Local Authors

Meet Houston's Authors

Sonia Parker

My first book is Parents Against Predators.  I am the founder of Parents Against Predators 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and have a partnership with Houston Police Department Executive Chief Finner.  You can find me on social media at Parents Against Predators Houston.

My Books


Ve Ce Dottie

I started to write greeting cards for my friends after being wheel-chair bound and confined to my home recovering from a spinal injury.  I direct the non-profit Tis the Season With a Special Kind of Reason, Inc.  I enjoy public speaking and giving back to underserved communities and am currently working on my next book.  

My Books


Ulavia Dilworth

I became a writer because I had so much I wanted to say, but was too shy to speak it, so I decided to write about it. I took interest in writing in the 8th grade when I began to write stories. From theory I've written several scripts and a few blogs. I’ve written/directed and produced a story about Acres homes called 100 Years Later

My Books

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Submit your own material:

  • Must reside in the nine county Houston Metropolitan Area
    • Harris County, Fort Bend County, Montgomery County, Brazoria County, Galveston County, Liberty County, Waller County, Chambers County and Austin County
  • If submitting an e-book
    • It must be in ePUB or PDF format
    • You must have a cover image with a thumbnail version of the cover image.
  • If submitting a physical book, once you have completed the form, mail the book to
    • HPL-LMS
      500 McKinney 
      Houston, TX 77002
    • Or bring the book in person to Central Library.

Independent Author Showcase

We will host an inaugural event tentatively set for December 2019. 

Please fill out this form indicating your interest in the event.