Call for Authors 2019

NEIBA 2019 Fall Conference

October 2-4, 2019

Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI

Keynote – 1 Author spot (75 books requested)
Author Reception 22-25 author spots (75 books requested)

Children’s Books Author/Illustrator Breakfast – 3 Author spots (125 books requested)

Breakfast with Authors – 3 Adult/ 1 Children’s Author spots (125 books requested)
Bookseller Luncheon – 1 keynote author (75 books requested)


Meal Event – $1,000 which includes $100 for bookseller scholarships.

Author Reception – $375 which includes $60 for booksellers scholarships.


Author appearances for Keynote, meal events, and Author Reception are by NEIBA committee review and invitation, and are only open to publishers represented at the Fall Conference. We do not accept submissions directly from authors.

Please be sure your author(s) is available before you submit their name. If they become unavailable please let Ali ( know so they can be removed from consideration.

We welcome authors with new books from your Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 lists. When submitting authors please include a brief description of the title (including pub date) and a short bio of the author.

 Submission deadline – June 14, 2019

Please send your author submissions and
any questions to