Join Mia Tsai, author of the much loved BITTER MEDICINE, at Columbus Book Festival

Bitter Medicine by Mia Tsai
Cover art by Jia-Ling Pan
Design by Elizabeth Story

Mia Tsai, whose debut novel BITTER MEDICINE wowed both critics and fans, is attending the Columbus Book Festival, July 15-16 in Columbus, OH.

Stay cool inside Main Library and hear 135 popular authors talk about their work. Check out over 50 panel discussions about your favorite genres and get your books signed.

Shop local by buying featured authors’ new books from the Official Festival Bookstore and get great deals on used books at the Big Book Sale tent.

Head outdoors to Kaufman Plaza and Topiary Park for entertainment, food vendors, dozens of exhibitors and new and used book sales.

Meet and greet over 70 independent authors at Indie Author Alley.

Hosted by the Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation and presented by Battelle, the Columbus Book Festival will be a highlight of the library’s 150th anniversary celebration in 2023.

About the Columbus Book Festival
Mia Tsai author photo
Copyright (c) Rebekah Chavez Wynne

Mia Tsai is participating in the varied and extensive Columbus Book Festival programming.

Saturday July 15

4 PM

Author Speed-Matching
(Main Library, Meeing Room 2B)

Small groups spend 5 minutes with each author to hear all about their book before moving to another author’s table. Find your perfect literary match!
Denny Bryce, Tori Eldridge, Julie Anne Lindsey, Lauren Thoman, Mia Tsai, and Shannon Watters

Sunday July 16

12 PM

(Topiary Park Author Stage 2)

Explore the intricacies of playing God in this discussion on the cornerstone of the fantasy genre. From cultures to cartography, plants to politics, fantasy authors dive into how they build their worlds.
Wesley Chu, C.L. Clark, Mia Tsai, Kayla Toon (moderator)