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List of Important Book Fairs, Festivals and Conferences

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Our Detailed List of Upcoming Events


 

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

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