Silent Auction

Interested in Immortality?

Bid in the Silent Auction!

Friday, April 3 - Saturday, April 4, 2020


The Ancient Egyptians believed in achieving immortality through their burial practices. You can do it through a winning bid, and you don’t have to die!  

Well-known mystery novelist Janis Patterson is partnering with ARCE to auction off a chance to become a character in her new and upcoming novel set in Egypt. The  highest bidder will be named as a secondary character in her next fictional novel set in Egypt. There are still more chances to win: The second and third highest bidders will be named as  tertiary characters  in the novel.   

The Silent Auction will be held  during the Annual Meeting, starting  the morning of Friday,  April 3  and concluding at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 4.   The winning  bidders  will be announced at the April  4 Members' and Awards Dinner.      

Look for the Janis Patterson booth  at the Annual Meeting  and win the chance for immortality!  


About the Author

Janis Patterson

Janis Susan May/Janis Patterson is a 7th-generation Texan and a 3rd-generation wordsmith who writes in mystery, romance, and horror. Once an actress and a singer Janis has also been editor-in-chief of two multi-magazine publishing groups as well as many other things, including an enthusiastic amateur Egyptologist. Her husband even proposed in a moonlit garden near the Pyramids of Giza. Janis and her husband live in Texas with an assortment of rescued  furbabies.  




2020 Annual Meeting

General Registration
Student Registration
Hotel Information
Silent Auction
Best Student Paper and Poster
Career Networking Event
Chapter Council Fundraiser
Cultural Night Out
Sponsorship Opportunities
Exhibitor & Underwriter Opportunities