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Book Festivals

Book Festivals are a wonderful way to hear about a wide range of books and meet a large number of authors. These events take place across the country throughout the year. Our goal here is to present as comprehensive a list as possible about these events.

Any festivals you don’t see on this list? Let us know! Email Tom@bookreporter.com with the name of the festival, its dates and location, and a link to its official website.

 

 

July 2017

 

Woodstock, VT: Bookstock Literary Festival
Dates: July 28-30
Website: http://bookstockvt.org/

Portland, OR: Northwest Book Festival
Date: July 29
Website: http://www.nwbookfestival.com/

  

 


August 2017  

 

Edgartown and Chilmark MA: Martha's Vineyard Book Festival
Dates: August 5-6
Website: http://mvbookfestival.com/

Jackson, MS: Mississippi Book Festival
Date: August 19
Website: http://msbookfestival.com/

 

September 2017

 

Decatur, GA: Decatur Book Festival
Dates: September 1-3
Website: https://www.decaturbookfestival.com

Washington, D.C.: National Book Festival
Date: September 2
Website: http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/

Winston-Salem, NC: Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors
Dates: September 7-10
Website: http://www.bookmarksnc.org/

Valdosta, GA: South Georgia Literacy Festival
Date: September 9
Website: http://www.southgeorgialiteracyfestival.com

Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Book Festival
Date: September 11-17
Website: http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/

Burlington, VT: Burlington Book Festival
Dates: September 15-17
Website: http://burlingtonbookfestival.com/

Boulder, CO: Jaipur Literature Festival
Dates: September 15-17
Website: https://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/boulder

Deadwood and Rapid City, SD: South Dakota Festival of Books
Dates: September 21-24
Website: http://sdhumanities.org/festival-of-books/

Baltimore, MD: Baltimore Book Festival
Dates: September 22-24
Website: http://www.baltimorebookfestival.com/

Fredericksburg, VA: Fredericksburg Independent Book Festival
Date: September 23
Website: http://www.fredbookfest.com

St. Louis, MO: BookFest St. Louis
Date: September 23
Website: http://bookfeststl.com

 

October 2017

 

Chicago, IL: Chicago Book Expo
Date: October 1
Website: http://www.chicagobookexpo.org

Collingswood, NJ: Collingswood Book Festival
Date: October 7
Website: http://www.collingswoodbookfestival.com/

Morristown, NJ: Morristown Festival of Books
Dates: October 13-14
Website: http://morristownbooks.org/

Greenville, SC: Read Up, Greenville
Date: October 21
Website: http://readupgreenville.com/

Jackson, MO: Heartland Book Festival on the Mississippi
Date: October 28
Website: https://www.facebook.com/heartlandbookfestival/

 

November 2017

 

Austin, TX: Texas Book Festival
Dates: November 4-5
Website: http://www.texasbookfestival.org/

Buffalo, NY: WNY Children’s Book Expo
Date: November 11
Website: http://www.monkeysread.com/wnycbe-home

Portland, OR: Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival
Date: November 11
Website: http://www.literary-arts.org/what-we-do/wordstock/

Miami, FL: Miami Book Fair
Dates: November 12-19
Website: https://www.miamibookfair.com/