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MEDIA CONTACT:
Brian Harvard – General Manager
The Connecticut Renaissance Faire
(860) 478-5954 • havefun@ctfaire.com

RENAISSANCE FAIRE HOSTS FANTASY AUTHORS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY AT ‘MEET THE AUTHOR’ EVENT

Connecticut Renaissance Faire Hosts a Different Fantasy Author Daily for Meet & Greet Book Signing

REGIONAL – Every day of its 20th annual event, the Connecticut Renaissance Faire will host a different fantasy author from around the country for a meet & greet book signing event.

“We’re big fans of fantasy and our ‘Meet the Author’ event is a great fit for the Faire,” said Connecticut Renaissance Faire Marketing Director, Eric Tetreault. “We hope our event helps to make the next R.A. Salvatore, Tolkien, J.K. Rowling, or George R.R. Martin.”

From 1pm to 3pm each day, a different author will sign copies of their novels and meet fans in the Faire’s ‘Meet the Author’ area. This year, The Connecticut Renaissance Faire welcomes the following authors:

  • September 1: Amber Boccetti [CT]  Draconeum and the Orb of Light
  • September 2: Shawn P. Flynn [CT] THE KITTY Who Rescued Me After I Rescued Him
  • September 2: Connie Bombaci [CT] Hogan’s Hope
  • September 3: Allyssa Louise Norton [CT] Illustrator for Momma by be a China Doll
  • September 8: Andrea Eames [TX] Andrea Eames [TX] The Rennies series, The Cry of the Go-Away Bird, The White Shadow, The Making of Stones, New Monsters, Heartbreak
  • September 9: A.L. Davroe [CT] Salvation Station, For Your Heart, The City Steam Collection, The Dark Covenant Series, Tricksters Novels, After Death Novels, Hill Dweller
  • September 15: Michael Bailey [MA] The Adventures of Strongarm & Lightfoot, Action Figures Series
  • September 16: J.M. Aucoin [MA] Honor Among Thieves, the Jake Hawking series
  • September 22: Ashley York [CT] The Saxon Bride, The Gentle Knight, The Irish Warrior
  • September 23: Keith Willis [ NY] Traitor Knight, Desperate Knight
  • September 29: D.E. Morris [CT] Age of Valor, Awakening, Dragon Song
  • September 30: Deborah Ann Davis [CT] Love of Fairs series
  • October 6: Mary Lawrence [ME] The Alchemist’s Daughter, Death of an Alchemist, Death at St. Vedast
  • October 7: Dan & Jessica Desilets [CT] Hijinx Hollow Trilogy
  • October 8: E.A. Rappaport [CT] The Legends of the Four Races series
  • October 13: Kim Headlee [VA] The Dragon’s Dove Chronicles, King Arthur’s Sister in Washington’s Court
  • October 14:  Sky Boivin  [MA] Their Hope Within the Flames
  • October 14: Suzanne Cordatos [CT] Willard the Dragon stories for kids: Camp Dragon-Fire and Sneeze-Fire

ABOUT THE FAIRE

The Connecticut Renaissance Faire is an enchanted recreation of a 16th-century harvest festival with continuous themed entertainment including jousting, armored combat, archery, games, comedy and more. Located east of Hartford and North of New London, The Connecticut Renaissance Faire is open rain or shine every Saturday and Sunday from September 1 to October 14 (plus Labor Day and Columbus Day Monday) on the Lebanon County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, Connecticut. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children (7-15). Children ages 6 and under are admitted at no cost. Advance tickets are available at ctfaire.com or at the Faire’s box office on all days the Faire is open. For more information visit ctfaire.com or phone 860-478-5954.

Note: You can download high-resolution press photos for this event on our Flickr account here: https://www.flickr.com/gp/ctfaire/50780s

Faire General Manager, Brian Harvard, is available for interview and can provide further information about The Connecticut Renaissance Faire and their 20th Season. Call (860) 478-5954 or email brian@ctfaire.com.

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PHOTOS

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