Indiana University Press will host the third annual Quarry Festival of Books on Saturday, October 13. The festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dunn Meadow on the Indiana University Bloomington campus, and is sponsored by Bloom Magazine and WFIU/WTIU.
Over 25 authors of fiction and general interest titles will be present to autograph books and meet readers with more than 100 individual books available for purchase. The festival will include special giveaways, discounts on books, book readings and events, and a coloring area.
New this year, the Festival will accept applications from regional authors to participate in the event. Space is limited, and participants will be selected by the Quarry Festival Committee. If accepted, authors may reserve their space at the festival for $15. The application period will remain open until midnight on July 15. Interested authors are invited to apply.
“Indianapolis and several other large cities around the country regularly host book festivals to provide local residents a chance to meet and talk to authors,” said Dave Hulsey, Associate Director of Indiana University Press. “With the thriving publishing community in Bloomington, we believe our community would appreciate the same opportunity.”
The Quarry Festival of Books will be the same day as IU Homecoming. It will be a tented event.
The list of authors participating in the event will be published by July 30. Join our Facebook event to keep up-to-date on the latest news.