Celebrity Authors’ Corner
“Memories in Hine Sight” is the culmination of local Lyme resident Skip Hine’s 45 year career as a NYC commercial photographer. Whether shooting in his studio or traveling the world for advertising and corporate clients, his recently published book of photographs and entertaining back stories gives the reader an insightful view of his career while working with world famous athletes, celebrities, executives and politicians.
Photo credit: Cate Hewitt
He will be available from 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Luanne Rice is the New York Times bestselling author of 36 novels, which have been translated into 30 languages. The author of The Shadow Box, Last Day, Dream Country, Beach Girls, Pretend She’s Here and others, Rice often writes about love, family, nature, and the sea. She received the 2014 Connecticut Governor’s Arts Award for excellence and lifetime achievement in the Literary Arts category.
Several of Rice’s novels have been adapted for television, including Crazy in Love for TNT, Blue Moon for CBS, Follow the Stars Home and Silver Bells for the Hallmark Hall of Fame, and Beach Girls for Lifetime. Rice is a Creative Affiliate of the Safina Center. She lives in Southeastern Connecticut.
She will be available from 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Susan Kietzman has published five books with Kensington Publishing and written for newspapers, magazines, corporations, and non-profits. She has taught writing at two community colleges and held dozens of book events and writing workshops. She resides in Mystic, CT with her husband.
She will be available from 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Dr. Robert Ballard
Best known for finding the wreck of the Titanic, celebrated adventurer Robert Ballard has a lifetime of stories about exploring the ocean depths.
He will be available from 2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Bill Sisson has spent much of his life chasing striped bass by boat and in the surf from Nova Scotia to Chesapeake Bay and a hundred places in between. He has worked on magazines for more than 40 years, serving as chief editor of three titles and winning numerous awards for his writing. Bill is the executive editor of Anglers Journal, an award-winning fishing quarterly he founded in 2013. The nocturnal nature of striped bass has allowed him to work as a writer by day and live as an unfettered striper bum by night.
He will be available from 3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.