Book Fairs and Literary Festivals
Once again, in 2021, most book events are taking place virtually. While this is disappointing to those who enjoy travelling to literary festivals, it is also now possible to take part in more events than ever before from the comfort of your own home.
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Upcoming Book Events
Theakston Old Peculier Crime Festival
The world class, award winning Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, now in its 15th year, celebrates the very best in crime fiction at ...
Starts: 2021-07-22 [Read More]
Bouchercon World Mystery Convention
The World Mystery Convention is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization which holds an annual convention in honor of Anthony Boucher, the disting...
Starts: 2021-08-25 [Read More]
Whistler Writers Festival
This is an annual event in Whistler, which WWS started in 2002. It is a multi-venue, multi-artist, multi-day event. The program includes short se...
Starts: 2021-10-14 [Read More]
Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival
The Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival is a five-day New Orleans affair for writers, readers, and theater lovers. ...
Starts: 2022-03-23 [Read More]
Nantucket Book Festival
The Nantucket Book Festival has established itself as a major summer destination for booklovers with impressive and eclectic line-ups of award-wi...
Starts: 2022-06-16 [Read More]
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Costa Book Awards
The Costa Book Awards honour some of the most outstanding books of the year written by authors based in the UK and Ireland. There are five categories ...
May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize
The May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize is named for May Sarton, the renowned novelist, memoirist, poet, and feminist (1912-1995).
The winner rece...
Drue Heinz Literature Prize
Drue Heinz Literature Prize for a collection of short fiction. The prize carries a cash award of $15,000 and publication by the University of Pittsbur...