Please complete and submit the form below.  Send one copy of your most recent published book along with a cover letter that includes contact information, submission genre, a brief biography, and a list of all publications, accomplishments, and/or awards.  Books must be postmarked by June 30, 2022.  Mail to:


Heartland Book Festival

Attn.: Sandi Howard

600 College Street Road

Elizabethtown, KY  42701


We are unable to return submitted materials.  Incomplete forms will not be reviewed.

Author Information

Author Name *

Mailing Address *

City *

State *


Zip Code *

Phone *

Email Address *

Author Website

Provide a brief biographical sketch that you would like Heartland Book Festival to feature in our promotional materials.  (Limit 75 words)

Author Bio *

About Featured Title

The title below will be the author's featured title, and information below may be used for publicity, if  an invitation is issued.

Featured Title *

ISBN (13 digits) *

Retail Price

Format *


Publisher *

Publisher Website

Choose ONE.

Genre *


Provide a brief 1-2 sentence summary of the book you would like Heartland Book Festival to feature in our promotional materials.  (Limit 75 words)

Book Description *

Additional Book Submissions

The Heartland Book Festival is able to feature up to three publications per author.  If you wish for the Heartland Book Festival to feature up to two more titles from you, please list each of them below:

Second Book Title

ISBN (13 digits) - Required for book submission

Third Book Title

ISBN (13 digits)Required for book submission


Would you want to lead a workshop or give a presentation? *

Student Day Workshop

Friday, September 30 will be Student Day at the Heartland Book Festival and we anticipate hosting 700-900 students on this day.  Students will range from elementary school through high school.  The Heartland Book Festival Planning Team is seeking workshop leaders for middle and high school workshops.  Workshop leaders will conduct a forty-five-minute workshop four times throughout the day on September 30.  If you are interested in leading one of the middle or high school workshops, please provide a workshop proposal in the space below (limit 200 words).  The Heartland Book Festival can provide materials and supplies for student workshops, so please include any supply needs in your proposal.

Student Day Workshop Proposal (Limit 200 words)

Adult Workshop

At the Second Heartland Book Festival on Saturday, October 1, we will feature workshops throughout the day for adult writers.  If you are interested in leading a work shop for adults on Saturday, October 1, please provide a workshop proposal.

Adult Workshop Proposal (Limit 200 words)

Submission Verification

Submissions will be reviewing on a rolling basis from February 2022 to June 30, 2022.  Invitations will be sent out on a rolling basis throughout that time.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about this submission form or the Heartland Book Festival.

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