International Book Festivals

Celebrations of books and international literature and authors

Calabash International Literary Festival

A three-day festival of readings and music with other forms of storytelling folded in the mix, Calabash is earthy, inspirational, daring and diverse. It’s the only annual international literary festival in the English-speaking Caribbean. All festival events are free and open to the public. Passion...

When: May

    Where: Treasure Beach, JM

Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Five days and over one hundred events at this Irish festival of literature that features big-name authors from around the world....

When: April

    Where: Galway City, Connacht IE

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival is a distinctive international showcase celebrating the written word, literature and ideas. It brings leading and emerging international, British and Scottish authors and thinkers together to inspire each other and audiences in an extensive programme of public e...

When: August

    Where: Edinburgh, Scotland UK

Frye Festival

The Frye Festival is Canada’s only bilingual international literary festival and the largest literary event in Atlantic Canada. The Frye Festival offers the best of local, Canadian and international authors, including children’s authors, graphic novelists, storytellers, poets, playwright...

When: April

    Where: Moncton, NB CA

International Literature Festival Dublin

The International Literature Festival Dublin, founded in 1998, is Ireland’s premier literary event and gathers the finest writers in the world to debate, provoke, delight and enthral. Described by the press as boasting a stunning array of top international literary talent and the country&rsq...

When: May

    Where: Dublin, IE

London Book Fair

The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels....

When: April

    Where: London, England UK

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has evolved to include live bands, poetry readings, chef demos, cultural entertainment and artists ...

When: April

    Where: Los Angeles, CA US

Miami Bookfair International

The Miami Book Fair International Presented by The Center for Literature and Theater at Miami Dade College is the nation’s largest literary event....

When: November

    Where: Miami, FL US

Panorama International Literature Festival

The Panorama International Literature Festival is an event organised by Writers Capital International.an international non-profit, non-political and non-religious literary organisation for writers and creators across the world.The fest is held to help cultural exchange and to enable writers to expan...

When: January

    Where: Mysore, IN

Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival

The Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival, picked by Harper’s Bazaar as one of the UK’s Best Literary Festivals, has become the hot ticket on the national Festival circuit thanks to its stellar line up of literary names in a beautifully intimate setting....

When: October

    Where: North Yorkshire, England UK

Thin Air: Winnipeg International Wriers Festival

Each September, the Winnipeg International Writers Festival welcomes writers from Canada and around the world for a week of readings, lectures, interviews, conversations, book launches, and other events. With programming for adults and children, in English and in French, in the city and outside the ...

When: September

    Where: Winnipeg, MB CA

Toronto International Festival of Authors

The Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) is Canada’s longest-running literary festival, a charitable cultural organization. It presents the finest of Canadian and international writers, artists and thinkers across the range of literary genres from fiction to non-fiction, poetry to play...

When: October

    Where: Toronto, ON CA

UEA Literary Festival

The University of East Anglia’s first literary festival took place in 1991 and over the last twenty two years we have welcomed a host of award-winning authors, journalists, illustrators, scientists, economists, broadcasters and more....

When: March

    Where: Norwich, England UK

Venice Book Fair and Writers Festival

An event for book lovers. Authors selling and signing their latest books in Centennial Park. Proceeds benefit the Venice Heritage Inc....

When: March

    Where: Venice, FL US