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List of Important Book Fairs, Festivals and Conferences

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  1. The Bocas Lit Fest
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017 – Port of Spain, Trinidad, Trinidad & Tobago
  2. Arkansas Literary Festival
    Thursday, April 27, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017 – Little Rock, Arkansas
  3. Newburyport Literary Festival
    Friday, April 28, 2017 to Saturday, April 29, 2017 – Newburyport, Massachusetts
  4. Black Writers On Tour
    Saturday, April 29, 2017 – Los Angeles, California
  5. Dayton Book Expo
    Saturday, April 29, 2017 – Dayton, Ohio
  6. Dallas Book Festival
    Saturday, April 29, 2017 – Dallas, Texas
  7. The Sistahs On Lit Book Festival
    Sunday, April 30, 2017 – Sliver Spring, Maryland
  8. Yallwest Santa Monica Book Festival
    Friday, April 28, 2017 to Saturday, April 29, 2017 – Santa Monica, California
  9. Celebration of Black Writing
    Monday, May 1, 2017 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  10. PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature
    Monday, May 1, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017 – New York, New York
  11. RT Booklovers Convention
    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017 – Atlanta, Georgia
  12. Greater St. Louis Book Fair
    Thursday, May 4, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017 – St. Louis, Missouri
  13. The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD)
    Thursday, May 4, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017 – Brampton, Ontario, Canada
  14. African American Children’s Book Fair
    Saturday, May 6, 2017 – Baltimore, Maryland
  15. The Bronx Book Fair
    Saturday, May 6, 2017 – Bronx, New York
  16. OE Book Fair
    Sunday, May 7, 2017 – Tampa, Florida
  17. Anguilla Literary Festival
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 to Sunday, May 21, 2017 – , Anguilla
  18. Gaithersburg Book Festival
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 – Gaithersburg, Maryland
  19. The Spring Book Festival
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 to Sunday, May 21, 2017 – Landover, Maryland
  20. Books in Bloom Literary Festival
    Sunday, May 21, 2017 – Eureka Springs, Arkansas
  21. Queens Book Festival
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 to Sunday, May 28, 2017 – Queens, New York
  22. Black Pack Party
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017 – New York, New York
  23. Book Expo America
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017 to Friday, June 2, 2017 – New York, New York
  24. Go On Girl! Book Club Author Awards Weekend
    Friday, June 2, 2017 to Sunday, June 4, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois
  25. Sacramento Black Book Fair
    Friday, June 2, 2017 to Saturday, June 3, 2017 – Sacramento, California
  26. BookCon
    Saturday, June 3, 2017 to Sunday, June 4, 2017 – New York, New York
  27. Bay Area Book Festival
    Saturday, June 3, 2017 – Berkeley, California
  28. Blk Grrrl Book Fair
    Saturday, June 3, 2017 – Montclair, New Jersey
  29. AAMBC Literary Awards
    Friday, June 9, 2017 to Sunday, June 11, 2017 – Atlanta, Georgia
  30. Printers Row Lit Fest
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 to Sunday, June 11, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois
  31. Ann Arbor Book Festival
    Thursday, June 15, 2017 to Saturday, June 17, 2017 – Ann Arbor, Michigan
  32. ALA Conference
    Thursday, June 22, 2017 to Tuesday, June 27, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois
  33. Austin African American Book Festival
    Saturday, June 24, 2017 – Austin, Texas
  34. Phillis Wheatley Book Awards
    July 2017 – Dates to be Announced – Harlem, New York
  35. Community Book Center Homefest
    July 2017 – Dates to be Announced – New Orleans, Louisiana
  36. Harlem Book Fair
    Saturday, July 15, 2017 – Harlem, New York
  37. The Soulful Chicago Book Fair
    Sunday, July 16, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois
  38. The Atlanta Kick Back
    Saturday, July 22, 2017 – College Park, Georgia
  39. National Book Club Conference
    Friday, July 28, 2017 to Sunday, July 30, 2017 – Atlanta, Georgia
  40. The 33rd Annual Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair
    Friday, August 4, 2017 to Saturday, August 5, 2017 – Denver, Colorado
  41. National Conference of African American Librarians
    Wednesday, August 9, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017 – Atlanta, Georgia
  42. Leimert Park Village Book Fair
    Saturday, August 19, 2017 – Los Angeles, California
  43. Mississippi Book Festival
    Saturday, August 19, 2017 – Jackson, Mississippi
  44. Onyxcon
    Saturday, August 26, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017 – Atlanta, Georgia
  45. Utah Humanities Council Book Festival
    September 2017 – Dates to be Announced – Salt Lake City, Utah
  46. Burlington Book Festival
    September 2017 – Dates to be Announced – Burlington, Vermont
  47. Mid-South Book Festival
    September 2017 – Dates to be Announced – Memphis, Tennessee
  48. AJC Decatur Book Festival
    Friday, September 1, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017 – Decatur, Georgia
  49. Library of Congress National Book Festival
    Saturday, September 2, 2017 – Washington, DC, District of Columbia
  50. Great American Book Festival
    Saturday, September 2, 2017 – Rapid City, South Dakota
  51. Open Book Cape Town
    Wednesday, September 6, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017 – Capetown, South Africa
  52. Carolina Mountains Literary Festival
    Thursday, September 7, 2017 to Saturday, September 9, 2017 – Burnsville, North Carolina
  53. The Fifth Annual Festival of Women Writers
    Friday, September 8, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017 – Hobart, New York
  54. BWABC Literacy Festival
    Friday, September 15, 2017 to Saturday, September 16, 2017 – Memphis , Tennessee
  55. The Children’s Book Festival
    Saturday, September 16, 2017 – Camden, New Jersey
  56. Brooklyn Book Festival
    Sunday, September 17, 2017 – Brooklyn, New York
  57. South Dakota Festival of Books
    Thursday, September 21, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017 – Brookings & Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  58. Baltimore Book Festival
    Friday, September 22, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017 – Baltimore, Maryland
  59. Fall Into Fiction
    Friday, September 22, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017 – Emeryville, California
  60. Jaipur Literature Festival in Boulder
    Saturday, September 23, 2017 – Boulder, Colorado
  61. Fall for the Book
    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 to Saturday, October 14, 2017 – Fairfax, Virginia
  62. Morristown Festival of Books
    Friday, October 13, 2017 to Saturday, October 14, 2017 – Morristown, New Jersey
  63. African American Literary Awards Show
    October 2017 – Dates to be Announced – New York, New York
  64. Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards Ceremony
    October 2017 – Dates to be Announced – Washington, District of Columbia
  65. Northern Arizona Book Festival
    October 2017 – Dates to be Announced – Flagstaff, Arizona
  66. San Diego City College Book Fair
    October 2017 – Dates to be Announced – San Diego, California
  67. Ashland Literary Festival
    October 2017 – Dates to be Announced – Ashland, Oregon
  68. Literary Festival of Charlotte
    October 2017 – Dates to be Announced – Charlotte, North Carolina
  69. SCIBA Trade Show
    October 2017 – Dates to be Announced – North Hollywood, California
  70. Carolina Book Fest
    October 2017 – Dates to be Announced – Charlotte, North Carolina
  71. East of the River Book Festival
    October 2017 – Dates to be Announced – Washington, District of Columbia
  72. Alaska Book Week
    Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Saturday, October 7, 2017 – , Alaska
  73. Los Gatos—Listowel Writers’s Festival
    Thursday, October 5, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017 – Los Gatos, California
  74. New York Comic Con
    Thursday, October 5, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017 – New York, New York
  75. The African American Author’s Expo and Multi-Cultural Book Fair
    Saturday, October 7, 2017 – Timonium, Maryland
  76. Collingswood Book Festival
    Saturday, October 7, 2017 – Collingswood, New Jersey
  77. High Desert Book Festival
    Saturday, October 7, 2017 – Victorville, California
  78. Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Book Fair)
    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017 – Frankfurt, Germany
  79. Brattleboro Literary Festival
    Thursday, October 12, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017 – Brattleboro, Vermont
  80. Fort Worth BookFest
    Thursday, October 12, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017 – Fort Worth, Texas
  81. The Cavalcade of Authors
    Friday, October 13, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois
  82. Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend
    Friday, October 13, 2017 to Saturday, October 14, 2017 – Bowie, Maryland
  83. Twin Cities Book Festival
    Friday, October 13, 2017 to Saturday, October 14, 2017 – Minneapolis, Minnesota
  84. Southern Festival of Books
    Friday, October 13, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017 – Nashville, Tennessee
  85. York Book Expo
    Saturday, October 14, 2017 – York, Pennsylvania
  86. Vancouver Writers Fest
    Monday, October 16, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 – Vancouver, Canada
  87. Virginia Children’s Book Festival
    Thursday, October 19, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017 – Farmville, Virginia
  88. International Festival of Authors
    Thursday, October 19, 2017 to Friday, October 20, 2017 – Toronto, Canada
  89. Independent Authors Book Expo
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 – Roselle, New Jersey
  90. Vegas Valley Book Festival
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 – Las Vegas, Nevada
  91. National Black Book Festival
    Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017 – Houston, Texas
  92. West Virginia Book Festival
    Friday, October 27, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017 – Charleston, West Virginia
  93. Louisiana Book Festival
    Saturday, October 28, 2017 – Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  94. Boston Book Festival
    Saturday, October 28, 2017 – Boston, Massachusetts
  95. Books by the Banks
    Saturday, October 28, 2017 – Cincinnati, Ohio
  96. Third Annual Festival Albertine
    November 2017 – Dates to be Announced – New York, New York
  97. National Book Awards
    November 2017 – Dates to be Announced – New York, New York
  98. Wisconsin Book Festival
    Thursday, November 2, 2017 to Sunday, November 5, 2017 – Madison, Wisconsin
  99. Texas Book Festival
    Saturday, November 4, 2017 to Sunday, November 5, 2017 – Austin, Texas
  100. Kentucky Book Fair
    Friday, November 10, 2017 to Saturday, November 11, 2017 – Frankfort, Kentucky
  101. Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading
    Saturday, November 11, 2017 – St. Petersburg, Florida
  102. Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival
    Saturday, November 11, 2017 – Portland, Oregon
  103. Ake Arts and Book Festival
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017 – Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria
  104. Bluffton Book Festival
    Friday, November 17, 2017 to Saturday, November 18, 2017 – Bluffton, South Carolina
  105. Miami Book Fair International
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017 – Miami, Florida
  106. Mosaic Literary Conference
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 – Bronx, New York
  107. Harlem Renaissance Holiday Fete
    December 2017 – Dates to be Announced – New York, New York
  108. Magical Mirrors Book Fair
    December 2017 – Dates to be Announced – Washington, District of Columbia
  109. Abantu Book Festival
    Thursday, December 7, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017 – Soweto, South Africa
  110. ALA Midwinter Meeting
    January 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Atlanta, Georgia
  111. SDSU Writers’ Conference
    January 2018 – Dates to be Announced – San Diego, California
  112. F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival
    January 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Daytona Beach, Florida
  113. Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival
    January 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Tampa, Florida
  114. African American Children’s Book Fair
    February 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  115. Virginia Festival of the Book
    March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Charlottesville, Virginia
  116. National Black Writers Conference
    March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Brooklyn, New York
  117. Southwest Florida Reading Festival
    March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Fort Myers, Florida
  118. Dahlonega Literary Festival
    March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Dahlonega, Georgia
  119. Oxford Conference for the Book
    March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Oxford, Mississippi
  120. Kingston Book Festival
    March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Kingston, Jamaica, W.I.
  121. Book It
    March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Chicago, Illinois
  122. The Southern Literary Festival
    March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Fort Smith, Arkansas
  123. The Punta Gorda Literary Fair
    March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Punta Gorda, Florida
  124. New York Antiquarian Book Fair
    March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – New York, New York
  125. Venice Book Fair and Writers Festival
    March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Venice, Florida
  126. AWP Conference
    Wednesday, March 7, 2018 to Saturday, March 10, 2018 – Tampa, Florida
  127. Tucson Festival of Books
    Saturday, March 10, 2018 to Sunday, March 11, 2018 – Tucson, Arizona
  128. Alabama Book Festival
    April 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Montgomery, Alabama
  129. Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    April 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Los Angeles, California
  130. Southern Kentucky Bookfest
    April 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Bowling Green, Kentucky
  131. Bethesda Literary Festival
    April 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Bethesda, Maryland
  132. Ohioana Book Festival
    April 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Columbus, Ohio
  133. University Spring Literary Festival
    April 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Athens, Ohio
  134. Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair
    April 2018 – Dates to be Announced – St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
  135. San Antonio Book Festival
    April 2018 – Dates to be Announced – San Antonio, Texas
  136. Annapolis Book Festival
    April 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Annapolis, Maryland
  137. London Book Fair
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to Thursday, April 12, 2018 – London, England
  138. Calabash International Literary Festival
    June 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Treasure Beach, Jamaica, W.I.
  139. National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium
    March 2019 – Dates to be Announced – Brooklyn, New York

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