List of Book Festivals in the United States of America
Cascadia Poetry Festival, WA – The 4th Cascadia Poetry Festival will happen Nov 3-6, 2016 in Seattle at the Spring Street Center. Daphne Marlatt, Brenda Hillman, Sam Hamill, Marilyn Stablein, Judith Roche, Janie Miller and Peter Munro are among the confirmed performers. Michael Pilarski will lead a wildcrafting workshop on Sunday morning Nov 6
Florida Antiquarian Book Fair, FL -The Florida Antiquarian Book Fair is the oldest and largest fair of its kind in the Southeastern United States. The 35th annual Book Fair will be presented in St. Petersburg’s Historic Coliseum, March 11-13, 2016.
Lit Fest, CO –Lit Fest 2016 will take place from June 3-17. Juried workshop instructors include returning faculty Steve Almond, Lidia Yuknavitch, Rebecca Makkai, and Emily Rapp Black, as well as newbies Ben Lerner, Jenny Offill, Jericho Brown, Alexandra Fuller, and Li-Young Lee. Chip Livingston, Christopher Merkner, Sibyl Gardner, Elizabeth Robinson, David J. Daniels, Jacob Appel, and many others, as well as the return of our all-star cast of Lighthouse regulars, including Shari Caudron, William Haywood Henderson, Erika Krouse, Denise Vega, Victoria Hanley, David Rothman, Ben Whitmer, Joanna Ruocco, Nick Arvin, John Brehm, and oodles more.
Dwight Foster Public Library
209 Merchants Avenue
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Mildred Laughlin Festival of Books for Young People, OK -The Mildred Laughlin Festival of Books for Young People is a biennial (even years) event sponsored by the Oklahoma Library Association (OLA). Two authors and one illustrator for children and young adults are invited to present to librarians, teachers, and anyone with a love for literature written for young people.
Printers Row Lit Fest, IL – June. The Printer’s Row Lit Fest is considered the largest free outdoor literary event in the Midwest. The annual festival draws more than 125,000 book lovers to the two-day showcase.
Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival, WI -2016 SCBF Dates: October 7-9. 2016 Festival Theme: Dare to Discover. The 2016 Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival will highlight curiosity, fantasy, and exploration in books for children and teens