Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Bookfest will feature "Authors' Fair"

From a Wyoming State Library press release:

The Wyoming State Library is looking for authors interested in participating in the Authors’ Fair for the 2009 Book Festival.

The 2009 Wyoming Book Festival will be held at Lions Park in Cheyenne from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept, 19. The festival will have eight featured authors in addition to an Author’s Fair.

“The Authors’ Fair is a great chance for authors to get the word out about their work and participate in the festival,” says Tina Lackey, Publications and Marketing Manager for the Wyoming State Library

Authors can sign up for a 15-minute slot to showcase their work. There is no fee for the Authors’ Fair. Authors may sell books and do book signings within this allotted time. Authors participating in the Authors’ Fair will not have their books sold by book festival vendors. However, for a fee, authors may sign up as a festival vendor.

Cheyenne East High School DECA Chapter is coordinating vendors for the festival. They are donating all money earned from vendors to Muscular Dystrophy.

For more information the Authors’ Fair, contact Lesley Lipska at (307) 777-7283 or llipsk@state.wy.us. To become a vendor contact Manuel Flores at East High School, (307) 771-2663, floresm@laramie1.k12.wy.us.

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