Author! Author! How to Find One, Host One, and Make Your Library THE Go-to Place for Author Events

Organize and implement successful author programs in libraries of all types, sizes and budgets. 

1 hour, 7 minutes

Get answers to all of your questions about creating successful author programs for adults from experts at Random House, Inc., Macmillan, and HarperCollins Publishers. Learn who to contact at publishing houses, how far in advance you need to plan, if speaking fees are negotiable, how your library can be included in an author tour, and more.


Virginia Stanley, director of library marketing, HarperCollins publishers

Elizabeth Fabian, associate director, Random House Library Marketing Department

Lisa Casper, program liason, Highlands Ranch Library, Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries