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San Diego County Library Local Author Showcase
Did you publish a book or ebook in 2020?
If the answer is yes, and if you reside in San Diego County, you are invited to participate in the upcoming
55th Annual Local Author Showcase!
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 2021 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, visit the Library’s 
Local Author website, and please note the following:
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
Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, we are requesting authors to send their books by mail to the Central Library.
SAN DIEGO PUBLIC LIBRARYHUMANITIES DEPT. ATTN: LINDA L. BRAWLEY
330 PARK BOULEVARD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101-7416
If this option presents a hardship, 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”
LAST DAY TO REGISTER AND SUBMIT YOUR BOOK IS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2020
 
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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