Kentucky Book Fair Policy on Ordering Books
Where possible, Kentucky Humanities (KH) will work with Joseph-Beth Booksellers to order books from the publisher. If the author prefers to supply book(s), the author must agree to supply them at a 40% discount, requiring no pre-payment, and to accept returns of unsold stock. Payments to self-supply authors are based on sales figures from the cash registers at the book fair. Self-supply authors will not be compensated for books that are not processed through the cash registers. Print-on-Demand titles must be supplied by the author. Payments will be sent no later than January 15, 2020..
If author is invited to participate in the Kentucky Book Fair, Kentucky Humanities will require the following:
- A book cover image from the most recently published title.
- An author headshot for promotional purposes.
- An agreement, to be sent with invitation, around the details of author's participation in event, including times and dates of participation. Authors must be available to sign books for at least 4 hours on the day of the Kentucky Book Fair, unless other arrangements are made with Director. Authors may take breaks and/or attend special programs, and lunches will be provided.
Some authors may be invited to do a reading or participate in a panel discussion.