At the literary vendor fair, Poetry Place, you can present your business, books, activities, and other materials related to the themes and values of the event. Our theme is Breath and Shadow and this is open to your interpretation, and we encourage you to have fun with it. Poetry Place will be open to festival goers from 9am–3pm on Saturday, April 27.

The cost for an all-day vendor space is $45. Preference is given to vendors with interactive activities. Details are shown below.

Reserve your space by using our secure purchase form, which includes a questionnaire and a place for your additional message.

Poetry Place Vendor Fair
Reserve my space

We offer vendors:

An excellent location at the heart of our festival. The Gym flanks the Multi-Purpose room, where our mainstage readings take place

  1. A 6x3 foot banquet table or round table (If a round configuration works for your activity, please let us know)

  2. Free listing in the  Sierra Poetry Festival Program (500 printed copies + unlimited online)

  3. 10% advertising discount in our  Sierra Poetry Festival Program (500 printed copies + unlimited online)

  4. The opportunity to donate an item/s or premium for our Swag Bag. This is an excellent promotional tool and ensures that your products reach upwards of 200 festival goers

  5. Opportunities to sponsor the  Sierra Poetry Festival. This will support Poet Leaders as well as attendance by young people via student scholarships. 

general vendors

Vendors are required to participate in the full day at the set hours for the event, 10am to 4pm. An attendant must be present in designated vendor space during all event hours.

  1. Set-up time for vendor spaces is from 9-10am on Saturday, April 29. Vendors are required to check in at the Festival Registration table upon arrival. 

  2. Participating vendors must have a literary theme.

  3. Your Vendor Application & Agreement requires you to specify EXACTLY what items are being sold, exhibited, promoted or distributed at the event. The Sierra Poetry Festival is a family-oriented event. All merchandise must be acceptable for children under the age of 16 to view. 

  4. In the event that a vendor has failed to occupy their space 30 minutes prior to the event start, the Festival Committee shall have the right to utilize such space in any manner it chooses; vendor shall not be entitled to a refund. 

  5. All TRASH must be contained. Vendors must supply the necessary trash cans for garbage inside their booth space. 

  6. Vendors may park in designated parking areas (to be provided).