HarperCollins and Autography will team up for virtual signing events.
The technology behind Autography will allow eReader users to add a unique signed page to their eBooks.
The first event will take place at this year’s Romance Writers of America conference. This kickoff signing is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 20th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta. Twenty authors from the Avon Impulse imprint will participate including Eloisa James, Rachel Gibson, and Kerrelyn Sparks.
During live events, users can also tack on a photo of themselves with the author. Fans can also post their special autographs on the social media platform of choice.
HarperCollins CMO Angela Tribelli had this statement in the release:
We are thrilled to be the first major publisher to partner with Autography, and are especially excited to kick off our relationship by delivering this innovative and personalized experience to our authors’ devoted fans at the Romance Writers of America Conference. Partnering with Autography allows us to preserve the intimacy of an author signing while reaching readers around the globe.