What a spectacular event! Great people, an amazing cause, and every detail was perfectly planned. We loved every moment of it and are hoping to be asked again–we’d clear our calendars to go!


Sarah Pekkanen & Greer Hendricks
New York Times Bestselling Authors

I’ve not encountered a more seamless, spectacular event in my
six years in book publicity.


Katie Bassel
Publicity Manager St. Martin's Press

Authors & Publishers

What is the Book & Author Benefit?

The Christamore House Guild Book & Author Benefit is a highly anticipated and regularly sold out event in Indianapolis showcasing five to six authors and their recently released books. The Benefit takes place over two days (a Thursday and Friday) in mid to late April, and includes a tour of the Christamore House, private Author Reception, and large Luncheon with book signing. All proceeds raised from ticket and book sales go directly to need-based scholarships and Christamore House educational programs.

Where are the Book & Author Benefit events held?

The Luncheon is held at the historic Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis, and the Author Reception is hosted at a private residence.

Who are we looking for?

· Authors with new books being released between January and May.
· Hardcover Format
· Genre: Fiction/Memoir/Biography
· Books must be available to sell at the Benefit events.
· Authors who are available to attend all events during the two-day Benefit.

How do I submit my book for consideration?

If you would like to submit a book for consideration, please contact the Author Selection Committee at the email address below.



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