Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Great Alaska Book Fair and Barnes and Noble Partnership

Great Alaska Book Fair

We are excited to announce that the Great Alaska Book Fair will take place Saturday, October 11 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Loussac Library in the Lower Level. The Great Alaska Book Fair is sponsored by a coalition of Alaska Writer's Guild, the Loussac Library, Alaska Pacific Univeristy, and 49 Writers. All Alaska-based authors are encouraged to sign up at The Book Fair will be followed by a writer guest speaker at 6:00 pm in the Wilda Marston Theater. We will post more information about specific authors and events later on, so please check back in as Alaska Book Week approaches!

Barnes and Noble Promotion

We would also like to invite you to shop at Barnes and Noble during Alaska Book Week to support our statewide celebration. Simply say "Alaska Book Week" at the cash register, and a percentage of your purchase will go to Alaska Book Week. We would like to thank Barnes and Noble for sharing in this exciting partnership with Alaska Book Week! We also encourage you to help us promote Barnes and Noble during Alaska Book Week; here is a preliminary flyer advertising the event:

In addition to their promotion for Alaska Book Week, Barnes and Noble is hosting a variety of Alaskan author events this year.  Here is a short list of events that we invite you to be a part of:

Sat, Oct. 4th 4:00-7:00 pm 
Dave Atcheson, Dead Reckoning
Sun, Oct. 5th 1:00-3:00 pm 
Deb Vanasse & Seth Kantner with Beth Hill, Cold Spell & Pup & Pokey
Wed, Oct. 8th 6:00-8:00 pm
Glen Klinkhart, Finding Bethany
Thurs, Oct. 9th 6:00-9:00 pm 
Dave Costello, Flying Off Everest

Sun, Oct. 12th 1:00-4:00 pm 
Archana Mishra, The Fortunate Child

Alaska Book Week Public Flyer Available

We would also like to invite you to download and share our official public flyer. In addition to the support of authors, librarians, educators, publishers, and booksellers, we encourage members of the public to join us in celebrating Alaska's authors and books. Here is the official public flyer for Alaska Book Week:

As always, thank you for supporting Alaska Book Week. If the information in the downloadable materials does not display properly, please let us know. If you have any questions about upcoming events, or if you would like to participate, please contact the ABW Coordinator at

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