Book Festivals

Book festivals seem like an exciting way to meet readers, writers, and others in the book industry.  This is only a partial list, which I hope to add to as I hear about more.

Upcoming (2014):

Savannah Book Festival (February 13th-16th), Savannah, GA

Virginia Festival of the Book (March 19th-23rd), Charlottesville, VA

Bologna Children’s Book Fair (March 24th-27th), Bologna, Italy

Buffalo Small Press Book Fair (April), Buffalo, NY

University of North Dakota Writers Conference (April 2nd-4th), Grand Forks, ND

London Book Fair (April 8th-10th), London, England

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books (April 12-13), Los Angeles, CA

Alabama Book Festival (April 19th), Montgomery, AL

Arkansas Literary Festival (April 24th-27th), Little Rock, AR

Blue Ridge Bookfest (April 25th-26th), Flat Rock, NC

Southern Kentucky Book Fest (April 26th), Bowling Green, KY

PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature (April/May), New York, NY

CUNY Chapfest (May), New York, NY

Ohioana Book Festival (May 10th), Columbus, OH

Book Expo America (May 29th-May 31st), NYC

New York Book Festival (June), NYC

Printer’s Row Lit Fest (June 7th-8th), Chicago, IL

Ann Arbor Book Festival (June 19th-21st), Ann Arbor, MI

Edinburgh International Book Festival (August 9th-25th), Edinburgh, Scotland

AJC Decatur Book Festival (August/September), Decatur, GA

Brooklyn Book Festival (September), Brooklyn, NY

Library of Congress National Book Festival (September), Washington, DC

Baltimore Book Festival (September), Baltimore, MA

Bookmarks Book Festival (September), Winston-Salem, NC

The Word on the Street (September), Toronto, Canada

South Dakota Festival of Books (September 26-28), Sioux Falls, SD

Utah Humanities Book Festival (September/October), Salt Lake City, UT

Boston Book Festival (October), Boston, MA

Wisconsin Book Festival (October), Madison, WI

Texas Book Festival (October), Austin, TX

Humanities Montana Festival of the Book (October), Missoula, MT

Litquake (October), San Francisco, CA

Brattleboro Literary Festival (October 2th-5th), Brattleboro, VT

Iowa City Book Festival (October 2nd-5th), Iowa City, IA

Frankfurt Book Fair (October 8th-12th), Frankfurt, Germany

Southern Festival of Books (October 10th-12th), Nashville, TN

Vegas Valley Book Festival (October 16th-18th), Las Vegas, NV

Kentucky Book Fair (November), Frankfort, KY

Miami Book Fair International (November), Miami, FL

Louisiana Book Festival (November 1), Baton Rouge, LA