Meet the Authors

The Meet the Authors program promotes authors/illustrators appearing in exhibitor booths. 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting Meet the Authors submissions are now being accepted.


Please submit one for each occurrence of Author/Illustrator appearance in your exhibit booth. (Note: Meet the Authors listings are for appearances in exhibit booths ONLY. Other author appearances, such as "What's Cooking Stage'" "Book Buzz," Session Programs, etc. are promoted through those programs.) 

Requests must be submitted by October 28, 2016 to be included in the Midwinter Meeting Guide & Exhibits Directory. Submissions after October 28, 2016 and before November 18, 2016 will be included in the conference addendum; submissions after November 18, 2016 will be included on the web site only. The submission site will close on January 6, 2017. 

You can schedule your "Meet the Authors" session at the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting during any of the exhibit hours.

Exhibit hours are:
Friday, January 20,  5:30pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, January 21,  9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, January 22,  9:00am – 5:00pm
Monday, January 23,  9:00am – 2:00pm

If you have questions or changes to your author listing, please email Alee Navarro at, or call her at 312­/280­-3216.