Interested local authors are invited to submit an application to participate in our Local Author Fair during our Summer Reading Kickoff, planned for 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2024, at Tabb Library. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, and accepted applicants will be notified by Friday, March 22.
The deadline for submission of the application is Friday, March 15. There are a limited number of spaces are available. We are only accepting authors/illustrators from the following localities: York County, Poquoson, City of Newport News, City of Hampton, City of Williamsburg, James City County, Gloucester Point, and Gloucester County. Authors will be notified of their inclusion in the event by Friday, March 22. There is no fee to participate. The library will provide one table and two chairs.
By typing your name in the space above, the applicant agrees that if chosen, they will have their book(s) or handouts set up 30 minutes prior to the event opening to the public. The applicant also agrees to be solely responsible for the transport, set up, and supervision of all materials. Participants are encouraged to sell their books and can keep 100% of their sales. York County Public Library staff will not handle sales of any materials and cannot give change.
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