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Meet 50+ authors at G-J book fair in Gloucester

More than 50 authors have signed up to date to take part in “A Day With Words,” a book fair being held from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, at the Gazette-Journal’s office on Main Street in Gloucester.

They represent many genres, children’s books, memoirs, local history and archaeology, poetry, science, fiction, faith, sports and more. In many cases, they will be selling and signing copies of their books.

Among those expected to attend are Bill Geroux, author of “The Mathews Men,” a story of Mathews County merchant seamen in World War II; Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, poet laureate emerita of Virginia; John Broadwater, underwater archaeologist who dove on Revolutionary War shipwrecks in the York River and led recovery efforts of the USS Monitor off Cape Hatteras; Larry Chowning, who has written extensively about maritime and Tidewater Virginia history; and Martha McCartney, author of a 2015 history of Mathews County. 

Also taking part, as of presst...

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