Icelandic Book Flood
Calling all local authors and illustrators to participate in the Wenham Museum’s first-ever Jolabokaflod! Jolabokaflod is the Icelandic Christmas Book Flood, a tradition that started during World War II when paper was not rationed and giving books as gifts became a tradition. Icelanders read their new books on Christmas Eve while sipping hot chocolate.
Share and sell your work with the local community just in time for the giving season. Members of the public are invited to meet you, shop the book flood, make a blank book to take home, and purchase hot chocolate to enjoy!
Participating Authors & Illustrators (as of Oct. 27, 2023)
Dianne C. Braley – Women’s fictionAime Card – Nonfiction and MemoirKarin Gertsch – Fiction for adults and children aged 3-8; travel guides; short stories.Linda Jenkins – Nonfiction, Memoir, TravelVirginia Pye – Historical fictionTara White – Children’s fictionStefanie Van Steelandt – Biography and HistoryG Pa Rhymes – Children’s fictionMary Carvill – Poetry, ReligionRon Smales – HorrorJanis Robinson Daly – Historical fictionPeggy Cook – MemoirStella Nahatis – Nonfiction, memoir
Authors and illustrators interested in selling their books should register online by clicking here: https://secure.lglforms.com/form…/s/tj2Qs2AU_SEbeX9aHrQlNA
For the general public, tickets to this event will be free for Members and included with admission for all other guests. Books and hot chocolate will be available for purchase.