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 (click on the link for a complete listing)

11:45 AM          Dayton Metro Library Authors Recognition

12:00 PM          New Release Celebration

   3:45 PM         DBE Top Sellers Awards Program


Room 116

11:15 AM     Exploring the Journey of a Writer

Moderator:  LaTonya Branham

Panelists: Kris Allis, Robert Douglass, Krysten Hager

12:00 PM   The Basics of Marketing

Moderator: Doris Stokes Knight

Panelists: Amie Gaudet, Charlotte Jenkins, Leah McCullough, Daria Dillard Stone

1:00 PM   Featured Author: Sharon Short

1:30 PM   Self-Publishing Made Easy

Moderator:  Valerie J. Lewis Coleman

Panelists:  Christina Barr, Michelle Bolanger, Tara Rigsbee

2:30 PM     The Making of An Anthology

Moderator: Valerie J. Lewis Coleman

Panelists: Camela Douglass, LeKeisha Grant,  Linda Hawkins, Lamarr Lewis, Renae Pollard, Rhonda Smith, LisaBeth Willis, Deena Wingard


Room 282 Second Level

11:30 AM – 3:30 PM        Kidz Zone

Kidz Zone Presenters

11:30 AM  Wayne Henderson

12:30 PM  Sandi Latimer

1:30 PM   David Warren

2:30 PM  Teresa Stephens