Indies First (Small Business Saturday)


In 2013, Sherman Alexie, acclaimed author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, launched “Indies First,” calling on his fellow authors to join a grassroots movement and show their support for independent booksellers by “volunteering” to work at their favorite indie bookstore on Small Business Saturday. The 2017 Official Spokesperson for Indies First is Jason Reynolds, author of the critically acclaimed and award-winning novels When I Was the Greatest, Boy in the Black Suit, and co-author of the New York Times bestselling All American Boys. This year, for Indies First, Village Lights will be featuring books by a host of notable Indiana authors, including all the recently announced winners of the Indiana Authors Awards We’ll also have an author event, chair massages, live music, literary quizzes, and “Blind Date with a Book.”


Event date: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 9:00pm
Event address: 
110 East Main Street
Madison, IN 47250