Participate in Bangalore Book Festival 2009

Bangalore Book Festival: Bangalore Book Festival is an annual event, bringing over a hundred publishers and book stores from all over India to Bangalore. It is a delightful occasion and a must visit for all book-lovers in Bangalore and near by. In 2008, it was a 10 day event with over 300 stalls and an estimated 500,000 visitors. This year, Book Festival is scheduled to run from 5th Nov, 2009 to 16th Nov, 2009.

Last year, launched 5 of its titles during the book festival along with a book reading session and tarot card reading by Anupa Patri. Here are some pictures from the last year. This year we are going one step further and setting up a stall for all the independent and self-publishing authors on a cost sharing basis.

Benefits for upcoming authors: This is an excellent opportunity for new authors to put their work in front of a whole lot of book-lovers. Authors will get a chance to showcase their books to a large crowd of book lovers, generate sales and also gain wider visibility. For details of participation, please read below.

Participation details for self-published and independent authors
If you are a Author

If you have published a title through or if your book is listed on's store, you can participate in the Bangalore Book Festival on a cost sharing basis. The more authors participate, the lower will be the charges per head.

To Participate

  • Fill up this form to express interest in participation.
  • You will receive the invoice and other details in e-mail. Authors' group: If you are not on author's list, you are missing out on lots of opportunities and helpful discussions. Subscribe to the group of authors and browse archives for more details on book festival and other marketing opportunities.

Best of We are also bringing out a compilation of writings of authors. It is called "Best of" and you can nominate your entry for the same. The details are available in the archives of the above group and ongoing discussions.

If you are NOT a Author

We believe in creating a support platform for all the independent/self-published authors. So, even if you have had no past association with in any way, you can participate in the Book Festival through us.

To participate

  • Pay a fee of Rs. 1000/- towards the common expense of taking and managing the stall. Go here to make the payment.
  • Ship your books to us latest by 4th Nov, 2009. We recommend to send a minimum of 10 copies for the 10-day festival. You can ship more if you want. Our address is
    Mudranik Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
    #202, Scion Avenue
    4th 'A' cross, Kaggadaspura
    Bangalore - 560093
  • If you are in Bangalore, you can instead drop the books at our office yourself. Please confirm availability by writing to beforehand.
  • 70% of the total sales of your book will go to you. After the festival is over, you can either collect the unsold copies from our office or have them shipped back at your expense or choose to have them listed on's online store.

For further details and queries, please write to us through the contact form.