NaNoWriMo Local Author Fair & Creative Writing Workshop Sign Up

This year, instead of holding the typical Local Author Fair, the Winona Public Library is hosting a NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Local Author Fair and Creative Writing Workshop.  The Library is looking for local book authors to have a booth at the fair and/or hold a 15 minute to one-hour session for the creative writing workshop.

Space is limited, so local authors are encouraged to sign up soon for your chance to participate in the NaNoWriMo Local Author Fair and Creative Writing Workshop which will take place on Saturday, November 4th from 10AM-12PM at the Winona Public Library.  Authors are allowed to sell, sign, and visit with people about their books at the fair.  Authors doing workshops must get the workshop pre-approved by the library.

Further details:

  • All genre authors are invited but space and time is limited. (Only 12 available spots.)
  • Authors must live within a one-hour radius of Winona, MN.
  • This is a free event.  The library will not pay a fee to the author, and the author will not pay a fee to participate.
  • Authors may come set-up their area between 9-10AM on Saturday, November 4th. 
  • Each author will have a table.
  • Workshop proposals can range.  Examples of workshops include Poetry Writing, Memoir Writing, Short Stories, Fantasy and Sci-Fi Writing, etc.
  • Authors will not be allowed to submit a workshop proposal after 5PM on Monday, October 2nd.
  • Authors are mentioned in promotional items if applications are submitted by 5PM on Monday, October 2nd.  Authors signing up after this date will qualify under “And More” on all PR.

To participate in the round table, please use the following link and fill out necessary information: WPLAuthorRoundTable.   If you have any questions, please contact the Reference Department at the Winona Public Library at (507) 452-4860.