Friday, May 4, 2012
Writers being sought for Tyler fall book festival
Last year the event attracted more than 60 authors and some 200 attendees.
TYLER The East Texas Book Fest, to be held at UT Tyler in September, has issued a call for applications to published authors. Writers who wish to display and sell their books to a book-loving audience should apply.
The one-day, six hour event will afford participants adequate time to talk to authors and browse their books during the event. Plus space, time, audience, and learning opportunities. The 2009, 2010, and 2011 East Texas Book Fests were very successful, with more than 60 authors and some 200 attendees, and the organizers aim to make the 2012 event even bigger and better.
East Texas Book Fest 2012
Registration fee is $35 for full 6-foot table space, payable only by selected authors. Registration fee covers table space, lunch, water and coffee. Deadline for application is June 30, 2012.
Complete details, plus a downloadable application form, are on the East Texas Book Fest website.
The book festival is organized by SALT, an organization of Smith county public libraries. and the UT Tyler Muntz Library. It is funded in part with grants from the Jr. League of Tyler and the East Texas Communities Foundation.