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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.

 

  

 

August 2018

 

Decatur, GA: Decatur Book Festival
Dates: August 31 – September 2
Website: https://www.decaturbookfestival.com

 

September 2018

 

Washington, D.C.: National Book Festival
Date: September 1
Website: http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/

Winston-Salem, NC: Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors
Dates: September 6-9
Website: http://www.bookmarksnc.org/

Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Book Festival
Date: September 10-17
Website: http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/

Bedford, PA: Allegheny Regional Festival of Books
Dates: September 14-15
Website: http://alleghenyregionalfestivalofbooks.org/

Deadwood and Rapid City, SD: South Dakota Festival of Books
Dates: September 20-23
Website: http://sdhumanities.org/festival-of-books/

Boulder, CO: Jaipur Literature Festival
Dates: September 21-23
Website: https://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/boulder

St. Louis, MO: BookFest St. Louis
Date: September 22
Website: http://bookfeststl.com

Baltimore, MD: Baltimore Book Festival
Dates: September 28-30
Website: http://www.baltimorebookfestival.com/

Fredericksburg, VA: Fredericksburg Independent Book Festival
Date: September 29
Website: http://www.fredbookfest.com

Costa Mesa, CA: Orange County Children’s Book Festival
Date: September 30
Website: http://kidsbookfestival.com

 

October 2018

 

Collingswood, NJ: Collingswood Book Festival
Date: October 6
Website: http://www.collingswoodbookfestival.com/

Burlington, VT: Burlington Book Festival
Dates: October 12-14
Website: http://burlingtonbookfestival.com/

Morristown, NJ: Morristown Festival of Books
Dates: October 12-13
Website: http://morristownbooks.org/

Greenville, SC: Read Up, Greenville
Date: October 20
Website: http://readupgreenville.com/

Austin, TX: Texas Book Festival
Dates: October 27-28
Website: http://www.texasbookfestival.org/

 

November 2018

 

Beaufort, SC: Pat Conroy Literary Festival
Dates: November 1-4
Website: http://patconroyliteraryfestival.org

Storrs, CT: Connecticut Children's Book Fair
Dates: November 3-4
Website: http://bookfair.uconn.edu/

Buffalo, NY: WNY Children’s Book Expo
Date: November 10
Website: http://www.monkeysread.com/wnycbe-home

Portland, OR: Portland Book Festival
Date: November 10
Website: http://www.literary-arts.org/what-we-do/wordstock/

Miami, FL: Miami Book Fair
Dates: November 11-18
Website: https://www.miamibookfair.com/

Frankfort, KY: Kentucky Book Fair
Date: November 17
Website: https://www.kyhumanities.org/kentuckybookfair.html