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6th Annual Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Weekend
April 28-30, 2017
Clarion Hotel – Airport

Please join us as we welcome Keynote Speaker Kristan Higgins to Milwaukee for the 6th Annual Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Weekend.


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Keynote, Kristan Higgins

Author Kristan Higgins
Author Kristan Higgins

Kristan Higgins is the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, USA TODAY and Wall Street Journal

"If You Only Knew" by Kristan Higgins
“If You Only Knew” by Kristan Higgins

bestselling author of more than a dozen novels and a two-time winner of the Romance Writers of America RITA Award. Her books have been translated into more than twenty languages and received numerous starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Library Journal, Kirkus and Romantic Times. She is a five-time nominee for The Kirkus Prize for best work of fiction.

Before she was a writer, Kristan worked in advertising and public relations. She waited tables and nannied while in high school and college, cleaned houses as a young mother, and is the proud descendant of a laundress and a butcher.

The author loves animals, children (even teenagers), the New York Yankees and dessert.

Along with her heroic and tolerant firefighter husband and two snarky and entertaining children, Kristan lives in her hometown in Connecticut.


Attending Authors*

Alex Kava
Alyssa Day
Asa Maria Bradley
Beth Albright
Cathy Clamp
Cheryl St.John
Chris Cannon
Colleen Gleason
Damon Suede
Deborah Coonts
Dee Davis
Diana Rowland
Eileen Dreyer
Elaine Meece
Elicia Hyder
Ella Quinn
Eloisa James
Gail Chianese
Heather Graham
HelenKay Dimon
J. Kenner
Josie Brown
Julie Moffett
Kathy Lyons/Jade Lee
Kimberly Kincaid
Kristan Higgins
Lauren Dane
Leanne Banks
Lenora Bell
Liz Talley
Lorelei James
Lori Wilde
Lynn Cahoon
Maggie Mae Gallagher/Anya Summers
Marina Adair
Mary Jo Putney
Molly McLain
PJ Fiala
Rebecca Zanetti
Regina Kyle
Rochelle Alers
Rose Lerner
Sally Kilpatrick
Sara Ramsey
Shana Galen
Sharon Hamilton
Sharon Sala
Shirley Hailstock
Sonali Dev
Terri Brisbin
Tiffany Snow
Tonya Kappes
Tracy Brogan
Tracy Solheim
Violet Duke
Winnie Griggs
Stacey Joy Netzel
Skye Jordan
Samantha Grace
Shiloh Walker

*List is subject to change