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57th Annual Local Author Showcase Submissions Welcome

18 Oct 2022 3:51 PM | Sandra Yeaman (Administrator)

Greetings San Diego County Authors

Did you publish a book or ebook in 2022?

If the answer is yes, and if you reside in San Diego County, you are invited to participate in the upcoming 57th Annual Local Author Showcase!

The registration period is September 9th to November 28th

As the crowning event of the library’s Local Author Program, the Showcase offers our published authors an opportunity to present their work to a large audience of readers, publishers, and fellow book people and residents. The event will run the entire month of February 2023 in the beautiful San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common. There will be a special reception to honor participating authors and officially unveil the exhibit to which authors and guests will be invited.

For information and to register, please visit the Library’s Local Author website, and follow the instructions below:

  1. Complete the online registration prior to submitting your book.
  2. If you use a pen name, please register under your pen name and NOT your real name.
  3. If your book is in both print and digital formats, submit the PRINT version only.
  4. All authors must submit a high-resolution photo of their book cover to complete registration. Accepted formats: JPG or PNG. No PDFs

After registering please send or drop off your book at the Central Library.

You may put your book in the Central Library’s book-drop at the corner of J and 11th Streets. If you choose that option, place the book inside a sealed manila envelope labeled:

“LOCAL AUTHOR BOOK”
SAN DIEGO PUBLIC LIBRARY
HUMANITIES DEPT. ATTN:
330 PARK BOULEVARD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101-7416

and remember:

LAST DAY TO REGISTER AND SUBMIT YOUR BOOK IS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2022

Be sure to add localauthor@sandiego.gov to your contacts so that further correspondence does not end up in your junk mail. If you have any questions or comments, please reply to this e-mail. Emails will be answered in the order they are received. Thank you and we appreciate your patience!


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