New Orleans Community Book Center is seeking guest readers and performers to participate in its 35th Anniversary Read-a-thon Celebration. The Read-a-thon will be held on Friday, December 7th from 7:00 to 10:00 pm (poetry), and Saturday, December 8th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at Community Book Center (2523 Bayou Road, NOLA 70119). The Read-a-thon will include readings, music, and other performances.

Please follow the guidelines below for consideration: 

Application forms must include your contact information, bio, a high-resolution photo, and a description of the book passage, poetry or manuscript you plan to read. Reading presentations should be no longer than 20 minutes. 

You will need to create a Submittable User Account to submit your application. See instructions below. The DEADLINE for receiving submissions is Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Noon - Central Standard Time.

Since 1983, Community Book Center has served as a cultural anchor for the Greater New Orleans Area. The bookstore is a local hub for purchasing African-centered books, art, fabric, gifts; and a venue for community meetings and events. For more information visit or contact (504) 948-7323.

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