Book Festivals of Note

Spring and Fall

Spring Book Festivals 2013:
The Shows Do Go On

FEBRUARY

NATCHEZ LITERARY AND CINEMA CELEBRATION 
Natchez, Miss., Feb. 24-27
www.colin.edu/nlcc
(866) 296-6522

SOUTH CAROLINA BOOK FESTIVAL AND ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR
Columbia, S.C., Feb. 27-March 1
www.scbookfestival.org
(803) 771-2477
e-mail: bookfest@schumanities.org

MARCH

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE FESTIVAL
Warrensburg, Mo., March 15-17
http://library.ucmo.edu/childlit/clf
(660) 543-4306
e-mail: williamson@libserv.ucmo.edu

VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK
Charlottesville, Va., March 18-22
www.vabook.org
(434) 924-6890
e-mail: vabook@virginia.edu

BROWARD COUNTY LITERARY FEAST
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., March 20-21
www.literaryfeastonline.org
(954) 357-7384
email: amartinez@bplfoundation.org

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA READING FESTIVAL
Ft. Myers, Fla., March 21
www.lee-county.com/library/ReadingFestivalHome.htm
(239) 461-2900
e-mail: dwest@leegov.com

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS / NEW ORLEANS LITERARY FESTIVAL
New Orleans, La., March 25-29
www.tennesseewilliams.net
(504) 581-1144
e-mail: info@tennesseewilliams.net

ALABAMA BOUND FESTIVAL
Birmingham, Ala., March 28
www.alabamabound.org
(205) 226-3610
e-mail: lwilson@bham.lib.al.us

APRIL

THE LATINO BOOK & FAMILY FESTIVALS
Chicago, Ill.,
(760) 434-4484         Link http://www.lbff.us/chicago-lbff---march-31-april-1-2012.html

FAY B. KAIGLER INTERNATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL
Hattiesburg, Miss., April 1-3
www.usm.edu/bookfest/
(601) 266-4228
e-mail: karen.rowell@usm.edu

GREATER ROCHESTER TEEN BOOK FESTIVAL
Rochester, N.Y., April 4
www.teenbookfestival.org
e-mail: stephanies@tbflive.org

FOX CITIES BOOK FESTIVAL
Appleton, Wisc., April 14-19
www.focol.org/bookfest
(920) 954-9112
e-mail: jennifer@appletondowntown.org

BORDER BOOK FESTIVAL
Mesilla and Las Cruces, N. Mex., April 15-19
www.borderbookfestival.org
(575) 523-3988 
e-mail: bbf@zianet.com

ARKANSAS LITERARY FESTIVAL
Little Rock, Ark., April 16-19
www.arkansasliteraryfestival.org/main.html
(501) 918-3098
e-mail: bmooy@cals.org

SOUTHERN KENTUCKY BOOK FEST
Bowling Green, Ky., April 18
www.sokybookfest.org
(270) 745-5016
e-mail: tracy.harkins@wku.edu

GREEN BOOK FESTIVAL
Los Angeles, Calif., April 22
www.greenbookfestival.com
(323) 665-8080
email: greenbookfestival@sbcglobal.net

ASJA 2013 Writers Conference

NORTHERN ARIZONA BOOK FESTIVAL
Flagstaff, Ariz., April 24-26
www.nazbookfest.com
e-mail: nazbookfest@gmail.com

LOS ANGELES TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS
Los Angeles, Calif., April 25-26
www.latimes.com/extras/festivalofbooks/
(800) LATIMES, ext. 7BOOK

MAY

BOOKS IN BLOOM
Eureka Springs, Ark., May 3
www.booksinbloom.org
(870) 423-5300
e-mail: elderwind@carrollmadisonpubliclibraries.org

BEACH BOOK FESTIVAL
Atlantic City, N.J., May 8-9
www.beachbookfestival.com
(323) 665-8080
Email: beachbookfestival@sbcglobal.net

SAN FRANCISCO BOOK FESTIVAL
San Francisco, Calif., May 8-9
www.sanfranciscobookfestival.com
(323) 665-8080
email: sanfranciscobookfestival@sbcglobal.net

ANN ARBOR BOOK FESTIVAL
Ann Arbor, Mich., May 14-17
www.aabookfestival.org
(734) 369-3366
e-mail: aabf@aabookfestival.org

NATIONAL BLACK BOOK FESTIVAL
Houston, Tex., May 16-17
www.nationalblackbookfestival.com
(800) 340-5454
e-mail: info@nationalblackbookfestival.com

JUNE

NEW YORK BOOK FESTIVAL
New York, N.Y., June 5-6
www.newyorkbookfestival.com
(323) 665-8080
email: newyorkbookfest@aol.com

CHICAGO TRIBUNE PRINTERS ROW BOOK FAIR
Chicago, Ill., June 6-7
www.chicagotribune.com/about/custom/events/printersrow
(312) 527-8280
e-mail: bookfair@tribune.com

AUTHOR! AUTHOR! SHREVEPORT'S CELEBRATION OF THE WRITTEN WORD
Shreveport, La., June 13
www.authorauthorshreveport.com
e-mail: llaird@authorauthorshreveport.com

JULY

HOLLYWOOD BOOK FESTIVAL 
Los Angeles, Calif., July 10-11
www.hollywoodbookfestival.com
(323) 665-8080
e-mail: hollywoodbkfest@aol.com

HARLEM BOOK FAIR
New York, N.Y., July 18
www.qbr.com
(212) 348-1681
email: hbf@qbr.com

Fall Book Festivals 
FALL 2010


AUGUST

THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION DECATUR BOOK FESTIVAL
Atlanta, Ga., August

Link http://www.decaturbookfestival.com/2008/index.php

DELAWARE BOOK FESTIVAL
Dover, Del.,
(302) 739-4748, ext. 113
Link http://www.debookfestival.lib.de.us/festival/index.html

SEPTEMBER

MULTICULTURAL CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL
Washington, D.C.,
(800) 444-1324, ext. 8849   
Link http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/specialevents/bookfestival/

CHARLOTTE LITERARY FESTIVAL
Charlotte, N.C.,
(704) 377-8989  Link http://www.charlotteliteraryfestival.com/


BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL
Brooklyn, N.Y.,
(718) 802-3846
email: ekoch@brooklynbp.nyc.gov Link http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/


THE LATINO BOOK & FAMILY FESTIVALS

Houston, Tex., (760) 434-4484               
Link  http://lbff.us/


FALL FOR THE BOOK LITERARY FESTIVAL

Fairfax, Va., (703) 993-3986
email: fftb@gmu.edu   Link  http://www.fallforthebook.org/


WEST TEXAS BOOK & MUSIC FESTIVAL
Abilene, Tex., (325) 665-2424
email: judithkph@suddenlink.net   
Link http://www.abilenetx.com/APL/book_music_fest.html


BALTIMORE BOOK FESTIVAL

Baltimore, Md.,          
Link http://www.baltimorebookfestival.com/


SOUTH DAKOTA FESTIVAL OF BOOKS

Sioux Falls, S. Dak., 
(605) 688-6113         
Link http://www.freewebs.com/sdfestivalofbooks/specialevents.htm

AUTUMN BOOK FESTIVAL
Fostoria, Ohio,  (419) 377-3814
email: nlc_tcog7@yahoo.com 
Link http://www.autumnbookfestival.bravehost.com/index.html

NATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL
Washington, D.C.,
(888) 714-4696
email:
bookfest@loc.gov   Link http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/

SANTA BARBARA BOOK & AUTHOR FESTIVAL
Santa Barbara, Calif., (805) 965-3023
email: marcia@sbchamber.org  Link http://www.sbbookfestival.org/


WEST HOLLYWOOD BOOK FAIR
Los Angeles, Calif.,
(323) 848-6400 Link http://www.westhollywoodbookfair.org/

OCTOBER

WORDSTOCK
Portland, Ore.,
(503) 546-1012
email: gail@wordstockfestival.com Link http://www.wordstockfestival.com/

AuthorFest of the Rockies
October 2-3, 2009

Manitou Springs, CO link www.authorfestoftherockies.org

TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL
Austin, Tex.,
(512) 477-4055  Link http://www.texasbookfestival.org/

NOVELLO FESTIVAL OF READING
Charlotte, N.C.,
(704) 336-2725     Link http://www.plcmc.org/novello/

AMELIA ISLAND BOOK FESTIVAL
Amelia Island, Fla.,
(904) 491-8176 Link http://www.bookisland.org/

NEW YORKER FESTIVAL
New York, N.Y.,

Link http://festival.newyorker.com/

LITQUAKE
San Francisco, Calif.
(415) 750-1497  List http://www.litquake.org/

COLLINGSWOOD BOOK FESTIVAL
Collingswood, N.J.,
email: jean@collingswoodbookfestival.com
Link http://www.collingswoodbookfestival.com/

LOUISIANA BOOK FESTIVAL
Baton Rouge, La.,
(225) 219-9503
email: rwilson@state.lib.la.us 
Link http://www.louisianabookfestival.org/

ORANGE COUNTY CHILDREN'S BOOK FESTIVAL
Costa Mesa, Calif.,
email: michelle@kidsbookfestival.com Link http://www.kidsbookfestival.com/attendee.html

SOUTHERN FESTIVAL OF BOOKS
Nashville, Tenn.,
(615) 770-0006
email: paul@humanitiestennessee.org Link http://tn-humanities.org/festival/index.php

TWIN CITIES BOOK FESTIVAL
Minneapolis, Minn.,
email: info@raintaxi.com  Link http://www.raintaxi.com/bookfest/

WEST VIRGINIA BOOK FESTIVAL
Charleston, W. Va.,
(304) 343-4646, ext. 246
email: pam.may@kanawha.lib.wv.us
Link http://www.wvhumanities.org/bookfest/bookfest2.htm

WISCONSIN BOOK FESTIVAL
Madison, Wis., (608) 262-0706
email: alison@wisconsinbookfestival.org
Link http://www.wisconsinbookfestival.org/

NEBRASKA BOOK FESTIVAL
Lincoln, Ne.,
(800) 307-2665
email: maryjo.ryan@nebraska.gov
 
Link http://bookfestival.nebraska.gov/default.htm

 MONTANA FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK
Missoula, Mont.,
(406) 243-6022
email: kim.anderson@umontana.edu
Link http://visitmt.com/categories/moreinfo.asp?IDRRecordID=12423&SiteID=1

ST. PETERSBURG TIMES FESTIVAL OF READING
St. Petersburg, Fla.,
(727) 893-8523
email:
lkg426@verizon.net Link http://www.festivalofreading.com/ 

GEORGIA LITERARY FESTIVAL
Bainbridge, Ga.,
(229) 248-2590
email: bainbooknook@yahoo.com Link http://www.georgialiteraryfestival.org/

UTAH HUMANITIES BOOK FESTIVAL
Salt Lake City, Utah,
(801) 359-9670
email: batt@utahhumanities.org
Link http://www.utahhumanities.org/BookFestival.htm

THE AUSTIN JEWISH COMMUNITY BOOK FAIR
Austin, Tex., (512) 735-8076

NOVEMBER

BUCKEYE BOOK FAIR
Wooster, Ohio,
(330) 262-3244
email: bbfmgr@woosterbook.com Link http://www.buckeyebookfair.com/

VEGAS VALLEY BOOK FESTIVAL
Las Vegas, Nev.,
email: info@vegasvalleybookfest.org Link http://www.vegasvalleybookfest.com/

ROCHESTER CHILDREN'S BOOK FESTIVAL
Rochester, N.Y.,
(585) 671-0441
email: cjohmann@rochester.rr.com
Link http://www.rochesterchildrensbookfestival.org/ 

CONNECTICUT CHILDREN’S BOOK FAIR
Storrs, Conn.,
(860) 486-1307
email: staubach@uconnvm.uconn.edu
Link http://bookfair.uconn.edu/

MIAMI BOOK FAIR INTERNATIONAL
Miami, Fla., November
(305) 237-3258
email: wbookfair@mdc.edu  Link http://www.miamibookfair.com/

KENTUCKY BOOK FAIR
Frankfort, Ky.,
(502) 564-8300, ext. 297  Link http://www.kybookfair.org/

NEW ORLEANS BOOKFAIR
New Orleans, La.,
(504) 813-6163
email: nolabookfair@gmail.com  Link http://www.nolabookfair.com/