Calling Local Authors Form Gibson’s supports local writers! If you have self-published your book, or if it is not available through our regular distribution, we are happy to take copies on consignment. Normal consignment terms are 60% of the cover price paid to the author after books are sold, with accountings every quarter or as appropriate. Please contact Michael or John to start the conversation. Requesting an author event! Gibson's hosts a very full event calendar, booking several weeks in advance! In order to evaluate and select the best events for our community, a formal proposal is required. Please fill out the form below. Our events coordinator will respond within 30 days. Author Name * Email Address * Book Summary * Book summary (please be sure to include title, and publisher). Additional blurbs and short reviews are welcome; please do not include rankings/reviews/links from our competitor, Amazon. Publicity * Information regarding past publicity and events. New Author Bio * Short bio of the author Attendance and Outreach * Number of personal contacts that you believe will attend the event, plus a summary of planned outreach efforts (including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, e-mail list, etc.). Book Subject Does your book have a local angle? Is your book on a timely or newsworthy subject? If so, how? Publisher Support * My publisher offers co-op assistance I will be paying a partnership fee We rely on publisher support to keep our event program sustainable. If your publisher does not offer cooperative advertising funds to offset some of our event expenses, we require a $50 partnership fee ($25 for storytime events). Supply Books * No Yes If you self-published your book or published through a print-on-demand service, can you supply books for the event at our standard 40% discount and returnable? Web presence and personal marketing * Yes I commit to adding Indiebound links anywhere I have purchase links (e.g. email signature, social media bios, website purchase pages). I commit to adding Indiebound links anywhere I have purchase links (e.g. email signature, social media bios, website purchase pages). - Yes I commit to notifying friends, family, colleagues, and fans about the event at least three times, spaced out appropriately between now and the event. (We will provide you with graphics and scripts if you need them.) I commit to notifying friends, family, colleagues, and fans about the event at least three times, spaced out appropriately between now and the event. (We will provide you with graphics and scripts if you need them.) - Yes CAPTCHAThis question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.