Adult Event - FREE

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

Marissa Meyer

Watermark Books & Cafe will host author Marissa Meyer for an author talk and signing on Thursday, November 9 at 6:00 p.m. for her novel Renegades. There will be a costume contest, with details forthcoming.

Those who purchase Meyer's book Renegade will receive a priority signing line ticket. 

A high-stakes world of adventure, passion, danger, and betrayal...

Loudon Wainwright

Watermark Books & Cafe will host author and musician Loudon Wainwright III for his memoir Liner Notes: On Parents & Children, Exes & Excess, Death & Decay, & a Few of My Other Favorite Things on Friday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m.

David Grann

Watermark Books & Cafe will host author David Grann at Abode Venue on Thursday, July 20 for an author talk and signing of his book The Killers of the Flower Moon. The event will begin at 6:00 p.m., and doors will open at 5:00 p.m. Abode Venue is located at 1330 E. Douglas. 

"Disturbing and riveting...Grann has proved himself a master of spinning delicious, many-layered mysteries that also happen to be true...It will sear your soul." --Dave Eggers, New York Times Book Review

Gabrielle Zevin

Watermark Books & Cafe will host author Gabrielle Zevin for an author talk and signing of her book Young Jane Young on Friday, September 15 at 6:00 p.m. 

From the author of the international bestseller The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry comes another novel that will have everyone talking.


Crowsons CANCELLED for Oct. 20.

Head on down to the Wichita Art Museum to catch Loudon Wainwright III instead of coming to watch the Crowsons.