Event Schedule

The Dayton Book Expo runs from 11 AM to 4 PM. The schedule is as follows:

Great Hall

11:00 AM         Author Signings

12:00 PM         New Release Celebration

3:45 PM          DBE Top Sellers Awards Program


Room 116

11:15 AM       The Inspiration of Writing

Moderator:  LaTonya Branham

Panelists: David Crawford, Debra Gaskill, Addie King, Doris Stokes Knight

12:15 PM      Featured Author: William Fredrick Cooper

1:00 PM       Self-Publishing Made Easy

Moderator:  Valerie J. Lewis Coleman

Panelists: Kathy Coogan, Meaghan Fisher

2:00 PM     Power Marketing for Authors

Moderator: Doris Stokes Knight

Panelists: Scott Bachmann, Victor Couzens, Debra Gaynor, Jackie Cummings Koski

3:00 PM     Featured Author: Tonya Baker


Room 282 Second Level

11:30 AM – 3:30 PM        Kidz Zone

Kidz Zone Presenters

11:30 AM Meaghan Fisher
12:30 PM Garrett Carter
1:00 PM Dwedor Ford
2:00 PM Garrett Carter
2:30 PM Nancy Slezak