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U.S. Book Fairs and Literary Festivals

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AJC Decatur Book Festival
The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and one of the five largest overall. Since its launch, more...
Decatur, GA
Starts: 2018-08-31   [Read More]

Alabama Book Festival
The Alabama Book Festival is an annual event to promote literacy around the state and celebrate local authors.The annual book festival is a fa...
Montgomery, AL
Starts: 2019-04-13   [Read More]

Alabama Writers' Conclave
The Conclave is today one of the oldest continuing writers' organization in the United States. Writers, aspiring writers and supporters of t...
Birmingham, AL
Starts: 2018-06-15   [Read More]

All Write Now! Writers' Conference
The second annual All Write Now! Conference will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2015, 8-5 p.m., at the University Center on the beautiful campus o...
Cape Girardeau, MO
Starts: 2018-08-04   [Read More]

Amelia Island Book Festival
This 16th annual Amelia Island Book Festival (AIBF), is set for Feb. 16-18, 2017. Planning is now underway. It has something for everyone! Whethe...
Fernandina Beach, FL
Starts: 2019-02-14   [Read More]

Austin Book and Map Show
Austin's only rare and collectible book show: a luscious browsing experience with 50+ exhibitors! Beautiful books - along with postcards, posters...
Austin, TX
Starts: 2019-01-12   [Read More]

Austin International Poetry Festival
Poets from around the world, country, and all of Texas gather for four days of live performances, readings and workshops during the Austin Intern...
Austin, TX
Starts: 2019-04-04   [Read More]

Baltimore Book Festival
The Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of author appearances and book signings, 100+ exhibitors and booksellers, non-stop readings on mult...
Baltimore, MD
Starts: 2018-09-28   [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...
St. Petersburg, FL
Starts: 2018-09-06   [Read More]

Brooklyn Book Festival
The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars ...
Brooklyn, NY
Starts: 2019-09-09   [Read More]

The Seattle Arts Festival always has active coffee houses and a book fair spotlighting literary artists....
Seattle, WA
Starts: 2019-08-30   [Read More]

Buxton Festival
Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals, Buxton Festival is a summer celebration of the very best o...
Buxton, Derbyshire,
Starts: 2019-07-05   [Read More]

Columbia Gorge Book Festival
Columbia Gorge Book Festival is proud to announce its first author and reader event. This event focuses on bringing authors and readers together....
The Dalles, Oregon
Starts: 2019-10-05   [Read More]

Dahlonega Literary Festival
The Dahlonega Literary Festival is an annual celebration of books that takes place in March. Situated in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, it is an in...
Dahlonega, GA
Starts: 2019-03-01   [Read More]

Deadly Ink Mystery Conference
The Deadly Ink Mystery Conference is held annually each August in New Brunswick, NJ, for writers and fans of mystery fiction....
New Brunswick, NJ
Starts: 2018-08-10   [Read More]

Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival
The Children’s Book Festival annually draws approximately 400 visitors to USM and Hattiesburg annually, including librarians, educators and fan...
Hattiesburg, MS
Starts: 2020-04-01   [Read More]

Festival of Faith and Writing
The biennial writing festival at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, celebrating matters of faith. The Festival of Faith and Writing gather...
Grand Rapids, MI
Starts: 2020-04-16   [Read More]

Gaithersburg Book Festival
The Gaithersburg Book Festival is an annual all-day celebration of books, writers and literary excellence. ...
Gaithersburg, MD
Starts: 2019-05-18   [Read More]

Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference
Attendees to this conference benefit from a full spectrum of educational lectures, panels, interactive workshops and special events, featuring ve...
Los Angeles, CA
Starts: 2019-06-21   [Read More]

High Plains BookFest
Over the last twelve years, the High Plains BookFest has served to praise and define the literary output of a vast and diverse region of the coun...
Billings, MT
Starts: 2018-10-18   [Read More]

Irish Writers' Festival
Four days of Irish poetry, fiction, history, film, art and music. Writing workshops and writing contests. Visiting Irish and authors present read...
Los Gatos, CA
Starts: 2018-10-11   [Read More]

Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference
Held in Homer, Alaska, this nationally recognized writing conference features workshops, readings and panel presentations in fiction, poetry, non...
Homer, AK
Starts: 2019-06-14   [Read More]

Kalamazoo Valley Museum Storytelling Festival
The Kalamazoo Valley Museum celebrates their 5th Annual Storytelling Festival, “Searching for Peace!” Storytellers from across the United St...
Kalamazoo, MI
Starts: 2019-02-01   [Read More]

Killer Nashville International Writers' Conference
The Killer Nashville International Writers' Conference is a four-day event bringing together some of the world's best authors, aspiring writers, ...
Franklin, TN
Starts: 2018-08-23   [Read More]

LA Art Book Fair
Free and open to the public, Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair is a unique event for artists' books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and z...
Los Angeles, CA
Starts: 2019-04-12   [Read More]

Left Coast Crime
Left Coast Crime is a convention of fans and authors who gather during the first quarter of the calendar year in Western North America (as define...
Phoenix, AZ
Starts: 2019-03-28   [Read More]

Liberty States Fiction Writers Conference
The Liberty States Fiction Writers presents two full days of activities to develop and promote writers of all levels of experience and every genr...
West Caldwell, NJ
Starts: 2019-03-30   [Read More]

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 ...
Los Angeles, CA
Starts: 2019-04-13   [Read More]

Massachusetts Poetry Festival
During the first weekend of May, Salem becomes the epicenter of contemporary American poetry, offering rare opportunities to hear the nation’s ...
Salem, MA
Starts: 2018-05-04   [Read More]

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...
Miami, FL
Starts: 2018-11-11   [Read More]

Montclair Literary Festival
Montclair Literary Festival is a community-wide event that aims to exchange ideas, inspire future literary works and engage with different points...
Montclair, NJ
Starts: 2019-03-21   [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...
Nantucket, MA
Starts: 2019-06-13   [Read More]

Northampton Book & Arts Fair
Readings, talks and book signings by fiction writers, graphic novelists, poets, children’s book writers & illustrators, publishing and culi...
Northampton, PA
Starts: 2018-11-30   [Read More]

Oklahoma Writers Federation Conference
Enjoy sessions with publishing experts who can provide career-advancing knowledge. Speakers on legal issues, short stories, writing for film, edi...
Oklahoma City, OK
Starts: 2019-05-03   [Read More]

Orange County Children's Book Festival
There really is something for children of all ages to experience at the Orange County Children’s Book Festival. We know you’ll find our nume...
Costa Mesa, CA
Starts: 2018-09-30   [Read More]

Payson Book Festival
The mission of the Payson Book Festival is to enhance the love of reading by providing an environment that encourages personal interaction betwee...
Payson, AZ
Starts: 2018-07-21   [Read More]

San Francisco Writers Conference
The SFWC helps writers become published authors and build professional writing careers. The SFWC presenters list includes bestselling authors, li...
San Francisco, CA
Starts: 2019-02-14   [Read More]

Savannah Book Festival
The Savannah Book Festival is an independent, nonprofit corporation led by a volunteer board of directors. SBF hosts best-selling and emerging a...
Savannah, GA
Starts: 2019-02-14   [Read More]

SDSU Writers' Conference
Whether you're a beginning writer or a published professional, the San Diego State University Writers' Conference is for you. This conf...
San Diego, CA
Starts: 2019-01-31   [Read More]

Sleuthfest is all about writing workshops, social events, and pitch sessions for mystery, suspense, and thriller writers. Sessions will be held o...
Boca Raton, FL
Starts: 2019-03-14   [Read More]

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Winter Conference
The SCBWI Winter Conference is an incredible weekend with the top editors, agents, art directors, authors and illustrators in the children's publ...
New York City, NY
Starts: 2019-02-08   [Read More]

Southern Festival of Books
A three-day literary event, welcoming more than 20,000 visitors and over 200 guest authors. Festival goers enjoy book signings and panel discussi...
Nashville, TN
Starts: 2019-10-11   [Read More]

Southern Kentucky Book Fest
The Southern Kentucky Book Fest is one of the state’s largest literary events. Held in Bowling Green, Kentucky each April, Book Fest draws thou...
Bowling Green, KY
Starts: 2019-04-26   [Read More]

Teen Bookfest by the Bay
Teen Bookfest by the Bay is a non-profit organization formed by a group of Corpus Christi Bay area school and public librarians for the express p...
Corpus Christi, TX
Starts: 2019-02-16   [Read More]

Texas Storytelling Festival
Join the masters of storytelling at the Texas Storytelling Festival in Denton, Texas. Held over four days, this festival brings together the best...
Denton, TX
Starts: 2019-03-07   [Read More]

Time Out For Writers Conference
The annual ANWA Time Out for Writers Conference is a 2 1/2 day professional conference for writers of all levels, from beginner to best-selling a...
Tempe, AZ
Starts: 2019-09-12   [Read More]

Tuscon Festival of Books
The Tucson Festival of Books is a community-wide celebration of literature. Offered free-of-charge, the Festival exists to improve literacy rates...
Tuscon, AZ
Starts: 2019-03-02   [Read More]

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....
Venice, FL
Starts: 2019-03-15   [Read More]

White County Creative Writers' Conference
Attend workshops about writing, editing and getting published. Also featured are several writing contests, with contest awards presented during t...
Searcy, AR
Starts: 2018-09-01   [Read More]

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 23rd Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway. Join us January 15-18, 2016 at the historic Se...
Galloway, NJ
Starts: 2020-01-12   [Read More]

WriteNow! Conference
Renowned experts will take the mystery out of getting published and becoming a best-selling author, in any genre. This extraordinary event is ope...
Phoenix, AZ
Starts: 2018-08-10   [Read More]

Writers in Paradise at Eckerd College
For over a decade, Writers in Paradise has helped talented writers better their craft. The intimate size and secluded location of Eckerd C...
St. Petersburg, FL
Starts: 2019-01-19   [Read More]