SMOL FAIR IS LIVE FROM MARCH 19-26, 2022 (Updated 3/14)

SMOL Fair is an alternative, virtual book fair that will be “live” from March 19-26, 2022. It is 100% free for presses to participate. 

For readers, SMOL Fair is hosting a reading, a keynote address, and a mixer. SMOL Fair is coordinating an events calendar for that week featuring readings from 150+ participating presses as well as 400+ book giveaways and deals on work from your favorite authors. To attend events, join the mailing list. To enter giveaways, follow SMOL Fair on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.  

Reader participation is 100% free.

If you have further inquiries, please email

The SMOL Fair is being organized by Jesi Buell, Mandana Chaffa, Wendy Fox, Annelyse Gelman, Miette Gillette, Lori Hettler, & Kamden Hilliard.

SMOL Keynote – Brian Evenson

March 18, 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EDT

Award-winning small press author Brian Evenson will be kicking off SMOL Fair with a keynote address and Q&A. He has written and translated dozens of books, most recently The Glassy, Burning Floor of Hell: Stories (2021, Coffee House Press) and Song for the Unraveling of the World (2019, Coffee House Press), which won a Shirley Jackson award and World Fantasy award.

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