Writers Unplugged

Wind down and join us for Writers Unplugged, real conversations with celebrated authors.


Hannah Mary McKinnon

Hannah Mary McKinnon left a career in the business world to turn to her first love of writing and as she says, “..never wants to look back.”  Her first book was a romantic comedy but then she quickly switched to suspense.  With every novel since, Hannah has you continuing to turn the pages late into the night and always with an ending you won’t see coming.  

Hannah Mary McKinnon is the internationally bestselling author of suspense novels and will be discussing her latest book, The Revenge List.

Thursday, June 8 | 7:00 p.m.
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Liv Constantine

Liv Constantine is the pen name of sisters Lynne Constantine and Valerie Constantine. Together, they are the bestselling author of the Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick The Last Mrs. Parrish, The Last Time I Saw You, The Wife Stalker, and The Stranger in the Mirror. Their books have been praised by USA Today, The Sunday Times, People Magazine, and Good Morning America, among many others, and are in development for television and film.

Lynne and Valerie will discuss their latest book, The Senator’s Wife, filled with secrets and twists, it promises to be another book you won’t be able to put down.

Monday, June 12 | 7:00 p.m.
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Robyn Harding and Roz Nay

Award-winning writers Robyn Harding and Roz Nay will discuss their latest books. For Robyn The Drowning Woman was just published last week and The Hunted by Roz Nay was nominated for the Best Crime Novel in 2022. In addition to writing, Roz also has a School of Writing for students of all ages.  Robyn has also written, and executive produced an independent film.  Both of these talented women live in the Vancouver area and are good friends, so it will be sure to be a fun conversation.

Tuesday, June 20 | 7:00 p.m.
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Anastasia Hastings

Anastasia Hastings is the pen name of Connie Laux, who writes across several genres but is most comfortable with mystery.  Inspired by the Victorian Era, Sherlock Holmes, and stories from her father who was a Cleveland Police Officer, Anastasia’s novels are a treat to read. 

Anastasia will be discussing her most recent book, Of Manners and Murder, the first in the Dear Miss Hermione Mystery series. 

Wednesday, June 28 | 7:00 p.m.
Fulton branch of Cleveland Public Library

Wendy Walker

Wendy Walker holds degrees from Brown University and Georgetown Law School and is a former family law attorney with training in child advocacy, Wendy draws from her knowledge of trauma and psychology to write compelling and complex characters and stories. 

Her psychological suspense novels have been translated into 23 languages and have been optioned for both television and film. What Remains is Wendy’s latest novel and will join us for a conversation to talk about this heart-pounding story.

Wednesday, July 6 | 7:00 p.m.
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Vivien Chien

Local writer, Vivien Chien is the creator of the Noodle Shop Mystery series.  Vivien began writing stories about her classmates in elementary school. Written with a wonderful cast of characters and familiar Cleveland landmarks, readers will enjoy reading these novels and find themselves wanting to order Chinese food for dinner.

Vivien Chien will discuss her recently published book, Misfortune Cookie.

Tuesday, July 18 | 7:00 p.m.
South Branch of Cleveland Public Library

Mindy Mejia

Mindy Mejia is a CPA and a graduate of the Hamline University MFA program. She lives in the Twin Cities with her family, and is the author of Strike Me Down, Everything You Want Me to Be, and Leave No Trace.

Mindy will be discussing her latest book, which was just published last week, To Catch a Storm.

Monday, August 7 | 7:00 p.m.
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Wanda Morris

Helaine Mario

Amy Impellizzeri


Nancy Pearl

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Mary Kubica

Kimberly Belle

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