Adult Event - FREE

Zack McDermott

Watermark Books & Cafe will host Zack McDermott for an author talk and signing of The Gorilla and the Bird on Thursday, Ocotber 12 at 6:00 p.m. 

The story of a young man fighting to recover from a devastating psychotic break and the mother who refuses to give up on him

Janine Joseph

Watermark Books & Cafe will host poet Janine Joseph for an author talk and signing of Driving Without a License on Wednesday, October 11 at 6:00 p.m. 

"Janine Joseph writes with an open and easy intimacy. The language here is at once disruptive and familiar, political and sensual, and tinged by the melancholy of loss and the discomforting radiance of redemption. A strong debut." --Chris Abani

Eowyn Ivey

Watermark Books & Cafe will host Eowyn Ivey for an author talk and signing of To the Bright Edge of the World on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 6:00 p.m. 

Linsey Miller

Watermark Books & Cafe will host Linsey Miller for an author talk and signing of her novel Mask of Shadows on Thursday, August 31 at 6:00 p.m. 

Perfect for fantasy fans of Sarah J. Maas and Leigh Bardugo, the first book in this new duology features a compelling gender fluid main character, impressive worldbuilding, and fast-paced action.

Steve Paul

Watermark Books & Cafe will host author Steve Paul for an author talk and signing on Wednesday, October 4 at 6:00 p.m. Paul is the author of Hemingway at Eighteen

William Matson

Watermark Books & Cafe will host author William Matson for a panel discussion and signing on Tuesday, August 29 at 6:00 p.m. for his book Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior's Life and Legacy. Matson will be joined with Floyd Clown and Doug War Eagle

Robert Rebein

Watermark Books & Cafe will host Robert Rebein for an author talk and signing on Tuesday, August 1 at 6:00 p.m. for his collection Headlights on the Prairie: Essays on Home

Leonard Pitts at Bethel College

Watermark Books, in partnership with Bethel College, welcomes Leonard Pitts to an author talk and signing at Bethel College in Newton, KS. The event will take place at Memorial Hall on Bethel's campus on Tuesday, September 12 at 7:00 p.m. The event is free to attend. 

Those who pre-order their books through Watermark can have their books signed by Pitts prior to the event. The books will be available for pick-up at the event on Sept. 12. 

August Local Literary Festival

Watermark Books & Cafe will host local authors for signings and individual conversations about their books on Saturday, August 19 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Authors participating in the August Local Literary Festival are Susanne Lambdin, Bonnie Bing, Ann Koch, Prisca Barnes, Kelly Johnston, and Keith Wondra. 

For more information on the Local Literary Festival and participating as a local author, click HERE

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