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Local Author Fair

Dakota County Library is looking for local authors, illustrators, publishers and literary agents to be part of the third Local Author Fair. The fair is an opportunity for authors and book creators to showcase their work, discuss and sell their books, network with one another and learn more about writing and the publishing business.

The fair will be held on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 from 1-4 p.m. in the Western Service Center atrium, adjacent to the Galaxy Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.

Authors and publishers interested in participating must apply to participate. Application and a copy of a published work by the author must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015.

Applications may be emailed to tami.richardson@co.dakota.mn.us or dropped off or mailed to any Dakota County Library branch. A maximum of 40 participants will be chosen to display a variety of genres and intended audiences. There is no cost to apply or participate.

Those selected will be notified by Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. If accepted, the library will need a high-resolution photo of the author and at least one book cover image.

Download an application.


Last updated: 7/22/2015 3:37 AM