Author’s Application FormPlease review the application guidelines before submitting your application. Application GuidelinesStep 1 of 3 - Author Information0%Confirm GuidelinesConfirm Guidelines*Please confirm that you have read the Application Guidelines. I acknowledge that my application conforms to the guidelines.Author's Contact InformationName*Please provide preferred name for promotional publication. Mr.Mrs.MissMs.Dr.Prof.Rev. Prefix First Middle Last Suffix Email* Enter Email Confirm Email We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and we will not provide your personal information to any third party individual, government agency, or company at any time unless compelled to do so by law.Phone*Location* City State / Province / Region Travel DetailsHow do you plan to travel to this event?*We provide shuttle service to and from Nashville airport (BNA) if requested.FlyDriveShuttle Service Needed?*If shuttle service is needed, you will be prompted by the Coordinator via email to provide flight information in early April.YesNoPromotional ContentAuthor's Biography*Please note entries will be edited for length for web and print publication.Author's Headshot ImagePlease provide a headshot image for use in web and print publication for this event. 5MB maximum file size.Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.Social Media & WebFacebook Page or Profile Twitter Profile Instagram Profile Author's Website Other Website Additional ContactsWould you like us to coordinate with your publicist?*YesNoPublicist's Name* First Last Publicist's Email* We will send them a copy of your application if you provide an email.We are committed to keeping provided e-mail addresses confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and we will not provide your personal information to any third party individual, government agency, or company at any time unless compelled to do so by law.Publicist's Phone Book InformationYour featured title will be the primary title associated with your profile at this event. We will attempt to include it on web and print materials when promoting your attendance. The featured title should be recently published (within 1 year), available through a national distributor (e.g., Ingram and Baker & Taylor), and coded as returnable through the distributor with an ISBN and a bar code.Self-published titles and works published through a vanity or joint venture press, a subsidy publisher, a print-on-demand service, or by the author of the book, will be only accepted on a case-by-case basis.Barnes & Noble Booksellers partners with this event and handles all book ordering and on-site sales. Unless notified, you will NOT need to supply your own books for sale. We will stock plenty of your featured title along with a selected backlist. You will have the opportunity later in this application to specify a preferred backlist.Featured BookBook Title*ISBN*Publisher*Book Cover ImagePlease provide a book cover image for use in web and print publication for this event. 5MB maximum file size.Book Genre*-- Select a Genre --Children'sMiddle GradesYoung AdultFictionNonfictionPoetryBook Sub-Genre-- Select a Sub-Genre --Biography/AutobiographyContemporaryEssaysFantasyHistorical FictionHumorMemoirMysterySci-FiShort StoryThriller/SuspensePlease Confirm* You have indicated you are an author of children’s, middle grades, or young adult books. Check here to acknowledge that you will be available to sign and sell books both Friday and Saturday.Book Description*Please note entries will be edited for length for web and print publication.Additional Published WorksBacklist TitlesPlease provide backlist titles you would also like to have available (include ISBNs and genre). Additional lines can be added by clicking the "Add another row" + button to the right of each line below.TitleISBN:Genre: Writing Workshops: Kentucky Writers ConferenceSponsored by Dollar GeneralThis year, writing workshops will occur both Friday and Saturday as part of our annual Kentucky Writers Conference. These sessions are writing-intensive and can focus on specific details about writing, publishing, editing, character development, etc. The Coordinator will contact you with more details should you want to teach. See Kentucky Writers Conference for more information and schedule details.Workshops are group sessions (30-75 people) that last approximately 1 hour. Presentation technology is available in the classrooms. Each room has a projector, Windows PC, and VGA laptop display connection. We encourage interactive presentations. Unfortunately we do not have the staffing to provide individual tech support for your presentations. Handouts can printed beforehand by the Book Fest coordinator if requested at least 2 weeks prior to the event.There are a limited number of panels and workshop sessions available. If selected to participate, the coordinator will contact you directly.Are you interested in teaching a writing workshop for adults during the KY Writers Conference?*YesNoWhich days will you be available to teach?*Please check all that apply. Friday SaturdayProposed Workshop Title(s)*Workshop Description(s)*Please provide a short description of a workshop topic.Panels & Workshops: Teen & Children's Day (Friday)Teen & Children's Day is a Friday only event for illustrators and authors of children's literature (picture books, middle grade, young adult, etc.). Authors will make presentations, sign copies of their books, and be available to discuss their work one-on-one with elementary through high school age students. Authors who participate in Teen & Children's Day are invited to sign and sell books both Friday and Saturday.Panels are ~1 hour sessions for 4-5 authors to discuss and interact with general attendees. Workshops are ~1.5 hour interactive writing sessions with 10-50 middle to high school age students.There are a limited number of panels and workshop sessions available. If selected to participate, the coordinator will contact you directly.Would you like to participate in a panel on Teen & Children’s Day (Friday)?*YesNoWhat ideas for Teen & Children’s Day panel topics do you have?*Would you like to teach a workshop on Teen & Children’s Day (Friday)?*YesNoWhat ideas for Teen & Children’s Day workshop topics do you have?*Panels: Saturday (All Audiences)Panels on Saturday are ~1 hour sessions for authors to discuss their work and interact with general attendees. Discussions typically last 45 minutes with a 15 minute Q&A with the audience at the end of each session. Panels are hosted by volunteer moderators with 4-5 authors addressing groups of 30-75 people.There are a limited number of panels sessions available. If selected to participate, the coordinator will contact you directly.Would you like to participate in a panel on Saturday?*Panel discussions are 45 minutes long plus a 15 minute Q&A with the audience. Up to six authors are grouped together according to topic/genre. These sessions are meant to be fun and interactive. Provide your ideas below.YesNoWhat ideas for panel topics do you have?*Panel & Workshop Feedback:Do you have an author you’d like to team up with or suggest we invite to this event?*YesNoSuggested Author's Name* First Last Suggested Author's Email* We will invite them to apply if you provide an email.We are committed to keeping provided e-mail addresses confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and we will not provide your personal information to any third party individual, government agency, or company at any time unless compelled to do so by law.Additional SuggestionsCAPTCHA This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.