October 8-10, 2020

Denver, Colorado

Renaissance Denver Stapleton

Call for Authors

Introduce your authors to hundreds of booksellers!. At our show, all authors present their books directly to booksellers — as featured speakers, panelists, and at speed-dating events. We encourage you to pitch authors with diverse voices and experiences. In addition to appearance fees, plan to provide ARCs or finished books for attendees.

Children’s Author & Illustrator Breakfast
Thursday, October 8

 

4 – 5 Authors/Illustrators

100-150 attendees

 

Our show kick-off event! Authors will make 10-minute presentations during breakfast.

 

Appearance Fee: $1200
Gala Author Dinner
Friday, October 9

 

4 – 6 Authors

250+ attendees

 

Our premier FallCon event. Authors will make 10-minute presentations during dinner.

 

Appearance Fee: $1500
Theme Author Panel Breakfasts or Lunches
Various Days and Times

 

6 Authors

100-150 attendees

 

Authors will join a themed panel with a moderator to present their books and answer questions.

 

Appearance Fee: $1100
Author! Author! Breakfasts or Lunches
Various Days and Times

 

10 – 15 Authors

100 – 150 attendees

 

Authors dine with tables of booksellers. During the meal, each author is introduced and presents their book for ~4 minutes to the entire room.

 

Appearance Fee: $850
Children’s Author Speed-dating
Friday, October 9 (afternoon)

 

10 – 15 Authors

75+ attendees

 

Authors move from table to table, giving their quick “elevator” pitches to booksellers. A fast-paced, fun, bookseller favorite event.

 

Appearance Fee: $700
Books & Brews Author Speed-dating
Saturday, October 10 (afternoon)

 

10 – 15 Authors

75+ attendees

 

Authors move from table to table, giving their quick “elevator” pitches to booksellers. A fast-paced, fun, bookseller favorite event.

 

Appearance Fee: $700
Exhibit Hall In-Booth Signings

 

Authors can sign books at exhibitor booths and tables throughout the trade show. No pitch needed, you’ll register your author for a specific time slot when booking your exhibit hall space.

 

Author signings at exhibit tables: $150
  • FallCon 2020 Author Pitch Form

  • Use this form to pitch one author at a time. To pitch multiple authors, please refresh the screen after each individual submission, or e-mail Executive Director, Heather Duncan directly.
  • Contact Information

  • Pitch Your Author

  • Appearance fees are 10% more for non-members. Click here for a full description of events.

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Exhibit Hall Registration

A beautiful arena for showcasing your books, products, and authors to the region’s most engaged buyers and booksellers. Our Explorer’s Passport and Order Placing Raffle encourages visits to every booth and increased show orders. We offer exclusive Exhibit Hall hours with no competing programming.

Exhibit Hall Registration Coming Soon

Sponsorship Opportunities

Expand your exposure at the show and support bookstores and the MPIBA mission. Sponsorships with outstanding benefits are available for all budgets.

Sponsorship Opportunities Coming Soon
Please email any questions to info@mountainsplains.org and we’ll get back to you right away