AUG – Join Local Bestselling and Award-Winning AuthorYOU Members at Barnes & Noble – @ Lone Tree
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, AUGUST 6th in Colorado
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join Local Bestselling and Award-Winning AuthorYOU Members
at Barnes & Noble – 8374 S. Willow Street, Lone Tree

AuthorYOU authors will be celebrated and featured at the July Barnes and Noble Bookfair to sign, sell books, and support of the Colorado Author’s Hall of Fame. Barnes & Noble has been a generous supporter of Colorado Authors and the AuthorYOU community.

This is an event where any books and other store merchandise purchased by visitors to the store on Saturday will generate a donation to support the Colorado Author’s Hall of Fame, which will provide funds to support the Aspiring Authors Scholarships that will be awarded in September to residents of Colorado aged 16 and beyond.


The book signing event will feature fiction and nonfiction authors of all genres: adult, YA, juvenile, and children’s books.

If you want to be considered as a participant, you need to:

  • Be a current paid-up member of
  • Have your books available in the Ingram catalog.
  • Had your book professionally edited.
  • Cross market all participants books – your opening encourages visitors to our tables to meet and get other authors’ books.
  • You commit a minimum of two hours to the event.
  • You encourage everyone in your “circles” to come to the store. Over the phone. In-Person. Through your email. And via your social media portals.
  • BN is supporting you and your book … you support BN as well, encourage book buyers to come to the store on July 3rd to support you, other authors … and BN.

Participation space is limited … it’s a first come first serve. Interested? Contact Judith Briles at  

In your subject line, put AUGUST BN

Usually, it’s a first-come, first-served. There are a limited number of spots available.

For more information about the Colorado Authors Hall of Fame and the Aspiring Authors Scholarships, visit .

Register here:

Covers, Interiors, and Marketing… from the view of book designers @ CADA
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Covers, Interiors, and Marketing… from the view of book designers

AuthorYOU is a hybrid gather … of remote/online attendees and in-person for those in Colorado.

Award-winning book designers Rebecca Finkel and Nick Zelinger join forces (for the first time!) to give you an in-depth look at the successes and missed opportunities of cover and book design. Including tips about print, digital, and audio projects as well as producing effective collateral marketing pieces.

You’ll discover:

  1. Effective ways to brand you and your book(s).
  2. All things SWAG. How it can help sell your book.
  3. Insight into creative ways to produce unique marketing materials.
  4. And so much more.

Rebecca Finkel, F+P Graphic Design, with over 30 years of experience, specializes in creating award-winning books and interiors—then transforming them into fantastic eBooks.

Nick Zelinger, NZ Graphics, with over 30 years of experience and over 100 book awards, produces award-winning books and dynamic marketing materials.

For In-Person attendees … Coffee is on us at 8.30. For ALL … meeting starts at 9 am and goes to 11.30.

AuthorYOU Members:  $30   

Nonmembers: $50