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List of Important Book Fairs, Festivals and Conferences

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Our Detailed List of Upcoming Events


 

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

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