As a thank-you for shopping local and supporting local authors, all orders placed through the Maine Authors Publishing website during the holiday fair will include free gift wrapping and the opportunity to win a holiday prize package. The 10th and 25th orders each day will receive a prize that includes a $25 gift certificate to one of the following bookstores: Print: A Bookstore, Sherman’s Books & Stationery, Mockingbird Books, Owl & Turtle Bookshop Café, Devaney, Doak & Garrett Booksellers, or Letterpress Books.
On Wednesday, December 1st, from 5:30–6:30 p.m., Maine Authors Publishing will host a Facebook livestream to start the fair. The online event will feature five short presentations by Geoffrey M. Cooper (Forever; Bad Medicine; Ill Intent), Ellen Goldsmith (Left Foot, Right Foot), Laurie Apgar Chandler (Upwards; Through Woods & Waters), Tina L. Moody (The Spiritual Awakening of an Analytical Mind), and Kathleen Murray-Allain & Mattie Rose Templeton (The Girl with Berries). All attendees who comment a question will be entered into a five-book giveaway at the end of the livestream!
On Friday, December 3rd, at 10:30 a.m., Maine Authors Publishing will be hosting their monthly free orientation class via Zoom, where attendees can learn how they guide local Maine writers from written manuscript to printed books. The class presentation includes Q&A opportunities throughout. To register, email email@example.com. Shop local this holiday season!