Year of the Graphic Novel
Evening with the Authors Benefit
May 24, 2021
Rochester Community House - 816 Ludlow Ave., Rochester, MI
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We hope you can join us!

Ticket Sales GO LIVE Monday, May 3rd at 8:00pm
Online Auction LIVE Monday, May 17th at 6:00pm
Schedule of Events (individually ticketed)

5:00-6:30  Open House, book sale & signing

Authors will be spread throughout the Rochester Community House, both inside and outside, to accommodate adults who wish to interact with the authors and get their books signed in person.

Note: We will admit 20 people in each of 3, 30 minute blocks.  Select your 30 minute window when purchasing your ticket.

Note: Victoria Jamieson will only be available over Zoom, you can request a signed book plate here.

Limited number of attendees

6:30-7:30  Authors' dinner - not open to the public


7:30-9:00   Author presentations

We are offering 2 options to view the author presentations (both require tickets):

  • Option 1 (Choose Story or Reader level ticket option)
    View the presentations over Zoom/YouTube live (starting at 8:00). Link will be shared the week of the event.

  • Option 2 (Choose Author level ticket option)
    Meet & greet with the authors then view the presentations in person (arrive at 7:30, author presentations begin at 8:00) Note: Victoria Jamieson will be presenting virtually
    Limited number of attendees

**For the safety of our authors and attendees, we ask that all attendees be masked for all events, even when outside**

Ticket Options


Author Presentation via private Zoom/YouTube Live (8-9 pm)


READER LEVEL - $30 (Limited availability!)

  • Author Open House (5:00-6:30)

  • Broken into three 30-minute time slots

  • Each attendee will select one 30 minute window during checkout

  • Private Zoom/YouTube Live Author Presentation (8-9 pm)

AUTHOR LEVEL - $50 (Limited availability!)

  • Private meet and greet with authors (7:30 p.m.)

  • In-person presentation (inside and masked) (8:00-9:00pm)

All levels include an Authors in April Goodie Bag!


Authors in April is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Ticket prices above $10 may be tax deductible.

Online Auction

AUCTION OPENS: Monday, May 17th at 6:00pm

AUCTION CLOSES: Sunday, May 23rd at 8:00pm

Support Authors in April by participating in our Online Auction

Auction items include:

  • Original Fox & Rabbit artwork by Gergely Dudas

  • Original artwork by Jeffrey Brown

  • Swashby and the Sea Summer Fun basket

  • Star Wars themed basket

  • Your name in a Chris Grabenstein book!!

  • Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast Breakfast Basket

  • Downtown Rochester Shopping Spree