Monday, January 9, 2012

2012 @DaytonBookExpo: Call for Authors and Sponsors

Dayton Book Expo - Where book lovers connect

Dayton Book Expo

Where book lovers connect 
Greetings, Fellow Author!

It's time for another exciting year of literary fun at the third annual Dayton Book Expo (DBE). Our dedicated book lovers are looking forward to meeting you. This means an opportunity for you to showcase and autograph your books at this fabulous event where hundreds of book lovers connect! The photo above is an aerial view of last year's Dayton Book Expo!

The all-day event - which is free and open to the public - includes panel discussions for aspiring authors, activities for children at the Kidz Zone, spoken word and book signings!
Can't wait to see you!

Valerie J. Lewis Coleman
Dayton Book Expo, co-founder
Saturday, April 28, 2012
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sinclair Community College
Ponitz Conference Center (Building 12)
444 West Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
In This Issue
Our Mission
2012 Sponsors
Previous Sponsors
Meet Dayton's Book Lovers
Encourage a Young Reader
Our Mission
Our purpose is to promote and encourage literacy in our community
Confirmed Sponsors

Sinclair Community College
Indiana Wesleyan University
Antioch University Midwest
Dayton Daily News
Dayton Weekly News
WCSU 88.9 FM
WFCJ 93.7 FM
WYSO 91.3 FM

Meet Dayton's Book Lovers
A Call for Authors
Tables are only for authors. Set-up begins at 9:00 AM. Tables must be completely set-up by 10:30 AM. The DBE begins promptly at 11:00 AM.
NOTE: One author per table. Floor displays must be positioned behind the author table. Table-top displays cannot exceed 24" in height.

Your participation includes
  • One table (not skirted) and two chairs
  • Listing in the DBE booklet (8.5" x 11" color)
  • One access pass to the DBE Hospitality Room for breakfast and lunch
  • One parking pass
  • Event-day sales reported to New York Times
  • Online presence at
  • Inclusion in the DBE Awards:
    • Genre-specific winners - based on event-day sales - will receive a plaque, book medallions and listing for a year at
    • Titles distributed through will be posted on the DBE Virtual Bookstore. Annual top sellers will be spotlighted at the 2013 event.

DBE is providing additional promotional opportunities including featured-author ads in the booklet, cover images on 10,000 postcards and new release celebration party.

Space is limited, so click here to register today and save $50! 
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Sinclair Community CollegeEncourage a Young Reader
Be a DBE Sponsor 
We invite you to collaborate with us on this great endeavor. Your involvement will assist us in hosting a successful literary event and provide your company with an opportunity to support book lovers in the City of Dayton.

For details, contact us at 513.265.9412 or email

Where book lovers connect! 

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