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Monday, March 21, 2011

Upcoming Book Festivals 2011

Sometimes book festivals are a way authors can sell their books.  These are just a few of the book festivals scheduled from June through November.  If any of you know of others, please post in the comments section.

June
New York Book Festival,  http://www.newyorkbookfestival.com/

July
Hollywood Book Festival  http://www.hollywoodbookfestival.com/

September
Sept.– Decatur Book Festival. FREE. Near Atlanta, Georgia. http://www.decaturbookfestival.com.
Princeton Children's Book Festival Saturday, September 10, 2011   11:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542. http://www.princetonnewsnetwork.com/2010/09/09/princeton-public-library-presents-childrens-book-festival/
Sept.– Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Conference, Denver, Colorado; www.rmfw.org

Sept. – Brooklyn Book Festival 2011 to be held in Downtown Brooklyn on Sunday,– a huge, free public event. www.brooklynbookfestival.org

Sept. – Orcas Island Writers Festival, Eastsound, Washington. http://www.orcasislandwritersfestival.com/

Sept.  –National Book Festival - Washington, DC. http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/
 More than 70 authors now are slated to appear at the event on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. The event, free and open to the public, situated between 3rd and 7th streets on the National Mall.

Sept. – Baltimore Book Festival – Free. www.BaltimoreBookFestival.com

OCTOBER:

Oct. – The Self-Publishing Book Expo, New York, NY, Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers
Oct.– The Southern Festival of Books, to be held at Nashville's War Memorial Plaza. • www.humanitiestennessee.org/festival

Oct. – Bouchercon by the Bay – San Francisco, CA. www.bcon2010.com

Oct. – Boston Book Festival – Bigger, better and still FREE! www.bostonbookfest.org

Oct.– Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas,  www.texasbookfestival.org

Oct. –Michigan Book Festival, Laurel Park Place Mall, 37500 6 Mile Rd. Livonia, MI. Free and open to the public, bringing books to life through author readings, seminars, and book signings. The Michigan International Books Festival is expected to attract more than 30,000 attendees and book buyers. http://www.internationalbooksfestival.com/

NOVEMBER:

Nov.  – The  New England Book Festival, Boston, Mass. www.newenglandbookfestival.com
Nov. -  Kentucky Book Fair, Louisville, KY,   http://www.kybookfair.org/
Nov. – New Orleans Book Fair,    http://www.nolabookfair.com/

6 comments:

Emily said...

Nov. - Miami Book Fair International
http://www.miamibookfair.com/

Debra Guerrera said...

Nov.19th: The Savannah Children's Book Festival http://www.liveoakpl.org/

Thoughtful Reflections said...

Debra,

Who does an author contact to participate?

Debra Guerrera said...

Hello :)

You can contact Ms. Alicia Boyd at boyda@liveoakpl.org

Hope to see you there!

Jo Ann said...

Oct. 14 - 16: Sheboygan Children's Book Festival - for kids, teens, and book lovers of all ages! http://sheboyganchildrensbookfestival.org

carolynz said...

Oct 15 - Twin Cities Book Festival (St.Paul/Minneapolis, MN) by RainTaxi. http://raintaxi.com/bookfest/