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Joliet author Colleen Robbins to sign books at Crest Hill’s Book Market

Joliet writer and WriteOn Joliet member Colleen Robbins will chat and sign books from10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at The Book Market located at 2365Plainfield Road in Crest Hill.

The event is free and open to the public.

Robbins is the author of the Daraga series. She writes both mainstream literary fiction and science fiction, fantasy, and horror.

She has been writing since she was nine years old and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Literature from Lewis University.

Her stories, poems, essays, and articles have appeared under a variety of names in publications ranging from small regional magazines to the gaming-oriented magazines Different Worlds and The Dragon.

Her work has also been included in numerous anthologies.

Robbins has attended numerous workshops, including the Iowa Summer Writer's Conference in 2003, the six-week long Odyssey Fantasy Writer's Workshop in 2007, and TNEOin 2009 and 2013.

WriteOn Joliet is a welcoming, diverse group of writers of varied skills, interests and experience. The group includes professional journalists, fiction novelists, bloggers, screenwriters, musicians and poets.

The group provides a safe, comfortable and supportive atmosphere for Joliet-area writers to share their work, and constructive feedback so that everyone can benefit from its members’ shared knowledge.

For more information, contact Robbins at shavaya@aol.com or visit writeonjoliet.com.

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