Literary Festivals

2020

We know it's a heresy, but Man can not live by antiquarian books alone — every so often we just have to find something new to love! (And, while we're at it, maybe meet the author, too...)

That's when we light out to the nearest lit fest. These here are just are a few of our faves! (Click on each one to learn more.)


Florida

Amelia Island Book Festival

Thursday-Saturday, February 13-15

Georgia

Savannah Book Festival

Saturday, February 15

Venice, Florida

Venice Book Fair & Writers Festival

Friday-Saturday, March 20-21

South Carolina

Deckle Edge Literary Festival

March 2020 — TBA

California

Inland Region Multicultural Book & Family Festival

Saturday, April 18

California

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Saturday-Sunday, April 18-19

California

YallWest Young Adult Literary Festival

Friday-Saturday, April 24-25

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Poetry Festival
(and Small Press & Literary Fair)

May 2020 — TBA

New York

PEN World Voices Festival

Monday-Saturday, May 4-9

North Carolina

Queen City Book Fair

Saturday, May 23

New York

BookCon

Saturday-Sunday, May 30-31

Illinois

Printers Row Lit Fest

Saturday-Sunday, June 6-7

New York

Typographics Book Fair
at the Typographics Conference

Saturday-Sunday, June 20-21

Pennsylvania

Pulpfest

Thursday-Sunday, August 6-9

Washington, D.C.

Library of Congress National Book Festival

Saturday, August 29

Georgia

Decatur Book Festival

Friday-Sunday, September 4-6

Pennsylvania

Allegheny Regional Festival of Books

Friday-Saturday, September 18-19

California

High Desert Book Festival

Saturday, September 26

California

Orange County Children’s Book Festival

Sunday, September 27

New York

Brooklyn Book Festival

Saturday-Sunday, October 3-4

Tennessee

Southern Festival of Books & Handmade + Bound

Friday-Sunday, October 9-11

California

North San Diego Latino Book & Family Festival

Saturday, October 10

Minnesota

Twin Cities Book Festival

Saturday, October 17

Kentucky

Louisville Book Festival

Friday-Saturday, October 23-24

Maryland

Baltimore Book Festival

November 2020 — TBA

Texas

Texas Book Festival

Saturday-Sunday, November 7-8

South Carolina

YallFest Young Adult Literary Festival

Friday-Saturday, November 13-14

Florida

Miami International Book Fair

Friday-Sunday, November 20-22

That's it for 2020 (so far). Stay tuned!