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Emerging Authors

Emerging Authors Collection

The Emerging Authors Collection offers local authors the opportunity to have their books on shelves and in circulation, receive wider exposure, and reach an audience they might otherwise not influence.

Have you written a book that takes place in metro Chicago or do you live in the greater Chicago metropolitan area? If you meet either of these criteria, donate your print book to the Glen Ellyn Public Library and staff will be pleased to consider it for the Emerging Authors Collection.

Selected books will be added to the GEPL catalog, where they can be checked out by local community members or accessed by any public library. Books will also be featured in a special Emerging Authors display on the second floor. Librarians will include books based on condition and perceived demand or interest by the Glen Ellyn community. For further details, see the library’s Emerging Authors Collection Policy.

You can also submit books electronically via Self-E, the library’s online submission platform. Ebooks submitted through Self-E will be available for download through Biblioboard.