Author Consignment

First Name (*)
Your first name is required.
Surname (*)
Your surname is required.
Mobile Phone (*)
Your mobile phone is required.
Email (*)
An email address is required.
Post Code (*)
Your post code is required.
Book title (*)
Book title is required.
Synopsis of book (*)
Book synopsis is required.
Genre (*)
Genre is required.
Cost Price (*)
Cost price is required.
RRP (*)
RRP is required.
Terms and Conditions (*)
  • ***PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19 disruptions to business and operating practises, we may not be able
    to process your application***
  • The Sun Bookshop welcomes the opportunity to support local authors who live in Melbourne's Inner West.
  • This platform has been created to support local authors. You must live within Melbourne's Inner Western suburbs to qualify as a "local" author and for your application to be considered.
  • Once your consignment application has been reviewed, if approved, The Sun Bookshop will feature your self-published title on the "Small Print Local Books" page of their website for a period of 3 months.
  • You will only be contacted to advise if your consignment application has been approved. Please allow up to 4 weeks for this process.
  • Upon approval of your consignment application, you are required to sign two copies of a consignment contract. This process is completed in store at The Sun Bookshop.
  • Submitting this form does not guarantee The Sun Bookshop will approve your application for a consignment agreement. You will only be contacted to discuss your application and confirm terms, if it has been approved. This process can take up to 4 weeks.
  • Please do not leave physical copies of your book at The Sun Bookshop until you have been requested to by The Sun Bookshop. Unapproved physical copies of self-published books left at the store will be donated to charity or destroyed without further consultation.
  • Once you have signed the contract, please forward a digital image of your book cover so that it can be loaded onto the website. Your book will not be featured until this image has been received.
  • The Sun Bookshop will not hold physical stock of your book in store or on the shelves. Copies of your book can be ordered by customers via The Sun Bookshop website and you will be contacted when a customer would like to obtain a copy.
  • Payment to the consignee for any copies of the featured book that are sold by THE SUN BOOKSHOP within the contract period (3 months) will be paid within 30 days of receipt of an invoice from the consignee. An invoice must be provided by the consignee at the time of each copy of the book being requested.
  • The Sun Bookshop will not feature your book/s indefinitely. Your book will be featured for a period of 3 months. This period can be extended at the discretion of The Sun Bookshop.
  • If the agreed title has not sold by the end of the 3 month period, the Sun Bookshop reserves the right to
    remove the title from the website without further consultation with the consignee
You must agree to the terms and conditions