Joplin Public Library Accepting Applications for 2023 Joplin Writers’ Faire

Joplin, MO – The Joplin Public Library and Post Art Library are accepting applications for booths for the 2023 Joplin Writers’ Faire, an annual event scheduled for Saturday, October 7th from 10 am-1 pm inside the Joplin Public Library.

Applications open Tuesday, August 1st and close Thursday, August 31st. Applying is free and open to all writers and writers’ groups, including published and non-published, emerging and established, writers working in any form/genre, and writing-related organizations. Successful applicants will be notified on Thursday, September 7th and receive a booth – at no cost – during the 2023 Joplin Writers’ Faire. A library card is not necessary to participate.

Apply online here.
Established in 2017, the Joplin Writers’ Faire aims to connect all sorts of writers to their existing and potentially new audiences while encouraging community support of local and regional writers. The 2023 Joplin Writers’ Faire is a collaboration between Joplin Public Library and Post Art Library. This year’s premier event sponsor is Friends of the Joplin Public Library.

For more information, contact Joplin Public Library Adult Programming Coordinator Sarah Turner-Hill at or 417.623.7953 x1030 or Post Art Library Director Jill Halbach at or 417.623.7953 x1041.

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Sarah Turner-Hill

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