Chris Oakley

Chris Oakley

     Professional Panelist


Chris Oakley owned and operated Oakley's Gently Used Books, a bricks & mortar used bookshop with a specialty in Sci Fi/Fantasy, for more than 20 years (1995-2016) in Charlottesville, VA. She has been a bookseller at Madicon, MarsCon, MystiCon, RavenCon, Libertycon and Omegacon.

She has edited and published "undergound" newspapers as well as literary magazines. As a GCIU Journeyman, she worked in small commercial print shops before opening her bookshop in 1995. For many years, she was the organizer and moderator for the VA Festival of the Book Sci Fi/ Fantasy programs with Katherine Kurtz, Hugh Howey, Stephen Hickman, Steve White, Toni Weisskopf, David Coe, Jack Campbell (John Hemry) and others as guests.

Chris still brings her passion for bookselling and science fiction to the vendor's rooms of conventions and does volunteer book sorting, research and pricing for her local Friends of the Library book sales.

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Chris Oakley

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff and listen to our Guests of Honor speak!

Event
CC: Meeting Rooms 4 & 5
(60 min)
Sat 12:00PM The Care and Feeding of Your Used Book Collection

Chris Oakley of "Oakley's Gently Used Books" gives a presentation of the proper care and feeding of your library, especially if you are a book collector with rare or used books. 

Presentation
CC: Meeting Room 8
(60 min)
Sun 10:00AM Kaffeeklatsch

Have coffee / continental breakfast and chat with the pros.

 
 
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