List of Important Book Fairs, Festivals and Conferences

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  1. Mississippi Book Festival
    Saturday, August 20, 2022 – Jackson, Mississippi
  2. Read My World
    Thursday, September 1, 2022 to Saturday, September 3, 2022 – Amsterdam, Netherlands
  3. North Jersey Literary Festival
    Thursday, May 5, 2022 to Monday, September 5, 2022 – Newark, New Jersey
  4. Carolina Mountains Literary Festival
    Thursday, September 8, 2022 to Saturday, September 10, 2022 – Burnsville, North Carolina
  5. Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair
    Friday, September 9, 2022 to Saturday, September 10, 2022 – Denver, Colorado
  6. SCIBA Trade Show
    Friday, September 9, 2022 to Sunday, September 11, 2022 – Pomona, California
  7. Festival of Women Writers
    Friday, September 9, 2022 to Sunday, September 11, 2022 – Hobart, New York
  8. Sacramento Black Book Fair
    Sunday, September 11, 2022 to Monday, September 12, 2022 – Sacramento, California
  9. Kerrytown BookFest
    Sunday, September 18, 2022 – Ann Arbor, Michigan
  10. Act Like an Author, Think Like a Business Conference
    Thursday, September 22, 2022 to Saturday, September 24, 2022 – Las Vegas, Nevada
  11. South Dakota Festival of Books
    Friday, September 23, 2022 to Sunday, September 25, 2022 – Brookings & Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  12. Wimbledon BookFest
    Thursday, September 22, 2022 to Monday, September 26, 2022 – London, United Kingdom
  13. Kentucky Book Fair
    Saturday, October 29, 2022 to Thursday, September 29, 2022 – Frankfort, Kentucky
  14. Louisiana Book Festival
    Saturday, October 29, 2022 to Thursday, September 29, 2022 – Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  15. AJC Decatur Book Festival
    Saturday, October 1, 2022 – Decatur, Georgia
  16. Black Authors & Readers Rock
    Saturday, October 1, 2022 – Oxon Hill, Maryland
  17. Collingswood Book Festival
    Saturday, October 1, 2022 – Collingswood, New Jersey
  18. International Festival of Authors
    Thursday, September 22, 2022 to Sunday, October 2, 2022 – Toronto, Canada
  19. Kingston WritersFest
    Wednesday, September 28, 2022 to Sunday, October 2, 2022 – Ontario, Canada
  20. Brooklyn Book Festival
    Sunday, September 25, 2022 to Monday, October 3, 2022 – Brooklyn, New York
  21. Morristown Festival of Books
    Friday, October 7, 2022 to Saturday, October 8, 2022 – Morristown, New Jersey
  22. New York Comic Con
    Thursday, October 6, 2022 to Sunday, October 9, 2022 – New York, New York
  23. The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color
    Wednesday, October 5, 2022 to Sunday, October 9, 2022 – Albuquerque, New Mexico
  24. The Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair
    Saturday, October 8, 2022 to Sunday, October 9, 2022 – Seattle, Washington
  25. Printers Row Lit Fest
    Monday, October 10, 2022 to Tuesday, October 11, 2022 – Chicago, Illinois
  26. Virginia Children’s Book Festival
    Wednesday, October 12, 2022 to Friday, October 14, 2022 – Farmville, Virginia
  27. Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards Ceremony
    Saturday, October 15, 2022 – Washington, District of Columbia
  28. Twin Cities Book Festival
    Saturday, October 15, 2022 – Minneapolis, Minnesota
  29. Fall for the Book
    Wednesday, October 12, 2022 to Saturday, October 15, 2022 – Fairfax, Virginia
  30. Southern Festival of Books
    Friday, October 14, 2022 to Sunday, October 16, 2022 – Nashville, Tennessee
  31. Wisconsin Book Festival
    Thursday, October 13, 2022 to Sunday, October 16, 2022 – Madison, Wisconsin
  32. Brattleboro Literary Festival
    Thursday, October 13, 2022 to Sunday, October 16, 2022 – Brattleboro, Vermont
  33. National Black Book Festival
    Thursday, October 20, 2022 to Saturday, October 22, 2022 – Houston, Texas
  34. Vegas Valley Book Festival
    Saturday, October 22, 2022 – Las Vegas, Nevada
  35. West Virginia Book Festival
    Friday, October 21, 2022 to Saturday, October 22, 2022 – Charleston, West Virginia
  36. Vancouver Writers Fest
    Monday, October 17, 2022 to Sunday, October 23, 2022 – Vancouver, Canada
  37. Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Book Fair)
    Wednesday, October 19, 2022 to Sunday, October 23, 2022 – Frankfurt, Germany
  38. Utah Humanities Council Book Festival
    Thursday, September 8, 2022 to Monday, October 24, 2022 – Salt Lake City, Utah
  39. Boston Book Festival
    Saturday, October 29, 2022 – Boston, Massachusetts
  40. CALS Six Bridges Book Festival
    Thursday, October 20, 2022 to Sunday, October 30, 2022 – Little Rock, Arkansas
  41. The Christian Book Lover’s Retreat
    Thursday, October 27, 2022 to Sunday, October 30, 2022 – Charlotte, North Carolina
  42. Six Bridges Book Festival
    Thursday, October 20, 2022 to Sunday, October 30, 2022 – Little Rock, Arkansas
  43. Texas Book Festival
    Saturday, November 5, 2022 to Sunday, November 6, 2022 – Austin, Texas
  44. Sharjah International Book Fair
    Wednesday, November 2, 2022 to Sunday, November 13, 2022 – Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  45. Charleston Literary Festival
    Thursday, November 3, 2022 to Sunday, November 13, 2022 – Charleston, South Carolina
  46. National Book Awards
    Wednesday, November 16, 2022 – New York, New York
  47. Books by the Banks
    Saturday, November 19, 2022 – Cincinnati, Ohio
  48. Miami Book Fair International
    Sunday, November 13, 2022 to Sunday, November 20, 2022 – Miami, Florida
  49. Ake Arts and Book Festival
    Tuesday, November 22, 2022 to Saturday, November 26, 2022 – Ikeja, Nigeria
  50. Black Ink: A Charleston African-American Book Festival
    Thursday, January 12, 2023 to Saturday, January 14, 2023 – Charleston, South Carolina
  51. Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival
    Friday, January 6, 2023 to Sunday, January 15, 2023 – Tampa, Florida
  52. Digital Book World
    Monday, January 16, 2023 to Wednesday, January 18, 2023 – Nashville, Tennesse
  53. Sunshine State Book Festival
    Friday, January 27, 2023 – Gainesville, Florida
  54. North Texas Teen Book Festival
    Friday, March 3, 2023 to Saturday, March 4, 2023 – Irving, Texas
  55. Bologna Children’s Book Fair
    Monday, March 6, 2023 to Thursday, March 9, 2023 – Bologna, Italy
  56. AWP Conference
    Wednesday, March 8, 2023 to Saturday, March 11, 2023 – Kansas City, Missouri
  57. SOKY Book Fest
    Friday, March 24, 2023 to Saturday, March 25, 2023 – Bowling Green, Kentucky
  58. Virginia Festival of the Book
    Wednesday, March 22, 2023 to Sunday, March 26, 2023 – Charlottesville, Virginia
  59. The Southern Literary Festival
    Friday, April 21, 2023 to Sunday, April 23, 2023 – Fort Smith, Arkansas
  60. Annapolis Book Festival
    Saturday, April 29, 2023 – Annapolis, Maryland
  61. Montclair Literary Festival
    Saturday, May 6, 2023 – Montclair, New Jersey
  62. Bay Area Book Festival
    Saturday, May 6, 2023 to Sunday, May 7, 2023 – Berkeley, California
  63. Go On Girl! Book Club Author Awards Weekend
    Saturday, May 20, 2023 to Tuesday, May 23, 2023 – Los Angeles, California
  64. Sydney Writers’ Festival
    Monday, May 22, 2023 to Sunday, May 28, 2023 – Sydney, Australia
  65. Schomburg Center Literary Festival
    Saturday, June 17, 2023 – New York, New York
  66. National Book Club Conference
    Thursday, July 27, 2023 to Sunday, July 30, 2023 – Atlanta, Georgia
  67. Black Books Matter Day
    Saturday, August 5, 2023 – Oxon Hill, Maryland
  68. Harlem Book Fair
    Tuesday, August 22, 2023 – Harlem, New York
  69. Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention
    Wednesday, August 30, 2023 to Sunday, September 3, 2023 – Sacramento, California
  70. The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University
    Sunday, September 3, 2023 – New Orleans, Louisiana

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