Booking an author event
Summer 2017

Thank you for your interest in setting up an author event with Bethany Beach Books. We support our community and authors through our events program and we take pride in helping authors promote their work. We host over 100 events each year between Memorial Day and Labor Day and have come to understand the challenges of producing successful events in a seasonal resort area.

Since our space is limited, our author events are restricted to meet/greet and signing opportunities. If you are interested in pursuing such an event with us, please complete the questionnaire below.

Completion of the questionnaire does not guarantee an event at Bethany Beach Books. All applicants are subject to approval by the event coordinator and staff.

Publicists and agents: 2017 Press Kit

Publicists and agents: Have an idea? Contact Nancy for more creative event arrangements.


Important Required Information

  • Author events are held from Memorial Day - Labor Day
  • Author events are at 6:30pm on Sundays-Fridays
  • We do not host events on Saturdays as this is our turn-over day for vacationers
  • Author events are held for 2 hours unless otherwise arranged
  • Story times for children's books can be paired with a signing event at 10am the morning of or morning after signing
  • Signings are structured as a meet-and-greet event, no readings or lectures
  • It is the author's responsibility to send book cover & author photo for our website to after signing date has been confirmed
  • We ask authors do not promote their book availability on Amazon or similar sites while at their event at Bethany Beach Books
  • Two chairs and one table will be provided for the event which will be held outside weather-permitting. If the weather is poor or extremely hot, the event will be held inside the store
  • We ask authors arrive 10 minutes before the event (6:20pm)
  • Metered street parking is available
Author Information
Author's Name *
Author's Name
Contact Name
Contact Name
If different from author's
The person completely this form is the: *
Contact Phone *
Contact Phone
Book Information
Please use most recent book title. List additional book titles in notes below.
Release Date *
Release Date
Is this title available through Ingram? *
Is this title available through Baker & Taylor? *
Online Presence
Please provide your social media handles and website so we can more easily cross-promote the event.
Requested Dates
Please provide 3 solid dates you can commit to. Please provide them in order of preference. Events are held 6:30pm Sunday-Fridays. NO SATURDAYS.
Preferred Date #1 *
Preferred Date #1
6:30pm Sunday-Friday. No Saturdays.
Preferred Date #2 *
Preferred Date #2
6:30pm Sunday-Friday. No Saturdays.
Preferred Date #3 *
Preferred Date #3
6:30pm Sunday-Friday. No Saturdays.