Where can I find information about RAGT18?Look for #RAGT18 updates in the Fall. All other information currently on this site reflects last year's #RAGT17 events. Be sure to like the RAGT Facebook page in the meantime. #RAGT18 will take place June 7-9, 2018 #RAGT18 general registration is on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
Does my Unique ID # mean I’m higher or lower in registration?The Unique ID #'s for each registrant are not in numerical order. They are randomly and automatically assigned by the database. Someone with a number higher or lower than yours does not indicate the time that person registered.
How Much is RAGT17?Readers pay $50, Authors & Industry pay $100. The registration fee covers all sponsored meals, parties, goodybag, free books, etc...
What if I’m new and I don’t know what I’m doing?We have a welcoming committee and many volunteers who are ready and willing to assist you and, if you like, stick with you until you feel comfortable.
What do I do if I need to cancel my reservation for RAGT17?Please email Lori to cancel. Starting 2016, author & industry cancellation refunds end on April 15, and reader cancellation refunds end May 1 (to ensure there's time to allow those on the waitlist to get in).
What do I do as an Attending Author of RAGT17?Everything you need to know is under the Author link, and then Author info. (Note, this info is updated each year for each new event.)
How can I sponsor RAGT17?
When is RAGT17?June 8-10, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Cincinnati Airport.
What are the dining options around the site for RAGT17?Friday & Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner are supplied through your registration and with the generous donations from author and publisher sponsors. See the schedule to see the sponsor. For those who wish to meet outside of the scheduled meals, there are many dining options in and around the Marriott.
Can anyone attend the booksignings or do you have to be registered at RAGT17?Yes! The book signings are open to the public on Friday and Saturday. A room is set up for sales of attending authors’ books.
Who will be at RAGT17?There is a full list of authors listed here. However, the event is open to *everyone* until registration is full. It’s mostly readers, with around 100 authors, editors, agents, publishers and other industry professionals. Great news though - the two book fairs are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
How far is the Holiday Inn Cincinnati Airport from CVG or DAY?About a 5-10 minute shuttle ride from CVG. A little over an hour from Dayton. If you need help getting to or from the airports check out the Transportation section or if you can offer a ride to those coming in. (The hotel does not offer shuttle service.)
What is the purpose of RAGT17?It’s first and foremost a way for readers and authors to interact. But as a bonus, it’s also a fundraiser (via raffles and a % of the bookfair sales) for some wonderful causes in and around Lori’s area. See the full list of charities.