Booking an author event

Next Chapter Booksellers has long hosted high-profile events with authors including Emily St. John Mandel, David Sedaris, Marlon James, Ottessa Moshfegh, Kawai Strong Washburn, Roxanne Gay, and George Saunders. We host regular instore events including book clubs, local author readings, and lecture series.


All of our events are required to be ticketed in the following way.

-All events have a $5 cover charge for attendees.
-Customers get a free ticket to the event with a book purchase. 


We are currently seeking author events, particularly in the following areas:

Literary fiction
Current events, politics, and culture
History
Mystery/crime fiction
Poetry
Minnesota Interest

Your book must be available through our Ingram Distributor to be considered.
If your book is not available on Ingram then you will need to go through our consignment process
https://www.nextchapterbooksellers.com/consignment

Please make requests minimum two months in advance from the date you would like to have your event.

Events requested for a date LESS THAN 8 weeks after submission can not be honored.

All required questions must be answered in full.

INCOMPLETE FORMS CAN NOT BE CONSIDERED
Additional inquiries can be emailed to riley@nextchapterbooksellers.com

WE ARE CURRENTLY SCHEDULING FOR WINTER SPRING 2022

We do not schedule events for the month of December as we reserve the time for Holiday signings. If you are interested in doing a holiday signing meet and greet then fill out this form

**Please note that during COVID-19 and our current state with the virus- our events are requiring masks and for all attendees to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours**

Please click here to request an event with us 

*If you are looking to host an authorless event with us email info@nextchapterbooksellers.com