Thanks to everyone who made the 2016 Festival a success!
The winner of the $50.00 Author Signature Contest was: Lauren Davis of Edgerton
The event was held on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 9am – 4pm
Edgerton High School 200 Elm High Dr. Edgerton, WI 53534 Free Admission
The festival will be held on Saturday, November 5 at Edgerton High School. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Authors will be introduced in the Edgerton Performing Arts Center (EPAC) at 9 a.m. followed by the presentation of the Sterling North Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature to Lindsay Mattick. Next, Lawrence University Professor, Edmund Kern, author of The Wisdom of Harry Potter: What Our Favorite Hero Teaches Us About Moral Choices, will be speaking in the EPAC. Following the professor, Katherine Clifford Larson, will talk about her book, Rosemary, The Hidden Kennedy Daughter. Rosemary Kennedy lived at St. Coletta’s in Jefferson, Wisconsin. The EPAC will also feature Hana Moran, one of three babies born in a Nazi Concentration camp at the end of World War II. Hana’s story is told in the book, Born Survivors. Joining Hana will be Brian Petersohn, and Larry Koziek sharing the stories of their American GI fathers who discovered the prison camp, saving thousands of lives. Born Survivors author, Wendy Holden, on a book tour in Europe, will greet us through video. Altogether 20 authors will present with another 20 authors at the book fair. To learn more and see biographies of each of our authors, click on the Authors section.
Lunch will be available at a nominal cost.
Edgerton Sterling North Book and Film Festival is an annual event that promotes the literacy in children, adults and seniors by introducing new and upcoming authors while also presenting well-known and admired Authors. All presentations are Free.