The Author Alley and BIPOC Author Showcase is the annual book fair of Loganberry Books. Loganberry is Buckeye proud. All local writers, writers native to Ohio, and writers who write books particular to Ohio are welcome to apply to participate.

The deadline for applications is June 30, 2021. The notification date is July 5, 2021. Each date is limited to 14 authors and will run from noon - 4:00 pm.  For 2021, the dates of The Author Alley and the BIPOC Author Showcase are as follows:

Saturday, August 7th: The BIPOC Author Showcase will feature writers who are black, indigenous, and people of color regardless of literary genre. Poets, novelists, memoirists, or any other written form are welcome to apply. The day will also feature readings from authors.

Saturday, August 14th: This day features all general fiction and genre fiction. There will be a mixture of adult, young adult, and middle grade writers.

Saturday, August 21st: This day features all non-fiction books, including memoir and self-help.

Saturday, August 28th: This day is for illustrated literature: art books, comic books, zines, graphic novels, children’s picture books.

Application Procedure

  • If you have questions and need additional information, join the Author Alley and BIPOC Slack Channel. Slack is a team collaboration and messaging app that will allow you to speak directly to me and pose questions. Read the Slack channel to see if your question was already answered.
  • Join the information session on Monday, May 10th at 7:00 pm on Zoom. (Meeting ID 834 3164 0086 Passcode 831064). I will cover all the event details. Your attendance will demonstrate your interest.
  • Submit your Author Alley and/or BIPOC Author Showcase application. The application deadline is June 30, 2021.  

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