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Just Read Local Author Fair

​Arizona authors are welcome to submit an application to exhibit at the Phoenix Public Library's Just Read Local Author Fair. Authors can feature selected titles available for purchasing and signing plus promote their published works and meet members of the community.


Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(setup at 10 a.m.)


Burton Barr Central Library

1221 N. Central Ave., 85004 

​Eligibility Requirements

You must be an Arizona-based author and have bound, print copies of your book (traditional or self-published) to sell at the fair. All genres are welcome. Phoenix Public Library staff are not allowed to participate as authors.

Application and Book Submission

In addition to your application, one copy of your book must be submitted to the Phoenix Public Library collection development department by Monday, September 17.  All titles will be evaluated by the library staff and the library reserves the right to determine titles that will be included. Due to space requirements we cannot accept all applicants. Book titles do not have to currently be available in the library collection for participation and acceptance to the fair does not guarantee that tiles will be added to the library collection.

Please submit your application and deliver your book or books to Burton Barr Central Library by Monday, September 17 at 5 p.m.. Late submissions will not be accepted. Books can be mailed or delivered to Jeriann Thacker, Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix AZ, 85004. Please review the library's open hours.

Please read the entire list of rules and requirements, including information on book sales here before submitting your application. If you are selected to participate in the fair, you will be notified by phone by Monday, October 1.

Application and guidelines.pdf

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