2017 Authors in April Original Artwork by Mike Wohnoutka

Original Artwork for 2017
by Mike Wohnoutka

“I wanted to create something that said April/Spring and had some connection with Michigan. So I decided to have a robin reading, surrounded by apple blossoms - Michigan's state bird and flower.”

— Mike Wohnoutka, 2017 K-1 Author



High School Student Guest Presenters Needed

Authors in April Banquet, Monday, April 24th

  • Support the Authors in April program you love
  • Gain invaluable public speaking experience
  • Get a free ticket to the AIA banquet at Royal Park Hotel, plus dine with the author/illustrators at our Sunday Welcome Dinner! 

Open to Rochester area high school students. AUDITIONS wlll be held at the RHPL Story Room, Tuesday MARCH 14 (6- 8 pm) and Wednesday MARCH 15 (4:30-6:30 pm). Complete the online application. 

Click Here for the Student Guest Presenter Online Application


Authors In April, Inc.


Mike Wohnoutka — Lenore Look

Cynthia Lord — Neal Shusterman

Please Join us for a Benefit Dinner on

Monday, April 24, 2017

Royal Park Hotel, 600 E. University Drive, Rochester, Michigan 48307
5:45 p.m. — Book Sale & Signing, Cash Beverage Bar, 50/50 Raffle and Raffle Ticket Sales!
6:45 p.m. — Dinner/Raffle Drawing
7:45 p.m. — Raffle Winners Announced
8:00 p.m.  — Authors’ Remarks

Limited Seating - Dinner reservations close March 25, 2017 

For adults and students in grade 9 and above.

Mike Wohnoutka
Mike Wohnoutka | K-1

Cynthia Lord
Cynthia Lord | 4-5

Neal Shusterman
Neal Shusterman | 6-8

Authors in April Welcome

Attention Middle School Readers

Book Summaries for 2017 Middle School Author Neal Shusterman

Download Summaries Here

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