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2024 Authors' Expo & Readers' Extravaganza
Exhibiting Waitlist Application


Each year starting in July, authors may apply to participate in the Authors' Expo, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 24th, 2024 from 9:00am - 4:00pm. 

The Expo is now full, and we are only accepting waitlist applications at this time.

Important Information. Please read completely before continuing, and then click "start my application" to begin the application process.

To be considered as a participant in our Authors' Expo & Readers' Extravaganza program, you must complete this application and submit it with the required materials.

REQUIRED. For your application to be considered complete:

  1. Your online application must include two photos: (a) An author headshot, and (b) The book cover associated with this application.  Both images must be in a JPG format.

  2. Separately, you must MAIL one (1) copy of your book to the address provided and only via U.S. Postal Service.  This book will be the property of AIBF and will not be returned.

  3. Expo reservations are offered for a singe space (half of an 8' table) for $85.00, or for a double space (a full 8' table) for $170.00.  Fees include a $10 registration fee and are subject to a refund per the policy below.  You will be responsible for paying this fee should we clear you from the waitlist. 

Mail your book (U.S. Postal Mail Only Please) to:

Amelia Island Book Festival/AIBF 2024 Authors' Expo
P.O. Box 15286
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035


  • Applying does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

  • We can only feature one book per author in our promotional materials; however, you may sell as many different book titles as you would like on Expo Day.

  • Exhibitor space is limited and the Amelia Island Book Festival reserves the right to return the registration and space fee at its own discretion.

  • Authors accepted to exhibit will be notified and listed on our website on or before
    December 15, 2023.  Waitlist applications may be cleared up to 24 hours before the event.

  • If you are selected, AIBF cannot pay honoraria, nor reimburse for transportation or accommodations.

  • In the event your request to exhibit is not approved for any reason, your full reservation fee will be refunded. If you cancel at any time before January 15, 2024, you may request a refund for the reservation fee, but your registration fee of $10 can not be returned.

Thank you for your consideration of this worthwhile program!

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