Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2022 and 2023)
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8 Events Found in Florida
1651 Lee St, Fort Myers, Florida
There really is something for all ages to experience at the Southwest Florida Reading Festival. Everyone enjoys the multiple stages with the celebrity authors who share ‘inside scoop’ about their latest books or what makes a story idea click for them. You will be able to buy books and have the authors personalize and sign them too! You’ll find our numerous book and educational vendors offering the latest in services and new ideas. Kids will be mesmerized by the storytellers.Learn more about Southwest Florida Reading Festival on AALBC.com.
The Venice Book Fair and Writers Festival is a small, unique program hosting writers teaching writers on Friday night, and authors selling and signing their books to the public on Saturday. All proceeds from the Venice Book Fair and Writers Festival go to Venice Heritage Inc., the 501(c) 3 fundraising arm of two historic sites in Venice, the Lord-Higel House, currently under restoration, and the Venice Museum and Archives expansion project.Learn more about Venice Book Fair and Writers Festival on AALBC.com.
535 4th Ave N, St. Petersburg, Florida
Hosted by: Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association
Dates: Friday, April 1, 2022 to Sunday, April 3, 2022
Website: Florida Antiquarian Book Fair
The book fair is the third largest in the country and features more than one hundred specialized booksellers from all over the United States.
420 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida
“It is our mission at Oxford Exchange to continually foster human engagement, spark meaningful dialogue and establish Tampa’s place as a cultural destination. We launched the OE Book Fair in 2015 to provide an open platform for local authors to connect with their community face to face. A broad array of genres and interests are represented, complimented by discussions and workshops throughout the day of the fair. We hope you’ll join us the discovery of local literary talent!”Learn more about OE Book Fair on AALBC.com.
600 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, Florida, Tampa, Florida
Hosted by: Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, Inc.
Dates: Friday, January 6, 2023 to Sunday, January 15, 2023
Website: Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival
Phone: 888-224-1733 ext. 3143
The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival is an annual, cultural arts & music festival that takes place over the course of 10 days in Tampa Bay, Florida. They host an Author Village for two days during an outdorr festival. Check out AALBC.com’s coverage of the Author Village in 2017Learn more about Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival on AALBC.com.
3000 NW 83rd St Gainesville, FL 32606, Gainesville, Florida
“Bringing Readers and Writers Together” for three days of literary enrichment with over 75 authors, 6 nationally recognized speakers, and a literary heritage tour of sites where Robert Frost, Tennessee Williams, William Bartram, and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings lived and wrote in the area.Learn more about Sunshine State Book Festival on AALBC.com.
925 George W. Engram Boulevard, Daytona Beach, Florida, Daytona Beach, Florida
Hosted by: Donna M. Gray-Banks, Founder & Director
Dates: Thursday, February 23, 2023 to Saturday, February 25, 2023
Website: F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival
Teachers and students with ID are free. Seniors are free.
This book festival actually cover three days and features a film festival and author meet and greet in addition to the fair. The F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival was developed to assist young inspiring authors with their marketing and to introduce them to veterans of the book business at the festival.Learn more about F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival on AALBC.com.
Glades Road, Boca Raton, Florida 33427
We are a 501c-3 non-profit founded in 2015 bringing in NYT best-selling authors. We have more celebrity authors under one roof in one day than any other event in Palm Beach County. Book signings, photo ops, and intense on-stage in-conversation-styleLearn more about Palm Beach Book Festival on AALBC.com.