Local Author Spotlight
The Dripping Springs Community Library presents a virtual book talk series featuring authors from Hays Country & Central Texas. Register online for the Zoom link to attend.
NOV. 3RD | 6PM
The Headshrinker’s Brigade, her debut novel won first place in Contemporary Fiction from Texas Authors, Inc. Photojournalist, Master of Arts in Human Services, specializing in counseling.
NOV. 17TH | 6PM
Keynote speaker, coach, Executive Transition Assistance Program Facilitator, and master personal branding strategist. Air Force Academy graduate, retired Air Force Colonel. Author of I Need to Know You: How to Meet Ordinary, Extraordinary People and Improve Your Life, 2019.
M. D. MASSEY
DEC. 1ST | 3PM
Self-described prototypical INTJ. Has been a combat medic, emergency room technician, fitness trainer, truck driver, martial arts instructor, cook, business consultant, web designer, and security professional. Author of the Colin McCool series, the Junkyard Druid
series, and the THEM series.
DEC. 15TH | 6PM
Award winning author of three novels for young readers: Wish Girl, Nightingale’s Nest, and The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy. Her debut picture book, If You Get Lost, will be published by Random House in 2023. MA from University of Texas at Austin in English/Fiction Writing.
KAREN HULENE BARTELL
JAN. 5TH | 3PM
Best-selling author, motivational keynote speaker, IT technical editor, wife, and all-around pilgrim of life. Professor emeritus of the University of Texas at Austin. Writes multicultural, offbeat love stories steeped in the supernatural that lift the spirit, including: Trans-Pecos, Sacred Emblem, Sacred Journey, Wild Rose Pass, and others.
JANE LITTLE BOTKIN
MAR. 2ND | 6PM
Award-winning author, served as a public school teacher for 30 years. Author of Frank Little and the IWW: The Blood That Stained an American Family which was awarded: Spur Awards, Caroline Bancroft History Prize from Western History and Genealogy Department of the Denver Public Library, Best Historical Nonfiction Award from the Texas Association of Authors, and a finalist for Oklahoma Book Award, High Plains Book Award, and Foreword Reviews.