Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2018 and 2019)
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2 Events Found in Illinois
Date: June 2018 – Dates to be AnnouncedLearn more about Printers Row Lit Fest on AALBC.com. (69)
Website: Printers Row Lit Fest
The Printers Row Lit Fest was founded in 1985 by the Near South Planning Board to attract visitors to the Printers Row neighborhood (once the city's bookmaking hub). By 2002, it had grown to five city blocks (on Dearborn, from Congress to Polk), attracting more than 200 booksellers from across the country displaying new, used and antiquarian books and featuring more than 200 authors participating in panels, discussions and a variety of other programs.
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Hosted by: Asadah KirklandLearn more about The Soulful Chicago Book Fair on AALBC.com. (109)
Date: July 2018 – Dates to be Announced
Website: The Soulful Chicago Book Fair
The Soulful Chicago Book Fair is a FREE, outdoor, celebration of literacy and literary arts found throughout the African Diaspora. It is Chicago’s only living “author-centric” festival, filled with OUR stories told through books, spoken word, storytelling, songwriting, play writing and art!
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