Apply


Authors and illustrators who are interested in participating: please complete the brief interest form below by June 1, 2023.

After submitting the form, applicants will receive an email confirmation. If you don’t receive a confirmation or if you have any questions, please reach out to bookfestival@princetonlibrary.org.


Princeton Children's Book Festival Application

Please note: The Princeton Children's Book Festival will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2023 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Hinds Plaza, adjacent to the Princeton Public Library. It is a free, outdoor, rain or shine event.

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Author/Illustrator Contact Information

Name*
If your application is accepted, your name will be published in all of our promotional materials (brochures, website, press releases, etc.) exactly as entered, so please confirm that spelling, capitalization, and punctuation are correct.
Email*
All festival communications will be sent to this email.
Mailing Address
Please indicate the best number to use when trying to reach you.

Agent/Assistant/Publicist Contact Information

Please let us know if you have an agent, assistant or publicist who should be included in any of our communications.
Agent/Assistant/Publicist Name

Select Works

Eligibility

2023 Princeton Children's Book Festival participants should have a book released in 2022-2023. In addition to this recent book, you may list two titles that you would like to have available for sales. Our booksellers will supply titles for the event, and they will do their best to fulfill your request.

Please note: Due to limited space, we cannot include self-published titles, including works published through a vanity or joint venture press, a subsidy publisher, a print-on-demand service, or by the author of the book.

Most Recent Book*

Please include your 2023 title here. List street date if known.

Book Title
Publishing Date
Street Date
Publisher
Additional Titles

Click the + to list additional titles you would like to have at your table. Due to availability and space, we may not be able to have all requested titles on the day of the event, and quantities may be limited.

Book Title
Publishing Date
Publisher
 

Other Information

Please provide additional information and materials to be used in our marketing if your application is accepted.
Social Media
Instagram
TikTok
Twitter
Please provide a high resolution, print-quality head shot in JPG format.
Accepted file types: jpg, Max. file size: 50 MB.
Please provide a high resolution book cover in JPG format. 50MB maximum file size.
Drop files here or
Accepted file types: jpg, Max. file size: 50 MB, Max. files: 5.