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Connecticut Author Project

The Connecticut Author Project creates opportunities for indie-published authors.

The Watertown Library Association is participating in the Connecticut Author Project in conjunction with Library Journal and Biblioboard. This local author contest is accepting submissions of adult and young adult fiction eBooks. The Connecticut Author Project will give indie authors an opportunity to expand their readership and elevate their careers. The Watertown Library is happy to play a role in the discovery and promotion of new works.

Winners in each category will receive $1,000 as well as:

  • Honors at the 2023 Indie Author Day Reception
  • Opportunities to promote the winning title
  • Inclusion in a full-page spread in Library Journal, one of America‚Äôs oldest and most renowned trade publications for library news
  • Opportunities to earn royalties through the Indie Author Project Select collection (ePUB format required for eligibility)

Each book that is submitted to the contest must be:

  • Independently published
  • In the category of adult or young adult fiction
  • Written by a Connecticut resident
  • Available in either ePUB (strongly encouraged) or PDF format

The contest will accept submissions from April 1, 2023 through May 31, 2023.

Authors can submit at https://indieauthorproject.librariesshare.com/connecticut.

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