Bestselling author featured at festival

October 27, 2016


WAUKESHA - The two-day Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books will feature bestselling author Jane Hamilton, with a reception at 5 p.m. Nov. 4 and keynote address at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are available for $35 and include Hamilton’s book “The Excellent Lombards.”  Tickets may be purchased at

2602858. Contact the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha Foundation at   262-446-3328 or for more information.

There will be a free breakfast at 9 a.m. Nov. 5 with Hamilton at the UW-Waukesha, 1500 N. University Drive..

More than 60 writers are scheduled to appear at the festival, which features a Writer Marketplace for self-published writers, a cookbook stage and exhibits.

Saturday highlights include an original cabaret inspired by Waukesha Reads! book selection “To Kill A Mockingbird.”

For a complete list of authors and detailed schedule visit