Reading Local Saturday, September 17th at 10am

Patrick Nolan, Vice President and Publisher of Penguin Books, to Judge Reading at Provincetown Book Festival:

Deadline for Submission August 20

Provincetown, MA – The 2022 Provincetown Book Festival will kick off at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 17, with a curated reading by local authors, judged by Patrick Nolan, Vice President and Publisher of Penguin Books

For this event, dubbed “Reading Local,” Mr. Nolan will review submissions from local Provincetown and Cape Cod writers and will select five writers to read at the opening program of the Provincetown Book Festival.  Submissions are not limited by form or genre, so the reading may include poetry and prose, fiction and non-fiction.

Writers who are interested in submitting their work should send a sample, no more than three pages of prose or three poems no longer than three pages, with a brief introduction and bio, to Nan Cinnater at the Provincetown Library (ncinnater@clamsnet.org).  Deadline for submissions is August 20. The list of readers will be announced on September 6. For more information, contact Nan Cinnater at the Provincetown Public Library.

A weekend of literary events for readers, writers, and book lovers of all kinds, the 2022 Provincetown Book Festival takes place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 16 – 18. All events are free and open to the public. All events are held at the Provincetown Public Library. For more information, go to provincetownbookfestival.org.