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December 19, 2022

Call for Authors for the 2023 HEPL Local Author Fair

The Hamilton East Public Library (HEPL) is excited to announce the date for the annual Local Author Fair in 2023. The HEPL Local Author Fair will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 1:00 to 4:00pm at the FORUM Events Center (11313 USA Pkwy, Fishers, IN 46037).

Join 40+ local adult, YA, and children’s authors and literary organizations at this open house-style event. Authors will be available for book sales and signings. New this year: Indiana Writers Center will be onsite to lead free writing workshops during the Local Author Fair (details to be announced). There will be chances to win book bundles and other prizes! No entry fee; registration not required. 


Are you an author living in central Indiana or a literary organization who would like to apply for free booth space at this community event? Read on! 

Application deadline: Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 11:59pm Eastern. 

Authors selected to participate will be notified on or after February 20, 2023. Please do not apply if you cannot commit to the entire 4-hour window on the day of the fair. 

Complete details are outlined in the author application form. 

Click here to apply – Application opens on December 19, 2022. 

Scan to apply beginning December 19, 2022. 





Event Information for Interested Authors 

Venue: FORUM Events Center, 11313 USA Parkway, Fishers, IN 46037.

Event Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023 

Event Time: 1:00-4:00pm Eastern (authors arrive for setup at 12:00pm, teardown not permitted until 3:45pm)