Events

Banned Books Week
Banned Books Week
September 22-30, 2017

ABOUT: Banned Books Week is the 'national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read.' Launched in 1982, the week is used by booksellers, librarians, authors and readers to draw a …   

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Litquake
Litquake
October 6-14, 2017

Two authors established this celebration of the written word in 1999 when they realized just how much locals loved books and booze. San Franciscans take part in this nine day event with pub crawls, au …   

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The Southern Festival of Books
The Southern Festival of Books
October 13-15, 2017

ABOUT:Put on by Humanities Tennessee, the Southern Festival of Books is intended to be a true celebration of the written word by bringing together readers and authors and promoting the joy of reading. …   

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James River Writers Conference
James River Writers Conference
October 13-15, 2017

The 15th annual James River Writers Conference is back, this year featuring more than two dozen guest speakers. The event draws over 300 participants to its conferences, workshops, speakers, networkin …   

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Vancouver Writers Fest
Vancouver Writers Fest
October 16-22, 2017

ABOUT: From the website: 'The Vancouver Writers Fest turns reading into a community experience, bringing people together to share thoughts, explore ideas, and witness brilliant conversations.For …   

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Frankfurt Book Fair
Frankfurt Book Fair
October 11-15, 2017

ABOUT: The world's largest book fair is as rich in history as it is in attendees. According to Peter Weishaas' A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair, the international importance of the fair …   

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Surrey International Writer's Conference
Surrey International Writer's Conference
October 19-22, 2017

ABOUT: 'The Surrey International Writers' Conference, held every October in British Columbia, is the most comprehensive conference of its kind in Canada. SiWC offers writers in all genres — …   

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Boston Book Festival
Boston Book Festival
October 28, 2017

ABOUT:The Boston Book Festival promises something for everyone, with over 150 presenters, a street fair, live music, sessions and seminars, and activities for kids and teens. Free and open to the publ …   

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Louisiana Book Festival
Louisiana Book Festival
October 28, 2017

ABOUT:The Louisiana Book Festival is a free, open to public literary celebration that takes place in Baton Rouge. Events include Wordshops, activities for kids and teens, an Authors Party for contribu …   

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Wisconsin Book Festival
Wisconsin Book Festival
November 2-5, 2017

ABOUT:This annual book festival celebrates literature by bringing authors to Madison and hosting readings, signings, and other events over the course of four days. Madison Public Library, which puts o …   

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Texas Book Festival
Texas Book Festival
November 4-5, 2017

ABOUT: 'The Texas Book Festival celebrates authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. The Texas Book Festival was established in 1995 by Laura Bush, a for …   

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Traverse City Children's Book Festival
Traverse City Children's Book Festival
November 11, 2017

ABOUT:TCCBF is a celebration of children, families, community, and literacy. The festival offers a sampling of books for the entire family from a variety of Michigan and national publishers. Local non …   

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New York Writers Workshop Pitch Conference
New York Writers Workshop Pitch Conference
November 10-12, 2017

ABOUT: 'New York Writers Workshop hosts three-day pitch conferences in New York City for writers of fiction. The conferences are offered twice a year, in the spring and fall, with sections for th …   

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Miami Book Fair International
Miami Book Fair International
November 12-19, 2017

ABOUT: 'On Friday, the Street Fair gets under way. The highlight of the Street Fair is the Festival of Authors, with more than 450 authors reading and discussing their work, including the Latin A …   

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Wollongong Writers Festival
Wollongong Writers Festival
November 24-26, 2017

ABOUT: 'We celebrate the best and brightest of the south coast, and bring exciting ideas and talent from across the nation.'There's something for everybody, every age: panels, entertainment, work …   

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