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The Bookstore & You: Beneficial Relationship Building for Authors with Gold Leaf Literary

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Caroline Christopoulos and Lauren Harr of Gold Leaf Literary Services, LLC will hold an informational session for authors on best practices for working with bookstores to create a mutually beneficial relationship. They will discuss publishing options and how they affect bookstore relationships, ways to help boost sales, making the most of author events, and more. Christopoulos and Harr have decades of experience in the book industry and have taught courses for authors through the Great Smokies Writing Program, Flatiron Writers Room, and NC Writer’s Network. More on Gold Leaf Literary at This event is free, but does require registration. The deadline to register is January 15th. To register, email with the subject: Malaprop’s session.


Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe
55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States