Exhibitors

Literati Press Comics & Novels

Literati Press Comics & Novels is a curated bookshop located in the historic Paseo Arts District in OKC. They specialize in progressive and cerebral fiction, sequential art, and nonfiction.

They began as an ambitious subculture publishing company founded in 2010 to herald innovative storytellers and strengthen the region’s literary and comics community. They still retain in-house titles, but also feature favorite books from across the world and throughout the history of the written word.

Jerry Bennett

Jerry Bennett is a full time artist creating comic books, children's books and shirt designs for licensed brands (Lucasfilm, Marvel, Saban). He's also storyboarded for Mattel and Dreamworks, and created animated book trailers for Scholastic and Lerner Children's Books. He also art directed Even in Death, an award-winning animated short, with talented students on the autism spectrum. Jerry created licensed hand drawn sketchcards for Star Wars, Walking Dead, Stranger Things, Outlander and MST3K that are randomly distributed in their trading card packs.

Doodle and Peck Publishing

Doodle and Peck Publishing produces fun, family-friendly books, created by talented people. Most of the books have a curriculum connection, making them not just entertaining, but educational. Many of the authors and illustrators visit schools and libraries sharing their passion for great literature. And last but not least, Doodle and Peck books are printed in the United States.

Usborne Books & More

Usborne and Kane Miller books are the most exciting, engaging, and educational books on the market today. They are high-quality, innovative, lavishly-illustrated, and best of all, they are the books kids love to read. Choose from many bright, colorful, and fun titles covering a wide variety of subjects for children of all ages. Like the Facebook Page and sign up for FREE Activities related to their books delivered weekly! Go to booksbringjoy.com.

Commonplace Books

The shop was built by a group of friends who came together over a common dream to own a bookshop that was different from other booksellers. It was their hope to build a place where people could cultivate and share a lifelong relationship with books. They specialize in building a flourishing environment for the life of the mind, and the shop bustles with the excitement of open minds and overflowing words. The shop invites patrons to imagine, linger and question their world. They believe that books are a powerful medium to connect people to one another and spread ideas that matter. Go to commonplacebooksokc.com.

Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry

The Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry, founded in 2012, is not a traditional museum. It is, however, in the traditional sense of the word “museum,” a place that is sacred to the muses, the muses of poetry in particular. ROMP celebrates the power of poetry in the daily lives of the people. ROMP celebrates the first literary art in the world and its continuing need in the lives of people everywhere.

The Enid Author Fest provides an opportunity for authors with connections to Oklahoma to network, and showcase and sell their work; and for the public to meet and learn about the authors who are publishing right here in our neighborhood.

The author of the Heath Cousins book series is not a typical “Okie” because she grew up overseas in Thailand. In addition to being a children’s author, she teaches English composition to international students at a nearby university.

She write books that have diverse characters and that take her readers to fictional places they might not otherwise get to explore in real life. The Heath Cousins are based on the growing up years of her children and their cousins. Magical adventures abound in her three book series: (Book1)The Heath Cousins and the Moonstone Cave, (Book 2)The Heath Cousins and the Kingsgate Bridge and (Book 3)The Heath Cousins and the Crystal Canyon which will be out later this year. Explore her website for more on the series.

Joeball by Ray Akin

The Marshall family takes roots in central Oklahoma, claiming their stake on April 22, 1889, during the first Oklahoma land rush of unassigned lands. Four generations later, Joe Marshall emerges from the small rural town of Crescent, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State University, to be acclaimed as one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Joe never wants to quit playing the game and would have played if they paid him or not. Faced with the end of his professional career in major league baseball, Joe develops a brand of baseball, which his friends call Joeball. This Joeball allows him and others to continue to experience the love of playing the game for a long time into their ripe old age.

HeidtMoore Books

Champagne Wishes & Retail Nightmares... Join us for a fast paced, fun, satirical look at the inside world of luxury retail. Personal Appearances Are Everything is a great read for anyone who loves fashion and glamour. This book is “Devil Wears Prada” meets “The Office.” A book you won’t want to put down!

More info, go to heidtmoore.com.

Andrew W. Griffin

Andrew Griffin is a writer and journalist based in Oklahoma City. His book, Rock Catapult: 1966 - The Launch of Modern Rock & Roll is written from the perspective of a fan who recognized the importance of that year in rock music and how it "catapulted" the sounds of that generation forward into a dynamic, musical future. This is Andrew's first book.

Folk Utopia, Fine Art & Works by M.E. Wise

M. E. Wise has spent most of his artistic career studying color, how it affects the human condition, and how to craft stories through mood and self-reflection. Folk Utopia is the studio by which he moves his many ideas into mainstream circulation. Wise's literary works and related art focus on Science Fiction, Suspense, and Poetry. He happily shares that expression in his books and artwork available through his Folk Utopia studio.

Metropolitan Library System

The vision is to grow smarter communities, one person at a time. There are 19 locations in the metro: Almonte Library, Belle Isle Library, Bethany Library, Capitol Hill Library, Choctaw Library, Del City Library, Downtown Library, Edmond Library, Harrah Library, Jones Library, Luther Library, Midwest City Library, Nicoma Park Library, Northwest Library, Ralph Ellison Library, Southern Oaks Library, The Village Library, Warr Acres Library, and Wright Library. Go to metrolibrary.org.

Scissortail Gifts

Scissortail Gifts is home to the finest Made in Oklahoma products and gifts inspired by Oklahoma and its people. Scissortail is dedicated to sharing a community of passionate people who love Oklahoma, its products, and its people and connecting you with the stories behind them. From its long tail to its famous sky dance, no other Oklahoma bird is more striking and identifiable than the scissortail flycatcher. Our Oklahoma inspired gifts should be just as remarkable, bold, and easily identify with the Sooner state.

AT&T Fiber

AT&T Fiber is now available in Oklahoma City! It is the most advanced broadband internet service available on the market. Fiber allows consumers to have the ability to use all connected devices at once in their home without ever having speeds slow down! Come see us at the Oklahoma Book Festival on how to receive a special offer. For more information please visit att.com/fiberfastokc.

University of Oklahoma Press

Since 1928 the University of Oklahoma Press has gained international recognition as an outstanding publisher of the history and cultures of the American West, indigenous studies, Chicana/Chicano studies, regional interests, art and photography.

Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

The Library provides free services to Oklahomans who are blind or visually impaired. Those with reading disabilities or physical limitations that make it difficult to use standard print also qualify for our services. The Library provides books, magazines and other materials in audio formats as well as the audio equipment needed to read these materials.

Clear Sight LASIK

At ClearSight, there's only one commitment they have, and that's to provide patients with the very best visual result possible.

That commitment is why they've continually invested in the most advanced exam and treatment technology possible. It's the reason why they have continued to research and evolve their treatment protocol. It's why their entire facility is set up for safety and efficiency... because these things all add up to better results.

U.S. Census 2020

Hospitals. Fire departments. Schools. Even roads and highways. The 2020 Census can shape many different aspects of your community. Each year, the results help determine how more than $675 billion in federal funding is distributed to states and communities. It's also mandated by the Constitution: The U.S. has counted its population every 10 years since 1790.

Census representatives will be on-hand to answer questions.

Oklahoma Hall of Fame Publishing, the organization's publishing arm, has printed more than 180 books celebrating Oklahoma's rich history and heritage, making Oklahoma Hall of Fame Publishing the leader in publishing Oklahoma's history.

Oklahoma Department of Human Services

DHS unit for Recruitment and Development. They process homes for adoption and foster care and also go out in the community and recruit homes for children in OKDHS custody. They develop partnerships with organizations and set up booths to help spread the word on needing homes.

rĀthe™

rĀthe™ is a revolutionary electronic publishing platform designed to package, market, and distribute short stories, novellas, and novels to mobile app users in bite-sized increments called Episodes.

Writers publish their content for free and earn an equitable share of the revenue. While enjoying a one-stop shop to manage their business activities right here from the rĀthe™ website portal.

App users explore all content with no strings (first Episode of every Title is free) and pay a micro amount for each additional Episode (10 cents or less).

WriterCon

With more than 60 classes, there’s something for everyone at the 2020 WriterCon Writer’s Conference!

MORE TO COME...

If you would like to showcase your product or services at the Oklahoma Book Festival this year as an exhibitor, please register online. Thanks!