Books by the Banks once again takes over the Duke Energy Convention Center for a day of readings, author panels and other literary-based fun.
Authors at the eighth annual event include children's book author Marc Brown (creator of Arthur), sci-fi writer John Scalzi (Lock In), Emily Giffin (The One & Only; Something Borrowed) and more. There will also be panels on tips for freelance writing, breaking into books, social media for writers, writing Cincinnati and flash fiction, as well as events aimed at teens and children.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. Free. 525 Elm St., Downtown, booksbythebanks.org.