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The Grand Author Takeover - Book Fair and Author Signing Event

The Grand Hotel (7 Bridge Street)

Four independent authors from across North America, Elisabeth Garner, Kimberly M. Ringer, Sarren Scribner, and Tara Tappin, created an event to connect writers and readers of all genres. Not only do these women have a love of storytelling, but also a desire to help underserved communities. Together, they organized The Grand Author Takeover. On February 23rd and 24th, 2024, this band of bards will take over The Grand Hotel in Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada. 

What started as a wild idea developed into a two-day international signing event featuring over thirty authors, cover models, and other bookish professionals. The Grand Author Takeover will allow attendees to meet with some of their favourite writers and support the charity First Book Canada, an organization that puts books back into the hands of children. 

As their charity of choice, First Book Canada “Transforms the lives of children in need by making brand-new, high-quality books and resources affordable and available to the educators and kids who need them most.”

In conjunction with the event, a charity anthology titled Hear Me Out, whose proceeds will also go to First Book Canada, will be available for pre-order online, on February 6th, 2024, before the book signing and for sale at the venue.  

For more information about The Grand Author Takeover event, tickets, the authors, and First Book Canada, please visit Tickets are also available on Eventbrite and tickets please.

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