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Beaver Creek’s Books in Bloom event brings three authors to town

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What: 2015 Books in Bloom.

Where: 2 p.m. Saturday.

When: Pines Lodge, Beaver Creek.

Cost: $50.

More information: Tickets can be purchased at the Avon, Eagle, and Gypsum Public Libraries, at The Bookworm of Edwards, or at the event. Visit www.evld.org or call 970-949-6797.

AVON — Did you ever wonder about the spark that inspires a novel? Find out at the fourth annual Books in Bloom, presented by the Eagle Valley Library District. Meet three exceptional authors at Books in Bloom Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek.

The lineup features nationally known and award-winning authors, who will present for 40 minutes about his or her inspiration, creative writing process and experiences as a writer. This unique event provides an intimate environment for readers to connect with authors and each other over the appreciation for the written word.

Books in Bloom will kick off with appetizers and refreshments provided by Grouse Mountain Grill. After the conclusion of the presentations, the authors will be available for book signings. Book sales will be featured on-site throughout the entire event. Tickets cost $50 and can be purchased at the Avon, Eagle and Gypsum public libraries, The Bookworm of Edwards and at the event.

BOOKS IN BLOOM LINEUP:

Roxana Robinson is the author of nine books: five novels, including “Sparta”; three collections of short stories; and the biography “Georgia O’Keeffe: A Life.” She was named a Literary Lion by the NYPL and was a finalist for the NBCC Balakian Award and IMPAC Dublin Literary Prize. She is the president of the Authors Guild.

Wiley Cash is a New York Times best-selling author of “A Land More Kind Than Home” and “This Dark Road to Mercy,” which was nominated for the 2015 Edgar Award for best novel.

TaraShea Nesbit’s first novel, “The Wives of Los Alamos,” was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and the winner of the 2014 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards in Fiction and Best Book/New Mexico categories.

Come mingle with the authors and fellow book lovers, enjoy lively discussions and sample delicious appetizers. For more information, call 970-949-6797 or visit http://www.evld.org.