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The family-friendly event is free and open to the public.
It includes panels on writing, marketing and self-publishing; a kids zone play area, an award ceremony, a youth writing contest and author signings.
WANT TO GO?
What: Dayton Book Expo
When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28
Where: Great Hall at Sinclair College's Ponitz Conference Center building 12, 444 West Third St., downtown Dayton.
Cost: Admission is free
For more information, visit Daytonbookexpo.com