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List of Important Book Fairs, Festivals and Conferences

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

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