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach Trilogy. Read more...

Stewart to share spirited stories

March 23, 2015

Ingenuity, inspiration and sheer desperation all play a part in mankind's attempts to transform plants into alcohol. Amy Stewart leaves no flower, fruit or fungus unturned in her latest book, The Drunken Botanist, which The Wall Street Journal calls "(P)art horticulture, part history, part bartending guide." Read more...

Fantasy author shares creative journey

September 22, 2014

Laini Taylor has admitted to being a bit jealous and a little skeptical when hearing of authors who said their characters suddenly appeared, fully formed, in their imaginations. That was before it happened to her. Read more...

Gifted writer shares stories

June 9, 2014

Although born to a Chinese mother from Hong Kong and a Japanese father from Hawaii, author Gail Tsukiyama has said in many ways she's as "American as apple pie." Read more...

Kluwe unafraid to speak his mind

February 24, 2014

A presentation by Chris Kluwe, whom the New York Times described as "the most interesting man in the NFL," is the next event in Worthington Libraries' Hear & Now author series. Read more...

Author makes science accessible

October 28, 2013

A presentation by Sam Kean, whom Entertainment Weekly described as "the best science teacher you never had," is the next event in Worthington Libraries' Hear & Now author series. Read more...

"The Aviator's Wife" author to touch down

July 8, 2013

As a child, Melanie Benjamin was an avid reader and frequent participant in her local library's summer reading program. Read more...