book festival

Fresh Perspectives at 6th Annual Martha's Vineyard Book Festival fbcadmin Fri, 08/07/2015 - 08:13
Martha's Vineyard has long attracted writers and poets to its sandy shores, and since 2005, the island's Book Festival brings writers from across the country to celebrate reading, writing, and the creative process. The free biennial event has grown over the past decade: This year, over thirty authors spoke about their current projects and also participated in panel discussions on various topics.
Third Annual Nantucket Book Festival, June 20-22 fbcadmin Wed, 03/26/2014 - 10:04

NANTUCKET, MA—The Nantucket Book Festival is pleased to announce the stellar line-up of authors featured at this year’s third annual event, which is quickly becoming the way to kick off summer. For three days, booklovers gather in various Nantucket venues that allow unprecedented access to notable authors and facilitate casual interactions for all involved.

Southern Festival of Books Announces 2013 Author Lineup fbcadmin Tue, 07/09/2013 - 14:01

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word announces a lineup of bestselling and award-winning authors set to headline the 25th annual Southern Festival of Books in Nashville, Oct. 11-13.

Oak Knoll Fest XVII fbcadmin Mon, 09/24/2012 - 12:45
Coming up in just a couple of weeks--make your plans now, if you haven't--is the Oak Knoll Fest, a bi-annual celebration of book arts, fine press, and beautiful books held in and around Oak Knoll Books in New Castle, Delaware. This year's weekend-long event boasts a Friday symposium titled, "The Fine Book in the 21st Century -- Yes, It Will Survive!", that will explore the future of typography and fine printing.
Southern Festival of Books Announces 2012 Author Lineup fbcadmin Tue, 07/31/2012 - 14:43
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Southern Festival of Books announces a lineup of bestselling and award-winning authors set to headline the twenty-fourth Southern Festival of Books in Nashville, Oct. 12-14. The roster includes Katherine Patterson, Junot Diaz, Gillian Flynn, R.L. Stine, AJ Jacobs, Judith Viorst and rising star Karen Thompson Walker.
McCullough, Eggers, Keillor, Egan to Headline National Book Festival fbcadmin Wed, 05/25/2011 - 20:43
World-renowned authors David McCullough, Russell Banks, Dave Eggers, Terry McMillan, Pulitzer Prize-winners Siddhartha Mukherjee and Jennifer Egan, Garrison Keillor, Amy Chua and Nobel- and Pulitzer Prize-winner Toni Morrison will be among more than 80 writers speaking at the 11th annual National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress, on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, between 9th and 14th streets on the National Mall. The event, free and open to the public, will run from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Children's Book Illustration Festival at The Carle fbcadmin Wed, 05/04/2011 - 17:06
AMHERST, MA-Join author and artist Tomie dePaola and illustrators from Western Massachusetts Illustrators Guild (WMIG) at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art on June 4 from 10am to 5pm for its sixth annual Children’s Book Festival with Tomie dePaola and artists from the Western Massachusetts Illustrators Guild Artist to Artist:  Celebrating the Creative Process.  This event for art and book-lovers of all ages will feature art activities, artists’ presentations and demonstrations, an art sale, and book signings.