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2020 Past Events
Downtown Cocoa Beach Main Street – Meet the Authors Event
Febuary 21, 2020. CBMS is hosting a “Meet the Author” event on Friday Feb 21. We are looking for authors and/or writers who would like to come set up a space at Friday Fest. CANCELLED DUE TO COVID
Inspirational Women in Literature Media & Journalism Awards
March 21, 2020. The objective of the conference will remain to recognize & award women who have motivated others in the art form to join their voice to the literary choir and hopefully inspire new writers to consider starting their journey in literature, media, & journalism.
World Book Night 2020:
World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books that takes place on the 23rd of April every year. Events up and down the country run by individuals and organisations celebrate the difference that reading makes to people’s lives, and everyone from publishers to librarians, and local businesses to the general public can get involved. CANCELLED DUE TO COVID
Book Obsessed Babes 2020:
Come join us April 24-26, 2020 for a weekend full of fun! There you will meet nearly 60 incredibly talented Authors of multiple genres. You will have the opportunity to visit with your favorites as well as meet new to you Authors. We encourage you to stop at every table and meet the Author, you never know when you might find your next must read! CANCELLED DUE TO COVID
Authors for Authors – Meet the Author
April 26, 2020. Joanne Fisher was born in Toronto, Canada and now lives in Palm Bay, FL. She has published eight books including, “The Devil of St. Gabriel.” Joanne enjoys reading, writing, and travel. Joanne will be one of the speakers at the Writers’ Conference at the Hilton Rialto, Melbourne.
Scribblers of Brevard – Speaking Engagement Presentation on “Highway to Sell”
May 9, 2020. Scribblers of Brevard is a writers’ club based in Melbourne, Florida, a place where writers can go to read their works and gain encouragement, inspiration and advice from fellow writers. We strive to provide helpful critiques and improve our craft through the sharing of information and experiences. Our members include novices and published authors alike. CANCELLED DUE TO COVID
Space Coast Book Lovers Author Signing Event 2020:
4th Annual Event! Being held in beautiful Cape Canaveral, FL on Thursday, June 25th – Saturday, June 27th. We have some amazingly talented authors of all genres sure to provide you with several additions to your TBR list! Our goal is to bring you an intimate event designed to encourage one-on-one interaction with your favorite authors and to give you the opportunity to discover authors you have not read yet. CANCELLED DUE TO COVID
Tampa Indie Author Book Convention:
The Tampa Indie Author Book Convention is excited to announce the 2020 T.I.A.B.C. convention will be located at the beautiful Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Airport Westshore, 5312 Avion Park Dr, Tampa, FL 33607 on July 11th, 2020. This will be a 1-day event, that means double the chances to meet your favorite authors and hang out with new-to-you books. The complete schedule will be posted in the near future. CANCELLED DUE TO COVID
2019 Past Events
Space Coast Writers’ Guild Presents “Authors In a Box Book Bash 2019: December 7 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM at Melbourne Square Mall – located between the Santa Set and the Children’s Play Area. Come and meet your favorite local authors, take pictures, and buy their books! Children’s authors will be reading for their little fans!
Historic Cocoa Village Book Fest 2019: Historic Cocoa Village Main Street is hosting our 2nd Annual Book Fest in the Village. Sat. Nov. 2, 10am – 3pm Myrt Tharpe Square, Cocoa Village. Over 40 prominent published authors will be on hand to talk about their work & their books. Stroll through the Village and enjoy the unique shops, friendly atmosphere and great dining! As always, this is a kid and pet friendly event.
City of Palm Bay Fall Festival 2019: Join us at our Annual Fall Fest event on Saturday, October 26 at Fred Poppe Regional Park located at 1951 Malabar Rd NW in Palm Bay. This year’s Fall Fest is presented by Janitorial Depot of America, Inc.
Festivities will include trunk-or-treating, inflatables, games, food and other vendors, hayrides, a costume contest, and a movie in the park at sunset.
FIT Homecoming Fest: Bringin’ It Home celebrates the diversity of Florida Tech’s student & alumni body from around the world, as well as the spirit of gathering embodied by Homecoming celebrations. FIT has a richly diverse history with alumni from over eighty countries! The festivities planned during Homecoming Week provide many opportunities for students & alumni to gather in Melbourne to celebrate & show their #PantherPride!
Tea & Sweets – Legacy Book Club: Please join us for afternoon tea and sweets as we team up with members of the Cape Canaveral Branch of the National League of American Pen Women/Florida State Association, and author, Joanne Fisher as she introduces her romance and historical fiction to the group. Joanne is a Canadian-Italian American author, her books can be found at Amazon.com.
Book Signing at The Shoppes on Strawbridge (815 E. Strawbridge Ave. Melbourne):
Joanne will be available July 13th, 2019 from 1pm – 4pm for a Meet & Greet and book signing. Shop local small businesses, artists, musicians, epicureans, local authors, crafters, classes, unique & vintage items, and VinnieLu’s Chocolate Covered Potato Chips! Looking foward to seeing you there! MORE…
Space Coast Book Lovers 2019: 3rd Annual Event! Come join us at Space Coast Book Lovers Author Signing Event 2019, being held in beautiful Cape Canaveral, FL on Thursday, June 27th – Sunday, June 30th.
We have some amazingly talented authors of all genres sure to provide you with several additions to your TBR list!
Indie Originals 2019: Indie Originals offers unique radio, podcast & web exposure along with social media sharing of contestants and their materials. Publicity, marketing & promotion are key factors to any successful indiel artis endeavour. Helmed by the CEO of Brevard marketing, 30-year marketing expert Chuck Graudins, the Indie Originals Talent Competition offers all three effectively and affordably. MORE…
Melbourne Founder’s Festival: The 2019 Melbourne Founders Festival is your opportunity to connect with individuals interested and excited about the Culture, History and Artistry of Melbourne Florida. The Festival will be held near the banks of Crane Creek (corner of Prospect Ave. and Stone St.) on a lush green field with palms and native trees. Dates: Fri, May 24, 2019, 7:00 PM – Sun, May 26, 2019, 7:00 PM MORE…
First Friday by the Bay: This GREAT Festival event happens monthly & is held the first Friday every month, consisting of Food, Fun & Music, held across from the Bay in Palm Bay Florida.
Enjoy food, beer & wine, margarita bar, vendors, and a kids’ zone at this family friendly event. Free Admisson & Parking! MORE…
Book Obsessed Babes 2019: Sheer Bliss Events is excited to be hosting its fifth Author event in the beautiful and historic Saint Augustine, Florida! Come join us on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Mark Lance Armory, located in the Historic District of Saint Augustine. There you will meet nearly 60 incredibly talented Authors who are anxiously awaiting to talk all things books with you! MORE…
Authors for Authors Conference 2019: Authors for Authors assists writers to market and sell their work. We provide venues for new and experienced writers to obtain reviews, reach readers, build their brand, and showcase their work.
We encourage networking for writers, editors, and publishers to learn from each other. MORE…
Book Signing at The Shoppes on Strawbridge (815 E. Strawbridge Ave. Melbourne): Joanne will be available Saturday Feburary 9th, 2019 from 1pm – 4pm for a Meet & Greet and book signing. Shop local small businesses, artists, musicians, epicureans, local authors, crafters, classes, unique & vintage items, and VinnieLu’s Chocolate Covered Potato Chips! Looking foward to seeing you there! MORE…
2018 Past Events
Oktober Fest Community Festival: Saturday, October 27th – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Advent Lutheran Church – Suntree Campus. 7550 N. Wickham Road Melbourne, FL. 32940. FREE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES & FUN! Authentic German Dinner and Music! Dinner Tickets available online! $10 / Adult and $4 / Kids 5-10 yrs old. Kids 4 and under EAT FREE! MORE INFO
Historic Cocoa Village Book Fest: Book Fest in the Village. Saturday, November 3, 2018 – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Where: Cocoa Village. Historic Cocoa Village is hosting our first annual Book Fest in the Village presented by the Brevard Authors Society! For more information and the list of Guest Speakers, go to the Book Fest in the Village Website.
Our Lady of Grace Holiday Hop & Shop: Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 1:00—5:00 PM. Our Lady of Grace – 300 Malabar Rd SE, Palm Bay. Entrance Fee: $5. Start your Christmas shopping early: Homemade jewelry, hair ribbons, wreaths, homemade soaps, local authors, nautical décor, flavored honey, baked goods, African fair-trade items & more.
2nd Annual Author’s in a Box Book Bash
December 8, 2018 from 9am to 9pm at the Indian River Mall, Vero Beach. Featuring 50+ authors of multiple genres AND artists as well! Why join us? Because books make the BEST gifts! And there will be ONLY 16 more shopping days until Christmas! What will you find? Books! Books! Books! Other great Christmas gift ideas! Author’s of children’s books will be reading their stores to children. Enter to win a basket of books by featured authors. And our authors will WRAP YOUR BOOKS FOR FREE! For ticket info, please visit the Author’s in a Box Facebook page
Spring 2018 Events
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