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Indie Author Day, Blue Mountains Public Library and Depot, October 14th

29/09/17
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The Blue Mountain Public Library is proud to announce that it will be participating in the annual Indie Author Day celebration by hosting a free public event on Saturday October 14, 2017 at LE Shore Memorial Library.

The Craigleith Heritage Depot Writer’s Fair offers independent writers and authors a free opportunity to present their work.  Table space will be provided to showcase writing, book sales, to give writers a chance to connect with an audience and other authors, and present a short work in-person through a reading.  There will be a display of historical authors and publishers, as well as a resource area for local writers.  The fair runs at LE Shore Memorial Library from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm as a drop-in. 

At 2:00pm a presentation will be given by Ashley Green about her work of as a successful independent children’s book author. 

This event will be part of the second annual Indie Author Day celebration. Last year, nearly 300 libraries hosted thousands of authors across the United States and Canada. This is an opportunity for the indie community to come together at the library; to help local self-published and independent authors get discovered, and for readers to find new books written by fellow community members.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will enrich their programming with this event.  The Indie Author Day community offers programming on the indieauthorday.com website to help libraries and authors stay connected throughout the year.

WHEN: October 14, 2017 12-2:00pm Writer’s Fair, 2- 4:00pm Ashley Green Presentation

WHERE: LE Shore Memorial Library, Thornbury

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Independent Authors, readers, writers, patrons of the arts, you!

WHAT TO EXPECT: This event will bring local authors, patrons and readers together to learn more about indie publishing from industry experts.

For more information about the event, www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca.

This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between Community Foundation Grey Bruce, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.

News Release contact:

The Blue Mountains Public Library

519-599-3681

libraryinfo@thebluemountains.ca

www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

 

 

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