Books in Boothbay 2020 – Authors

Books in Boothbay 2020

July 11, 2020, 9 AM – 1:00 PM, Boothbay Railway Village

Books in Boothbay gathers contemporary Maine authors from around the state (and those with a connection to the Pine Tree State) for an afternoon of meeting fans and fellow authors in celebration of Maine’s literary heritage.

Authors eligible to apply should live, write, or have a connect to the state of Maine, and have had a book published within the last 18 months prior to the fair (special circumstances will be evaluated on a case by case basis by the Books in Boothbay Committee). To be considered as a selling author for Books in Boothbay 2020 please fill out the application form below.

2020 Books In Boothbay - Author Application

Authors are accepted on a rolling basis. Authors who are selected by the Books in Boothbay Committee will be notified by April 1, 2020. Applications will not be considered after May 1, 2020.
  • Authors having published within the last 18 months may be prioritized for inclusion.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Please submit a short bio:
  • Please submit the following images:

    1) A photo of you
    2) Dust jackets of your current book, and of any others you wish to sell at the event.

    Please note: You may upload PDF packages; if you have a pre-fab marketing package that must be emailed, you may send it to with the subject "BIB 2020."

    Drop files here or
  • Important! All books sold at the event are supplied by Sherman's Bookstores. Titles entered here will be ordered by Sherman's and delivered to the event.

    Click the + to add additional titles. 7 titles max.

  • If you were an attendee at last year's Books in Boothbay (2019), please provide any suggestions that you feel would improve the author experience at this event: