Monthly Archives March 2017

R.L. Stine

Spine-chilling author R.L Stine has joined the line-up for the Reader Riot book festival in April 2017. Stine is the bestselling author of multiple series of books, including Fear Street, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room, and most notably Goosebumps and its skin-crawling spinoffs.
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Lori Nichols

Lori Nichols grew up in Western Pennsylvania marveling at everything from acorns to frogs to big sisters and now makes books about them all. She is the author and illustrator of the award-winning picture book, Maple and its sequels.
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Watt Key

Watt Key is an Alabama author whose novel ALABAMA MOON was ranked in the "100 Best Young Adult Books of all Time" by Time Magazine.
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Tobias Buckell

Called “Violent, poetic and compulsively readable” by Maclean’s, science fiction author Tobias S. Buckell is a New York Times Bestselling writer born in the Caribbean. He grew up in Grenada and spent time in the British and US Virgin Islands, and the islands he lived on influence much of his work.
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Melanie Benjamin

NYT bestselling author Melanie Benjamin's passion for history and biography animates the lives of the iconic women she depicts in fictional portraits that explore their inner lives and unknown stories.
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Donika Kelly

Donika is a poet and academic. Her debut collection, Bestiary, is highly regarded, and she is an Assistant Professor at St. Bonaventure University, where she teaches creative writing.
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Michael Knight

Michael Knight is the author of the novels The Typist and Divining Rod, and his newest book, Eveningland, will be out just in time for the Reader Riot!
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Barnabas Piper

A Christian author from Nashville, TN, Piper works at Lifeway Christian Resources and has published 3 novels. He blogs regularly for his own site, as well as writing for The Blazing Center and He Reads Truth.
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