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Indie Author Day

Indie Author Day In-Person

The Library is pleased to participate in the national "Indie Author Day" effort that connects independent writers with their local libraries and writing communities.  If you are a writer, author, or want to become one, this FREE event is for you!

This year’s Indie Author Day program will feature local speakers, video from national Indie Author Day experts, meet and greet networking time and more.  It is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 

Free coffee and networking 9:30-10 a.m.; presentations and Q&A 10 a.m.-12 noon. The program will take place in the Downtown Library's Auditorium which can be accessed from its own entrance on Clinton Street between Washington and Ellicott Streets.

Indie Author Day schedule includes:

9:30-10:00 a.m.  Light refreshments and networking, Auditorium lobby  

10:00 a.m.   Welcome and opening remarks  

Featured speakers:

Author Jeff Z. Klein, Book ‘Em, Dano: The Ins and Outs of Getting Published

Author Brian Hayden, Discovering 111 Stories in Buffalo

Author Kenyana David

Panel discussion:  Christina M. Abt, Lisa Jacobs-Watson, and Gary Earl Ross 

Note, Indie Author Day is NOT a book selling opportunity.  It is an informational/educational and networking program about writing, publishing options and promoting your book. We will also talk about getting your book into the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library.  As in past years, a Directory of local authors will be produced by the Library. Those who attend the event will be included in the directory. 

Hope to see you there!


Saturday, November 4, 2023
9:30am - 12:00pm
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Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
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Central Library
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