This event is held annually on Library grounds on the Saturday of the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts.
The application is typically sent out in February/March, with acceptance notifications sent out in April/May.
20 authors/illustrators/vendors will be accepted. Genre representation will be curated to offer a broad visitor experience.
To allow for more authors and creators, please plan to supply your own table (6' or 8'), chair(s), and pop-up tent (10'x10').
Staff/volunteers will be available to watch tents for 10-15 min. breaks, though will not be permitted to perform sales.
Snacks, drinks, and lunch will not be provided.
A dedicated professional website is required. Social media pages will not be counted as such.
Priority will be given to the authors/illustrators in the Centre County area and the surrounding counties.
Priority will be given to authors and creators whose works have accumulated a number of positive reviews, and recently published.
Cost: $60 per space.
Please email us with any questions or to have your name added to the application list at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Status: The application period for 2023 BookFestPA is closed. The lot has been filled.