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Just Read Local Author Fair

​Arizona authors are welcome to submit an application to exhibit bound, print copies of their books at 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. All genres welcome! 


Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(setup at 10 a.m.)


Burton Barr Central Library

1221 N. Central Ave., 85004 

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LAF final 2019 app and rules
Online application and rules and requirements

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 Tuesday, September 3.  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 Tuesday, September 3 at 9 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, September 9.

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