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Fairfax County, Virginia

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Jessica Hudson,
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Virginia Libraries Launch Local Author Contest

 

Fairfax County Public Library supports its creative community through programming, meeting spaces, and our Local Author Program. Now, in partnership with Library Journal and Biblioboard, we are proud to facilitate submissions to the Virginia Author Project Contest in further support of our writers.

 
 
 
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This project accepts submissions of adult and young adult fiction to be recognized as the top indie-published eBooks in Virginia. Submissions are accepted from April 1 through May 31.

Please help us promote this contest by sharing this information with any writers or writers groups that you know.

The winners of the contest will receive:

  • $500 each in adult and young adult categories
  • Honors at the 2021 spring Independent Author Project (IAP) Reception
  • Opportunities to promote their book(s) at Virginia public libraries
  • Inclusion in a full-page print spread in Library Journal
  • Opportunities to earn royalties through the IAP Select collection

Each book submitted to the contest must be:

  • Indie-published
  • In an adult fiction or young adult fiction genre
  • Written by a Virginia resident
  • Available in either ePUB or PDF file

For more information and to submit your book, please visit the contest website.

Good luck!

Virginia Author Project in partnership with Library Journal and Biblioboard

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