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

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5 Events Found in New Jersey

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North Jersey Literary Festival North Jersey Literary Festival
Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University-Newark, University Heights

350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Newark, New Jersey 

Hosted by: Garden State Events, LLC and Chanelle Alexandria
Dates: Thursday, May 5, 2022 to Monday, September 5, 2022

Website: North Jersey Literary Festival


The FIRST annual North Jersey Literary Festival, where entrepreneurship meets the literary world.

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Montclair Literary Festival Montclair Literary Festival

Hosted by: Succeed2gether
Date: Saturday, May 6, 2023

Website: Montclair Literary Festival
Phone: 973-746-0553


Festival Day will be a full day of in-person events, from literary fiction and non-fiction discussion panels to talks and activities for children and teens.

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Independent Authors Book Expo Independent Authors Book Expo
Warinanco Sports Center

One Park Drive, Roselle, NJ 07203, Roselle, New Jersey 

Hosted by: Independent Authors Book Experience (IABX)
Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Website: Independent Authors Book Expo
Phone: 973-723-4584


Come out and meet face to face with local and international authors. Friends, family, and the community at large are encouraged to come out and support our budding authors. Authors will make presentations from their books; also games, prizes, promotional giveaways will be available. A wide selection of books will be available for purchase at the event. This event will feature the following: Author exhibits Author Readings and Signings Children's Corner (with Arts and Crafts and Author Readings) Free Workshops and Seminars Book Club Meet and Greet, and much more!

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Collingswood Book Festival Collingswood Book Festival
Along Haddon Avenue, Downtown Collingswood, NJ

Hosted by: Collingswood Public Library
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Website: Collingswood Book Festival

Book lovers of all ages: join us on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Stroll more than six blocks of Haddon Avenue filled with authors/speakers for adults and children, as well as booksellers, storytellers, poetry readings, workshops, exhibitors, kid-friendly activities, and entertainment for all ages. This award-winning festival is the longest-running, largest literary event in the Delaware Valley. Remember, all events are free! Black Power Line

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Morristown Festival of Books Morristown Festival of Books

Dates: Friday, October 7, 2022 to Saturday, October 8, 2022

Website: Morristown Festival of Books


The Morristown Festival of Books celebrates the power of the written word to challenge, transport and transform us, while bringing together our community in conversation.

Modeled after successful book festivals in other communities throughout the world, the Morristown Festival of Books brings together acclaimed authors with readers and book lovers.

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