Calgary Children’s Book Fair and Conference

Spaces at the Calgary Children’s Book Fair and Conference are filling up fast. To book your table, please contact Simon Rose at

This event, featuring children’s authors and illustrators, will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2009, from 10 am to 4 pm, at Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Centre in NW Calgary. The Book Fair and Conference will be held in conjunction with the first annual Calgary Children’s Fiction Writing Award.

Please note that the event is open to authors from outside the Calgary area and exhibitors are welcome from other parts of Alberta and across Canada, if
they are able to be in Calgary for the event. All authors will be required to bring their own books to sell and handle all their own sales. The cost for a table at the event is $50 for early registration before June 30 and $60 after that date. All participants will be asked to donate books for prize draws.

There will be a schedule of readings throughout the event and all participants should have the opportunity to read from their work and answer questions from the audience. The conference will feature forty-five minute sessions on a variety of topics, from illustrators, editors, publishers, marketing and promotion. Those interested in being a presenter shoudl contact Simon. Please note that you must be an exhibitor in order to present and that a limited number of slots are available.

For further details or to book your space at what promises to be a great event, please contact Simon Rose at