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Book Lovers! Authors’ Faire Is Coming

OAKHURST — Are you an author or do you want to be an author? Do you love to read? The Oakhurst Library will be hosting their 3rd annual Authors’ Faire on Saturday, Sept. 24. The event has become so popular with our mountain communities, say organizers, the library decided to move it to a bigger venue after more than 200 people attended in 2015.

This year’s event will be held at the Oakhurst Community Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library has invited Central Sierra writers, publishers, editors, illustrators and various writing groups to come to attend.

The general public is invited to meet the authors, buy signed copies of their books, and learn about writing and today’s publishing industry. If you’ve got a story in mind, says volunteer coordinator Monica McClanahan, this is an opportunity to talk to publishing professionals about story ideas.

“If you love to read, come and meet these Central Valley writers. They’ll be happy to tell you about their newest books and sign one of them for you,” Monica promises.

Writers can register for the event at

“We have arranged with several literary professionals to make presentations about marketing yourself and your books. We are also going to videotape author interviews and post them on our event’s new website,” Monica adds. “A number of local businesses have donated raffle prizes and the drawings will start at the intermission scheduled for noon. The library has arranged for food to be available so guests can stay for lunch.”

For questions about this special presentation, please call the library at (559) 683-4838 or email

Time for the 3rd Annual Authors’ Faire on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

10:00AM – 3:00PM

Oakhurst Community Center
39800 Road 425B
Oakhurst, CA 93644

We’ve outgrown our space and have expanded to a larger location!
Come join us for this exciting writers’ event.
• Network with fellow authors
• Sell your books, gain new readers
• Learn from industry professionals
We’ve added video-taped author interviews,
which will be available on our website all year long!

10:00 – 12:00 Networking and sell books
12:00 – 12:30 Raffles and Intermission
12:30 – 3:00 Presentations

How to promote your book on radio/TV
How to self-edit your books
How to market yourself AND your books

$5.00 Donation Includes:
2.5’ x 4’ table
Basic table signage
Name tag

Special notes: You can donate a book to our raffle!
To reserve your table:
Questions? Call the library at 559-683-4838 or
email Monica McClanahan at

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