Welcome to the Bluegrass State! Let’s celebrate RAGT’s first trip into Kentucky!
Date: June 8-10, 2017
Location: Grant Boardroom
Join Authors Cate Beaumont, Barbara Devlin, Tarah Scott, Sue-Ellen Welfonder and many others that can’t wait to spend time with YOU. In addition to a special book launch party and other conference events, there will be a Lucky, Kentucky Authors’ Boardroom where you’ll have a chance to play games, get books signed and chat with them one on one. Below is the schedule for the boardroom. We will be spinning the Wheel of Prizes and featuring our Reader Grab Bags on sale for $5 to support the Book Chicks Foundation to promote Children’s Literacy all throughout the conference, so stop by, even if there is nothing formal on the agenda. If the door is open, YOU ARE WELCOME!
12:00-5:00pm Book Chicks of Greater Cincinnati Open House and Book Exchange
Come and check out one of the area’s largest book clubs! We meet both in person and online, hosting our favorite authors for chats, discussing our latest book boyfriends and generally having fun! We will have Book Lover Grab Bags for sale, featuring books and swag, to support The Book Chicks Foundation, promoting Children’s Literacy in the Tri-State area. We will also host a free book swap! Bring books you have already read and trade for some that catch your eye!
5:00-6:30pm Welcome reception in the Grant Boardroom.
Stop by for a quick drink and say hello! There **might** be cake….
Lucky in Kentucky (Grant)
9-10am Coffee Talk
Stop by to meet the authors, grab some limited edition swag and fuel up for the fun ahead.
10-11am Make Your Own Luggage Tag with Cate Beaumont
Make and take a sassy keepsake of the fun times you had at RAGT.
11 AM – Noon…Spin the Wheel of Prizes for a chance to win gift cards, books, t-shirts and more!
Noon Boardroom Closed –
See you at Lunch!
1:30-2:30pm ”Recruiting for Dark Horse Inc.” with Amy J. Hawthorn
Come and learn what it takes to be a member of Dark Horse Inc.
3:00-7:00pm Boardroom Closed
See you at the Book signing and Dinner
6:30-? CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY…..need we say more?
Bring your drink of choice…we’ll supply the popcorn. Door Prizes for the first 10 players to win a round.
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Editor Pitches: 15 minute author pitch sessions with editors from Scarsdale Publishing.
This event is first come, first serve.
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Word Play with Authors Barbara Devlin, Sue-Ellen Welfonder and Tarah Scott
Tease your funny bone with funny Scottish and Old English words. You get to guess the meanings. We’ll also have a few laughs mixing up book titles.
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Reading and Q&A with USA Today Bestselling Author Sue-Ellen Welfonder
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Match the Blooper to the Author. Authors Tarah Scott, Barbara Devlin and Sue-Ellen Welfonder
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Reading and Q&A with bestselling author Tarah Scott