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Original Dayton Book Expo 2018 Call for Authors

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For the last eight years, hundreds of readers and scores of authors have participated at the Dayton Book Expo (DBE).  The Ninth Annual DBE will be held at Sinclair Community College’s Ponitz Center. Set-up begins at 9:30 AM. Tables must be completely set-up by 10:45 AM. DBE begins promptly at 11:00 AM. 

The Dayton Book Expo is a family-friendly event. Covers and titles that are sexually explicit, promote violence and contain vulgar language are not acceptable. 

Your registration includes:

  • One participant badge
  • One table (not skirted) and two chairs
  • Listing in the DBE booklet
  • Access to DBE Hospitality Room for breakfast
  • One parking pass
  • Online presence at
  • Tons of proven tips to help you market and promote your book
  • Inclusion in the DBE Awards. Genre-specific winners—based on event-day sales—will receive a plaque, book medallions and one-year listing at
  • Author Boot Camp designed to help you get the most out of your DBE Experience
  • Author Meet-n-Greet provides an opportunity to authors to network before DBE

NOTE: Tables are designed for one author except in the following situations:

  • Co-authors. All titles sold at the table must be co-authored by the participating authors. The cost for the second author is $50 which includes an author badge for access to the hospitality suite, parking pass, listing on the website and inclusion in the DBE booklet.
  • Publisher-sponsored table is for two authors and one publisher. One book per author will be tracked and featured in our corporate marketing. This option is $250 which includes breakfast (3), parking passes (3) and publisher logo on the site and DBE booklet.
  • Library-sponsored authors
  • Contact us at 888.802.1802 to confirm registration for co-authors and publisher tables

Registration is a two-phase process:

  1. Reserve your space, lunch and promotional options using this EventBrite form
  2. Provide your contact and book information at

Once registration is complete, you'll receive a confirmation email with detail about set-up, speaking opportunities for panel sessions and special instructions for authors of children's books pertaining to Kidz Zone activities.

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Our mission is to promote and encourage literacy in our community. Founded by LaTonya Branham, Charlotte Jenkins and Valerie J. Lewis Coleman in 2010, the Dayton Book Expo has hosted over 500 authors and thousands of book lovers.

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