BOOKING IT: Peggy and Walter Helmerich, left, were among several hundred people who attended the Oklahoma Authors Book Fair in December. The Helmerichs are shown with Arlene Johnson who co-chaired the event with Heather Hope. Co-sponsors included PSO, Krumme Oil, Helmerich Foundation and Tulsa Technology Center.
D.J. Morrow Ingram for GTR Newspapers
Several hundred literary enthusiasts attended the First Annual Oklahoma Authors Book Fair Dec.1 at the historic Harwelden mansion where they met more than 20 of Oklahoma’s most distinquished authors and had them sign copies of their respective books for sale at the event.
Authors participating included: William Bernhardt, Danny Boyd, Connie Cronley, Kim Doner, Jim Halsey, Chris Hernandez for the late Dianna Seay, Hannibal Johnson, Billie Letts, Francine Ringold, Charles Sasser, Clifton Taulbert, Will Thomas, K.D. Wentworth and John Wooley.
A portion of the proceeds benefit the Tulsa Press Club Scholarship Fund. Sponsors included the Arts and Humanities Council, Barnes and Noble.