Book festival needs local authors

MATTHEW ALFORD OW INTERN | 2/23/2018, 3:43 p.m.

The city of Palmdale is looking for local authors

to participate in the third annual ARTown & Book

Festival scheduled for Saturday, April 28.

“If you are a published author, live in Palmdale

or the Antelope Valley, and would be interested in

selling your books and possibly speaking for a few

minutes about your work, then we’d love to have

you as part of this festival,” said Robert Shupe,

library director.

Each selected author will be provided a table,

chair and shade for a specified length of time during

the festival.

Interested persons should apply via email to

pcl@cityofpalmdale.org by March 15 with the following


• Author’s name, phone number and email


• Title(s), genre(s) and brief synopsis of books

to be promoted

• Dates and names of publishers of books to be


• Would you be interested in speaking about

and/or reading from your works during a short (10

minute) presentation.

For more information, contact Janet McLagan at

(661) 267-5226.