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Contemporary London Authors Collection

About the Collection

The Contemporary London Authors collection is a circulating collection of fiction, poetry and plays written by London, Ontario authors. The collection is located at the Central Library on the Second Floor.

Inclusion Guidelines

 Works of fiction, poetry, plays, as well as personal memoirs and biographies are eligible for inclusion in Contemporary London Authors collection. In addition,

  • You are currently living within the London, Ontario City limits. Visiting authors or temporary residents are not eligible for inclusion.
  • Your printed monographs (books) have been assigned an isbn (international standard book number) and were published in 2000 or later.
  • Book-length works of authors designated as writer-in-residence at a London institution are eligible for inclusion if the work is written during the residency.
  • A work is considered published only if it has been produced as a print (paper) monograph. Authors whose works have only been published digitally are not eligible for inclusion
  • The book has been written in French or English. Translation from or into other languages are not eligible at the present time.
  • Submit your book (and invoice, if applicable) in person to any London Public Library location.

London Public Library retains the right to make exceptions to any of the above guidelines.

More Information
For more information, call during operating hours 519-661-4600 (TTY 519-432-8835).  We look forward to hearing from you!