Calling all Published Alaskan Authors!
Don't miss the chance to sell your book and meet new readers at the first annual Great Alaska Book Fair, a collaboration between the Alaska Writers Guild, Alaska Pacific University (APU), and 49 Writers to celebrate Alaska Book Week.
The Great Alaska Book Fair
will take place in Anchorage on Saturday, October 12, 10:00am to 5:00pm in the atrium of Carr-Gottstein Hall on the APU campus.
All published Alaskan authors in the realm of creative writing are invited to participate. The fee for a Book Fair table is $20 for a half-table and $35 for a full table. Table set-up will take place the evening of Friday, October 11th from 5:00pm - 6:00pm. Authors must be residents of Alaska but your books do not need to be about or take place in Alaska. You will be responsible for selling your own books either the author or your representative must be present at all times. The event will be free and open to the public.
Highlights include guest speaker
Don Rearden, Author of The Raven’s Gift
in APU's Grant Hall Theatre
on Friday, October 11 at 7:30pm
As well as author readings and workshops throughout the day on Saturday in the Carr-Gottstein building.
Don't miss the Thursday evening workshop with editor Ali McCart of Indigo Editing & Publications,
"The New World of Publishing"
The publishing industry is changing, and authors are taking note. Print-on-demand technology, ebooks, and the rise of online bookstores have made self-publishing an alluring process to many. But is it right for you? This workshop is specifically designed to give authors a clear picture of what each publishing path involves and tips for determining which path is best for you and your book. Workshop fees are $35 for Alaska Writers Guild and 49 Writers Members, $50 for Non-Members.