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* ARCHIVE * Silent Auction at Haiku North America 2007 * ARCHIVE *

Updated: September 3, 2012

Items at the silent auction will include books, literary magazines, photographs, and more. Whether you are able to attend the conference or not, the sale of your donated items in the silent auction helps to raise money for the event, which has considerable expenses. Please consider contributing duplicate copies of books, or any other item that might be of interest to conference attendees.

Location & Opening Hours

The book fair and the silent auction will be in same room: the Linden Room at the Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center at 420 High Street, in Winston-Salem.

The opening hours are as follows:

Thursday, August 16: 2:00pm to 5: 00 pm

Friday, August 17: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, August 18: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

How to Donate Items for the Silent Auction

If you would like to bring items for the silent auction, click this link to display a printable copy of the Silent Auction Form. Please fill out the form and bring it with you when you come to the conference. We'll have extra blank forms at the conference registration desk.

Bring your completed forms and your auction items to the auction room during the set-up time. The room for the silent auction and the set-up time will be announced in the conference program.

To help us estimate space requirements, please email a list of what you are bringing for the silent auction as soon as you can to: Dave Russo: hnaweb@haikunorthamerica.com.

For details about shipping auction items, see Shipping.

After the auction, you are responsible for retrieving any unsold auction item that you contributed. Otherwise, any unsold auction items will become the property of the organizers.

The Value of Your Donated Item is Tax Deductible

If you would like to claim a tax deduction for an item or items that are valued at less than $250.00, your own records will suffice. If you would like to claim a tax deduction for an item or items that are valued at $250.00 or more, you will need a receipt from Haiku North America. We will be happy to provide such a receipt.