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List of Important Book Fairs, Festivals and Conferences

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

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