Signing Author Application for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 2017

Current LARA-RWA members are eligible to apply for one of a limited number of signing slots at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on April 22 and 23, 2017.

Authors will sign at the RWA booth. Signing slots are two hours long. Authors are free to sell or give away books according to their preference.

This year’s participation fee as a signing author, if selected, is $55.

Applications will be accepted until midnight Pacific time on Feb. 28, 2017.

LARA’s signing authors will be selected using and notified on March 1, 2017.

Authors will have one week to pay the fee after notification of being chosen. If the fee is not paid by the end of the week, they will lose their space and another author will be chosen randomly.

Cancellation Policy: If you are chosen to sign, but for some reason must cancel, you must notify the LARA RWA Committee Chairs for Los Angeles Festival of Books in writing. If your cancellation request is received on or before April 7, 2017, your fee will be refunded less a $10 servicing fee. If you must cancel after April 7, 2017, any refund will be dependent on whether another author can be found by the Committee Chairs to replace you. There will be no refund for authors who do not show up or who cancel on or after April 15, 2017.

To apply, please fill out the form below.

LAFOB Author Lottery
**By choosing Yes, I certify that my LARA-RWA membership is PAID FOR THE CURRENT YEAR. (If you are chosen and your LARA or RWA membership lapses, your space will be forfeited and reassigned.)
***Yes means that I am available to VOLUNTEER FOR A TWO-HOUR SLOT at the Festival of Books in addition to signing books.