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Celebrate Indie Author Day with the Corona Public Library!

Post Date:09/29/2017 2:15 PM

Library Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                       
September 29, 2017

CORONA, CA–The Corona Public Library, in partnership with the Inlandia Institute, will participate in the annual Indie Author Day celebration by hosting an event on Oct. 14, 2017. This event will offer the opportunity for independent authors of the Inland Empire to host a vendor table, share their work with others, and attend panels and workshops throughout the day.

This event will be part of the second annual Indie Author Day event, and the 4th annual Indie Author Fair hosted by the Inlandia Institute. Last year, nearly 300 libraries hosted thousands of authors across the United States and Canada. This year, high participation is expected again. This is an opportunity for the indie community to come together in the library to help local self-published and independent authors get discovered and for readers to find new books written by fellow community members. In addition to the activities that will be happening locally, the Corona Public library will enrich their programming with selected workshop videos produced by Indie Author Day sponsors from around the world.

Details on Corona Public Library’s Indie Author Day event:

WHEN: Saturday, October 14th 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Corona Public Library 650 S. Main Street, Corona CA 92882
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Anyone interested in writing and publishing.
WHAT TO EXPECT: This event will bring local authors and patrons together to learn more about indie publishing from industry experts.

Speakers will include Jessica Watterson (Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency), Timothy Green (Rattle Magazine), Marj Charlier (Sunacumen Press), Mark Givens (Pelekinesis Press), Nikia Chaney (Inlandia Literary Laureate), and Pat Murkland who will share their experiences in the industry. A panel of experts will also be discussing why joining a writer’s organization may be a good option. Authors can pitch their books during the “Sound Bytes” portion of the conference.

If you would like to learn more about this event or would like to host a vendor table, please call Sarah Nolan at 951-736-2377 or email

About the City of Corona: Corona is located adjacent to Orange County California at the junction of the 91 and 15 freeways with a population of more than 160,000 residents. For more information regarding the City of Corona visit

Abigail Schellberg
Assistant Library & Recreation Services Director, City of Corona

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