Author Michael Ivery

VIsit Michaels Website Author Michael Ivery After over 20 years as an award-winning DJ, traveling and achieving success, Ivery stepped back from the festivals and into children’s books. Inspired by his youngest daughter, he began writing and illustrating children’s books and characters, thus spawning the idea to launch Tubba and Friends, a new children’s brand. […]

Author Karlie Burnham

VIsit Karlie’s WEbsite Author Karlie Burnham Born and raised in the Arizona desert, local author Karlie Burnham likes it warm!  She met and married her sweetheart here, graduated from ASU, and is raising her 5 boys in that same beautiful desert. Karlie’s boys inspired her book-writing, and she is the author of 4 children’s books. […]

Author Jason Bradford

VIsit Jason’s WEbsite Author Jason Bradford Jason Bradford grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and now resides in Arizona with his fiancée and three children. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and dedicated himself to a career in public service. Endeavoring to tap into his passion for creative storytelling and heart-pounding action and suspense, […]

Author KA Bledsoe

VIsit KB’s WEbsite Author KA Bledsoe K. A. Bledsoe’s writing journey began at the age of six with a short story about kids growing up on a space station. Writing has been a constant despite other jobs like scooping ice cream, shoe salesman, pharmacy tech, band director, and more. Born, raised, and still residing in […]

Author Johnna Buttrick

VIsit Johnna’s WEbsite Author Johnna Buttrick Author Johnna Dee is a fantasy romance writer who has three series out at the time of publication. Initially, her creative journey began with poetry, where she honed her skills in crafting evocative and lyrical verses. As her passion for storytelling grew, she ventured into the realm of novels, […]

Author Susan Budavari

VIsit Susan’s Website Author Susan Budavari Susan Budavari has always loved reading mysteries. After years as a scientific writer/editor and information specialist in the pharmaceutical industry in New Jersey, she moved to Arizona and began to write fiction. Her Merano & Bell Novels feature a small-town Arizona PI and his physician wife. The Past Remains, […]

Author Chelly Bolger Wathen

VIsit Chelly’s WEbsite Author Chelly Bolger Wathen Barchelle (“Chelly”) Bolger Wathen has always loved dogs, her own plus shelterdogs. Her world changed forever when she adopted a very special dog—Shayla from Ukraine. This remarkable shepherd mix, abandoned as a puppy, learned to love and trust those who raised her at the Christian orphanage Otchiy Dim (Father’s House), […]

Author Alan Webber

VIsit Alan’s WEbsite Author Alan Webber Alan Webber is the owner of a transportation firm and has been in the transportation business for over fifty years. He is also a blogger, newspaper commentator, podcaster, and author of the novels Whipping Post and Roll Me Away. Alan has been married for 44 years, with 4 children […]

Author Virginia Mohler

VIsit Virginias Website Author Virginia Mohler Author Virginia Mohler has taught students from Kindergarten through High School, but she found her love in the Kindergarten classroom where she taught for the last 35 years. Mrs. Mohler retired in June 2020 after 53 years of teaching. She presently writes children’s books that inspire and encourage young […]

Author Sally Harper-Bates

VIsit Sally’s WEbsite Author Sally Harper-Bates Born in Prescott, Arizona, Sally has never lived more than an hour’s drive from her hometown. Raised on ranches in Yavapai County, she continues to serve the livestock community. Sally helped produce the Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering in Prescott for thirty years. She’s been the recipient of the Women […]