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Books in Boothbay Author Information 2022

2022 Books In Boothbay - Author Application

Thank you for your interest in joining us for the 18th Annual Books in Boothbay!

Date: July 9, 2022
Location: Railway Village Museum in Boothbay

Applications are Due by May 1. Authors will be notified by May 6.

This year’s festival will again have two cohorts of authors, a morning group, and an afternoon group so that we have space to practice physical distancing.

We will keep our eyes on public health, we will adjust accordingly as the event draws nearer. Thank you for being a part of Maine’s vibrant literary tradition!

  • Authors having published within 2021-2022 may be prioritized for inclusion.
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  • This year Books in Boothbay will have two sessions, a morning session 9:00 - Noon, and an afternoon session from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. We will do our best to accommodate your preference.
  • 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 2022."

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    Max. file size: 50 MB.
    • 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. 5 titles max.

    • If you were an attendee at last year's Books in Boothbay (2021), please provide any suggestions that you feel would improve the author experience at this event: