2013 New England Authors Expo

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Doors were open to the public from 4pm to 9pm

Danversport Yacht Club
The Harborview Ballroom
161 Elliott Street (Rte. 62)
Danvers, MA 01923

The Expo was FREE to the public.
Free gift bags were given to the first 100 visitors!



The Expo will consist of numerous New England authors, illustrators, publishers,  writer’s groups, schools, associated businesses and sponsors. The Expo is an excellent place to buy books and gifts, meet many authors and artists, and discuss book writing, illustrating and printing with dozens of publishing professionals. The Expo was FREE to the public.


Penny Fey Charity Raffle

Earlier this year we lost a talented member of our story telling community, Penny Fey (pen name for Michelle Hansen). Penny, age 36, and her son Justin, age 16, were in a car accident that claimed both of their lives. In this tragedy Penny left behind her parents, sister and her youngest child, Jasmine (AKA Jazz, AKA Kat Fey, age 12, also an aspiring artist/writer).

Penny was a supportive member of local author events and expos. She wrote for the Boston Examiner and was an avid artistic blogger. Most notably she was a driving force for the independent publication “Summerlands” as writer and editor. She also had many other works ready or near ready for publication including a collection of horror short stories and a sci-fi romance novel under the imprint Lightning Powered Productions. Penny was a medical technician, firefighter, caretaker, nature lover and very devoted Mom.

The New England Authors Expo is honored to dedicate the 2013 Expo to Penny Fey and her son Justin. During the Expo we will hold a charity raffle benefiting her family to help defray funerary costs and to set-up a college-bound fund for Jazz. Any donation is appreciated!

Sponsor Links:
Acme-HF Group (Acme Bookbinding – Charlestown, MA)
King Printing Co., Inc.- Lowell, MA
Pear Tree Publishing – Bradford, MA
Danversport Yacht Club – Danvers, MA

List of authors and illustrators attending so far:

Special Guests:
Loren Coleman, author of Monsters of Massachusetts (2013) and 30 other cryptozoology books
Dyan deNapoli, author of The Great Penguin Rescue
Michele McPhee, ABC News Boston-based producer, and best-selling author
William Murray, author of the all-new Wild Adventures of Doc Savage series

Special Musical Guests:
Digney Fignus YouTube Videos: The Girl with the Curious Hand and Do the Walk
Steve Carter

Dr. Oliver Akamnonu
Anselm Anyoha
Jermane J. Anyoha
Richard Auffrey
Phoebe Baker Hyde
Two Scrybes: Berry & Croft
Elena Dorothy Bowman
Doug Brendel
Cathy Lynn Bryant
Tracy Carbone
Marilynn Carter
Peter Clenott
Michael S. Coffman Ph.D.
James A. Craig
Frank Crandall
Terry Crawford Palardy
Larry Cultrera
Jacquelyn DeLorenzo
Jay Doggett
Jessica Marie Dorman
Jennifer Goebel
Carol Gordon Ekster
Pam Fenner
Guntis Goncarovs
June Greig
JoeAnn Hart
Brian Hammar
Coralie Hughes Jensen
Anne Ipsen
Paul Janson
Barbara Kent Lawrence
Amy S. Kwei
Lucinda Marcoux
K. D. Mason
Michael McCord
Buffy McKay
Chuck Miceli
Ann Marie Monzione
Sheila Murphy Adams
Cynthia Neale
Christopher Obert
Nancy Obert
Dale Phillips
Steven R. Porter
Jed Power
Lloyd R. Prentice
Jeanne Claire Probst
Joseph Ross
Maureen Ross
Mary Rowen
Lior Samson
Kristina Schram
Carol Short
Marcia Strykowski
Edward Swanson
Deborah Swiss
M.R. Tighe
James Vanderpol
Maggie van Galen
Vlad Vaslyn
Jane Ward
Helen M. Williams
Doug Wynne
Roxie Zwicker

The New England Horror Writers:
Scott Goudsward
David Price
Chris Samson
Rob Smales
Ken Wood

Books & Boos Authors & Artists:
Judith Boss
Amanda Doughty
Michael J. Evans
Stacey Longo
Erin Thorne
Rob Watts
T.T. Zuma

Artists, Illustrators & Photographers:
KC Bowman
Brian Codagnone
Barry Corbett
Lisa Greenleaf
Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord
Greg Moutafis

Arcadia Publishing
Best Bilingual Solutions, Inc.
Dark Jetty Publishing
Flying Chipmunk Publishing
The History Press
JenChris Online Ventures
Merrimack Media
Michaelmas Press
Pear Tree Publishing
Rosstrum Publishing
Writers Glen Publications
Vered Publishing & Design House, Inc.

Printing Companies:
Acme Bookbinding – Charlestown, MA
King Printing Co., Inc.- Lowell, MA

Book Stores:
Books & Boos – Colchester, CT

Publishing Related Services and Groups:
Mitchell Bragg – Ascentage Law
Kate Victory Hannisian – Blue Pencil Consulting
Renee Nicholls – My Writing Coach
Independent Publishers of New England
Miceli Productions HD
The New England Horror Writers
Red Moon Writing
Stuff 4 Writers.com

Community Television:
Two Scrybes: Berry & Croft
Let’s Talk, Produced and Hosted by Jim Vanderpol
Write Now, Produced and Hosted by Gayle C. Heney

Sponsor Links:
Acme-HF Group (Acme Bookbinding – Charlestown, MA)
King Printing Co., Inc.- Lowell, MA
Pear Tree Publishing – Bradford, MA
Danversport Yacht Club – Danvers, MA

For more Expo information:

If you are a local author, illustrator or publishing professional and are interested in more information on the 2013 New England Authors Expo, or if you or your company would like to be a future sponsor, please contact Chris today.

Chris Obert – New England Authors Expo
20 South Porter Street
Bradford, MA 01835-7646
(978) 372-5825

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