Authors @ kpl


Meet Leading Authors and Illustrators

KPL welcomes leading and up-and-coming authors and illustrators for discussions, lectures and book signings. Enjoy noted children's authors and illustrators, poets, memoir writers, novelists, local and regional historical writers, award-winning teen authors, and more.

Listen & Learn

Hear authors describe their research and writing process, what inspires them, who influences them, and how they develop their personal style. Enjoy their stories and gain valuable insight into what it takes to write compelling prose.

Upcoming Events »


Tuesday, February 17, 2015, Powell Branch Library

10 Steps to Self-Publishing with Sonya Hollins

Publisher and author Sonya Hollins will show participants how to form the concept of a book, design it, and sell it. Other area self-published authors will also be on hand to answer questions. Learn more...


Tuesday, March 3, 2015, Kalamazoo Central High School Auditorium

Explore the Great Lakes with Jerry Dennis

Set sail with Jerry Dennis, one of America's most celebrated writers, and award-winning author of The Living Great Lakes: Searching for The Heart of the Inland Seas, this year’s Reading Together selection! Books for sale and signing. Learn more...