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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.

 

  

 

June 2018

 

Sacramento, CA: Bookapalooza, a Book and Literary Craft Fair
Dates: June 23-24
Website: http://crusaderscrypt.com/bookapalooza/

 

July 2018

 

Detroit, MI: Detroit Festival of Books
Date: July 15th
Website: http://detroitbookfest.com/

Lincolnville, ME: Beyond the Sea Book Festival at Lincolnville Beach
Date: July 21st
Website: http://www.beyondtheseamaine.com/book-festival-.html

Woodstock, VT: Bookstock Literary Festival
Dates: July 27-29
Website: http://bookstockvt.org/

 

August 2018

 

Jackson, MS: Mississippi Book Festival
Date: August 18
Website: http://msbookfestival.com/

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/

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/