Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2022 and 2023)

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Dayton Book Expo Dayton Book Expo
David H. Ponitz Conference Center Sinclair, Community College Great Hall

444 West Third Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402, Dayton, Ohio 


Date: Friday, March 18, 2022
Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Website: Dayton Book Expo
Phone: 888-802-1802

Description:

Hundreds of book lovers will convene at the Dayton Book Expo. The all-day event includes panel discussions for aspiring authors, activities for children in the Kidz Zone and book signings! The event is free and open to the public.

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University Spring Literary Festival University Spring Literary Festival
Ohio University

Dates: Wednesday, April 6, 2022 to Thursday, April 7, 2022

Website: University Spring Literary Festival

Description:

Since 1986, The Spring Literary Festival has featured some of the world's finest, most distinguished writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction. The three-day festival is held in May on the Ohio University main campus in Athens, OH.

The festival is sponsored by the Creative Writing program in the English Department and is generously funded by the College of Arts & Sciences. All readings and lectures are free and open to the public.

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Ohioana Book Festival Ohioana Book Festival
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

75 E. State St., Columbus, OH 43215, Columbus, Ohio 


Hosted by: The Ohioana Library Association
Dates: Friday, April 29, 2022 to Sunday, May 1, 2022

Website: Ohioana Book Festival
Phone: 614.466.3831
Email: ohioana@ohioana.org

Description:

Since its inception in 2007, the Ohioana Book Festival has given readers the opportunity to connect with their favorite Ohio writers. Held each spring, the Festival welcomes roughly 100 authors and more than 3,000 visitors every year.

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Books by the Banks Books by the Banks
Duke Energy Convention Center

Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Website: Books by the Banks
Email: contact@booksbythebanks.org

Description:

More than 5,000 people and more than 150 authors made the 2015 Books by the Banks book festival our biggest year yet. Our planning teams are already getting ready for 2016. But first, take a look back at what people had to say about our most recent festival. We hope you had as much as fun as they did. See you in 2016!

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Hit the Mic: Black Book Fair & Open Mic Hit the Mic: Black Book Fair & Open Mic
Oasis at Grace

5524 Belmont Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45224


Hosted by: Regal Rhythms Poetry
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Time: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Website: Hit the Mic: Black Book Fair & Open Mic
Email: 1mopoetry@gmail.com

Description:
Admission is FREE and open to the public courtesy of Season Funder, ArtsWave. However, you must register (visit site) If you are interested in book vending contact Mo @ 513-344-0870 A.S.A.P. This is perfect for aspiring and published authors. Free parking on-site, on-street, and approved at College Hill Recreation Center. Refreshments will be served.

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