Michael Parker

Prairie Fever

Michael Parker, author of Prairie Fever, is the author of six novels and three collections of stories. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times Magazine, and elsewhere, and has been anthologized by The O. Henry Prize Stories and The Pushcart Prize. He lives in Austin.

Speaker's: Website Instagram Facebook Genre: Fiction

Sophie Perinot

Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution's Women

Sophie Perinot, co-author of Ribbons of Scarlet, has a bachelor’s degree in history as well as a law degree. She lives in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area with her husband, children, and a small menagerie of pets.

Speaker's: Website Facebook Twitter Genre: Fiction

Caroline Preston

The War Bride's Scrapbook

Caroline Preston, author of The War Bride’s Scrapbook, is the author of four prior novels, including The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt. She and her husband, writer Christopher Tilghman, live in Charlottesville, Va.

Speaker's: Website Instagram Facebook Twitter Genre: Fiction

Peg Alford Pursell

A Girl Goes into the Forest

Peg Alford Pursell is the author of A Girl Goes into the Forest. Her first collection, Show Her a Flower, A Bird, A Shadow, featured by Poets & Writers magazine’s second annual “5 over 50” list, was the 2017 INDIES Book of the Year for Literary Fiction. The founder and publisher of WTAW Press, she lives in California.

Speaker's: Instagram Facebook Twitter Genre: Fiction