Gibson House Press authors featured at ALA Annual Conference 2022

Authors Amy E. Casey (THE STURGEON’S HEART) and Junior Burke (BUDDHA WAS A COWBOY) appear on stages in the exhibit hall and sign their books at the Gibson House Press distributor’s booth (PGW/Ingram), during the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., June 25-26.

Saturday, June 25, 11:30 AM-12:20 PM
PopTop Stage (end of 2400 aisle) Two Authors from Gibson House Press introduce their new and forthcoming novels
Junior Burke introduces his forthcoming novel BUDDHA WAS A COWBOY, a satiric tale in which a progressive, alternative university is targeted for takeover by conservative forces. Praise for Burke’s previous book THE COLD LAST SWIM: “Burke’s narrative is a whirlwind escape.”—POPMATTERS
Amy E. Casey presents her debut novel THE STURGEON’S HEART, a contemporary monster story that “explores the themes of loneliness and isolation from three, equally compelling perspectives.” (BOOKLIST starred review)

Saturday, June 25, 3:30-4 PM
PGW/Ingram signing area, Booth #2219
Book Signing: Amy E. Casey signs her debut novel THE STURGEON’S HEART

Sunday, June 26, 10:30 AM-11:20 PM
Chapter One Stage (end of 3000 aisle) In conversation: Publisher/author + author
Debut novelists Laura Stanfill and Amy E. Casey discuss their experiences publishing with literary presses. Stanfill, publisher at Forest Avenue Press, is the author of SINGING LESSONS FOR THE STYLISH CANARY (Lanternfish Press), a whimsical journey full of friendship, adventure, and self-discovery. Casey is the author of THE STURGEON’S HEART (Gibson House Press) a contemporary monster story that “explores the themes of loneliness and isolation from three, equally compelling perspectives.” (BOOKLIST starred review).

Sunday, June 26 1-1:30 PM
PGW/Ingram signing area, Booth #2219
Book Signing: Junior Burke signs galleys of his forthcoming novel BUDDHA WAS A COWBOY

Can’t make it in person? Request your digital advance review copy of Junior Burke’s BUDDHA WAS A COWBOY in Edelweiss.