READ (Read, Eat, and Drink) with the Friends!

We are delighted to invite you to our first-ever READ (Read, Eat, and Drink) with Michigan Authors event!  

When: Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 2-5 PM
Where: St. Julian Winery, 518 W. 14 Mile Road in Troy, MI
Cost: $15 Early Bird registration OR $20 at the door if space permits

Talented local authors who write in a variety of genres will be on site with their books for sale and signing while you enjoy food samples and wine pours from local businesses:

Nibble assorted pizzas from Crispelli’s Pizzeria

Crunch on some veggie trays from Nino Salvaggio

Wash it down with samples of St. Julian wine

End with a sweet indulgence from Ridley’s Bakery

Your registration fee includes the following:
– exclusive shopping with talented local authors; meet with them and purchase their books or have them sign ones you already own

– samples of delicious food from local Troy businesses
– three tickets for wine tasting (good for three separate tastings or one larger pour)

-one complimentary raffle ticket for our carefully curated baskets; items include books, select retail items from our FTPL Friends Shop, gift certificates from local businesses, and more.

This event is being sponsored by the Friends of the Troy Public Library, and all proceeds help us support and promote the Troy Public Library and the programming available to all patrons.


Register early to guarantee attendance, and get ready to READ with the Friends!

Authors participating in our event include the following:

Thriller writer Tony Aued

Non-fiction author Danielle Bernock

Children’s author Scott Bosek

Science fiction/thriller author Nicholas Crivac

Troy resident and renowned author Rodney Curtis

Fantasy author Veronica Dale

Short story and Poetry writer Terry Hojnacki

Mystery/thriller author Stephen Mack Jones

Young adult author Annette Johnston

Horror/thriller author Brian W. Matthews

Poet Elizabeth Prechtel McClellan

Horror author Rick McQuiston

Children’s author Theresa Nielsen

Thriller/mystery/general fiction/children’s author Carol Ochadleus

Children’s author and anthologies by Carl Virgilio