THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER AND SUBMIT YOUR BOOK IS
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2023!
As the crowning event of the library’s Local Author Program, the Showcase offers published authors an opportunity to present their work to a large audience of readers, publishers, and fellow book enthusiasts. On Friday, January 26, 2024, there will be a special reception to honor participating authors and officially unveil the exhibit. The exhibit will run the entire month of February in the beautiful San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common downtown.
For more information and to register, please visit the Library’s Local Author website (https://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/news-events/localauthors), and follow the instructions below:
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:
If you have registered online but not submitted a copy of your book, please do so asap.
For those who have yet to register, please keep reading:
1. Complete the online registration prior to submitting your book.
2. If you use a pen name, 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 drop off your book at the Central Library in the book-drop at the corner of J and 11th Streets or mail it inside a sealed manila envelope labeled:
Local Author Book
San Diego Public Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, Ca 92101-7416
If you have any questions or comments, please first see the FAQs (https://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/news-events/localauthors#questions). If your question is not addressed, send an email to email@example.com and it will be answered in the order received. (Be sure to add firstname.lastname@example.org to your contacts so that further correspondence does not end up in your junk mail.)