Thank you for your interest in having Givens carry your book or host an author event. Please understand we evaluate hundreds of new book and event requests every year. Here are the guidelines we use when evaluating all books:
Stocking your book at Givens
If we decide to go forward:
Sourcing: Books are sold on consignment. If your book’s publisher is someone we do not regularly work with, we will take the book on consignment from the author once requirements are met. Please review the consignment form linked at the bottom of this page.
If you feel your book fits these requirements:
If you wish to send us a copy of your book for review, include a non-returnable copy of your book and mail with information sheet filled out to:
Givens Books / Little Dickens
re: Local Author Inquiry
2236 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Please note these terms are for unsolicited author events. Please email us if you have questions. We will make every effort to work with you to make your event an enjoyable and viable joint business venture.
We host author events on Saturdays from 12pm-2pm. For an event in the months of January-October there is a non-refundable $25 event fee. This fee is $50 in November and December. Exceptions are sometimes made with days and times of events.
If you decide to go ahead with an event, please understand:
Download the consignment form