(This news courtesy of George Lies WVW eNEWS -- August 3, 2009)
The 2009 National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress, will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2009, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., between 7th and 14th streets from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The festival is free and open to the public. Check web
site at http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/
Please alert your great network of writing contacts that the West Virginia Center for the Book will have a table at the National Book Festival on Sept 26 and would love to promote as many West Virginia writers as possible.
Deadline for mailing materials: August 26.
Send Promotional Materials to:
Karen Goff, Director
Library Development Services
West Virginia Library Commission
1900 Kanawha Blvd., E.
Charleston, WV 25305
Writers should have promotional materials to Karen Goff no later than August 25 so we can ship everything off to DC.
Just a reminder, slick, colorful items move best. Information photocopied on 8 * x 11 paper - even colored paper - does not move.
This year*s featured title is Anna Smucker*s Golden Delicious, A Cinderella Apple Story.
CONTACT: Karen at Karen.E.Goff@wv.gov
General Festival Information
Phone: (888) 714-4696
The Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20540-1400