Join me in Cocoa Village


Join me and other writers and book venders at the first Book Fest in Historic Cocoa Village. Here’s information to help you have a thoroughly enjoyable day!

Show hours are from 10-4 Saturday, November 3. Yes, that’s tomorrow!

Schedule of speakers is as follows:

10:00 AM       Book Fest Welcome – Jim Nelson

10:30 AM       Rachel Hauck

12:30 PM        Mary Custureri (my publisher)

2:00 PM          Anna Flowers

3:00 PM          Jo O’Brien


  • Oleander street just off Brevard Avenue (Handicap Access)
  • Taylor Park, just off Delannoy and Harrison (Handicap Access)


Breakfast in the Village: 

Enjoy Breakfast in the Village on Saturday: Ossorio Bakery and Café opens at 8 AM; 321-639-2423. Wanderlust Café is open at 7 AM 321-349-3055.

According to the planning committee, Cocoa Village has many restaurants and coffee-houses. Some of the most popular are:

·         Normans Raw Bar and Grill  – Forrest Ave

·         Ryan’s Village Pizza – Harrison St.

·         Ossorio Bakery & Café – Brevard Ave.

·         Café Margaux – Brevard Ave (Courtyard)

·         The Village Ice Cream Shoppe – Harrison St

·         The Tulip – corner Brevard & SR-520

·         Pub Americana – corner Harrison & Delannoy

·         Village Time Out – Florida Ave

·         Wanderlust Café – 226 King St. (SR-520)

·         Murdock’s – corner Brevard & Maryland Ave

·         Simply Gelato – Brevard Ave (Courtyard)

·         Cryderman’s BBQ – Florida Ave

Isn’t it cool to have a day dedicated to books?