Jun 102013
 
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Another Printers Row lit fest has passed, and even though Delphine Pontvieux was present only on Saturday to sign her thriller “ETA-Estimated Time of Arrest,”we are happy to report to report it turned out to be a very successful day.

ETA-Estimated Time of Arrest at printers Row

It looked like Chicagoans came out in full force and, blame it on the good weather or a recovering economy, they were eager to check out what’s out there in the literary world, and, yes, people still do love to shop for real books!

Thank you Chicago for your support, and to all the fans who bought ETA in the past years and came to the booth asking about the release of its sequel because they loved the first book so much, fear not, Delphine is hard at work, and we arehoping to see a release out by the end of this year. The tentative title for the sequel is “MIA – Missing In Actun”. Make a note of it so you’re the first one to order it when it becomes available.

Here are a few photos of the booth and the event:

Photo credits : Delphine Pontvieux (Miss Nyet Publishing, LLC) / Andre Frieden (Avendia Publishing)

Miss Nyet booth at Printers Row     968934_10200464417306966_140224208_n    Along Dearborn at Printers Row    Printers Row: crowds are coming in

 

 

Jun 072013
 
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PRINTERS ROW LIT FEST, Chicago’s long standing open air book fair is taking place this Saturday and Sunday again in printers row in the South Loop.

It is taking place, as every year, along the streets of Polk and Dearborn. Come meet the authors talking, signing and selling their latest work at their booths, browse row upon rows of new and used books, listen to poetry or attend a forum: the schedule of events and activities is packed and you can find it here.

Sting, amongst other stars, will be in attendance this year to present a new story-telling initiative.

As in the past four years, Delphine Pontvieux will be attending the list fest, however she will only be present on Saturday, June 8th, all day.

Mark your calendars to pay her a visit tomorrow and talk about her long awaited sequel to ETA-Estimated Time of Arrest, have her sign a copy of her thriller in the name of a great friend or family member (everyone loves a present, especially when it is not expected!), listen to awesome tracks by various Basque bands from the PINTXATU tapas cookbook, where recipes are not paired with wines, but with a song. She will also have a few pieces from her new equestrian unisex jewelry collection on hand.

You can find her on Dearborn Street, at the AVENDIA PUBLISHING booth, # Q2 (there are maps of the lit fest available everywhere on site). 

Free event – Perfect for a family outing.

Delphine Pontvieux has received several awards for her thriller ETA-Estimated Time of Arrest:

  • 2010 French in Chicago Community Awards: Oscar winner in ”Arts and Culture” category
  • 2011 Indie Excellence Book Awards winner in thriller category
  • Her novel ETA is a five-star rated book on Amazon.

She was also nominated at #1 in top 5 NBC’s local authors and independent publishers to watch for in Chicago.

NBC top local authors to look for

Apr 212013