Book and Literary Magazine Fairs


JANUARY

Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival
Tampa, FL
Registration Fee: $200–$1,000
Deadline to Register: First come, first served
Website: https://tampablackheritage.org/vendors/

 

FEBRUARY

Amelia Island Book Festival
Fernandina Beach, FL
Deadline to Register: July 15–October 31
Website: https://www.ameliaislandbookfestival.org/

 

MARCH

Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference and Bookfair
Registration Fee: $250 early registration for non-members
Website: https://www.awpwriter.org/

Tucson Festival of Books
Tucson, AZ
Deadline to Register: First come, first served; begins in September
Website: https://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/
To receive exhibitor information, visit https://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/index.php?action=form&form=waitlist&type=exhibitor

 

APRIL

Alabama Book Festival
Montgomery, AL
Registration Fee: $40–$195
Deadline to Register: March 29
Website: http://www.alabamabookfestival.org/welcome.html

Bay Area Book Festival
Berkeley, CA
Registration Fee: $450–$1,000
Deadline to Register: March 16
Website: https://www.baybookfest.org/

Kensington Day of the Book Festival
Kensington, MD
Registration Fee: $100
Deadline to Register: March 17
Website: https://dayofthebook.com/

Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair
Los Angeles, CA
Deadline to Register: December 11
Website: https://www.printedmatter.org/

Wimberley Book Festival
Wimberley, TX
Registration Fee: $50
Website: http://wimberley.bookfestival.network/index.php

 

MAY

Book Expo America
New York, NY
For registration information, visit https://www.bookexpoamerica.com/Exhibit/Want-to-Exhibit/ Website: https://www.bookexpoamerica.com/home/

Gaithersburg Book Festival
Gaithersburg, MD
Registration Fee: $125–$200
Deadline to Register: March 23
Website: https://gaithersburgbookfestival.org/

Lone Star Book Festival
Seguin, TX
Focus: Texas Authors
Registration Fee: $40–$80
Website: http://lonestar.bookfestival.network/index.php

Winnsboro Book Festival
Winnsboro, TX
Focus: Texas Authors
Registration Fee: $10
Website: http://winnsboro.bookfestival.network/

Wordplay Festival
Minneapolis, MN
Deadline to Register: December 31
Website: https://loft.org/festival/about-wordplay

JUNE

African American Book Festival
Austin, TX
Website: https://www.aaabookfest.org/about

Schomburg Center Literary Festival
New York, NY
Focus: Authors of African Descent
Registration Fee: $150–$550
Deadline to Register: June 6; Late Registration Deadline: June 13
Website: https://www.schomburgcenterlitfest.org/vendor

JULY

Granbury Festival
Granbury, TX
Registration Fee: $60
Website: http://granbury.bookfestival.network/

Harlem Book Fair
Harlem, NY
Focus: African American Authors
Registration Fee: $750–$1,150
Deadline to Register: June 28
Website: https://www.harlembookfair.com/

Litlit
Los Angeles, CA
Registration Fee: free
Website: https://litlitfair.com/

Payson Book Festival
Payson, AZ
Focus: Arizona Authors
Registration Fee: $90
Deadline to Register: April 30
For an application, visit https://paysonbookfestival.org/vendors/vendor-application/
Website: https://paysonbookfestival.org/

AUGUST

Mississippi Book Festival
Jackson, MS
For vendor inquiries and information, contact [email protected]
Website: https://msbookfestival.com/

ONYXCON
Atlanta, GA
Focus: African American Authors and Creators
Website: http://www.onyxcon.com/vending

SEPTEMBER

Bookmarks Festival of Books
Winston-Salem, NC
For registration and fee information, email [email protected]
Website: https://www.bookmarksnc.org/festival

Brooklyn Book Fest
Brooklyn, NY
Registration Fee: $425–$1,000
Deadline to Register: June 14; Late Registration Deadline: August 2
Website: https://brooklynbookfestival.org/

Decatur Book Festival September
Decatur/Atlanta, GA
Registration Fee: $675–$825
Website: https://decaturbookfestival.com/

Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair
Long Island City, NY
Deadline to Register: May 31
Website: https://www.printedmatter.org/programs/4-art-book-fairs

Printers Row Lit Fest
Chicago, IL
Registration Fee: $375–$2,850
Deadline to Register: June 29
Website: https://printersrowlitfest.org/

Sacramento Black Book Fair
Sacramento, California
Registration Fee: $50–$600
Deadline to Register: May 18
Website: https://sacramentoblackbookfair.com/

Small Press Book Fair
Culver City, CA
Registration Fee: $25
Website: https://www.vagabondbooks.net/p/events.html

 

OCTOBER

Books by the Banks Cincinnati Book Fest
Cincinnati, OH
For exhibitor information, email [email protected]
Website: https://booksbythebanks.org/

Boston Book Festival
Boston, MA
Registration Fee: $450–$900
Website: https://bostonbookfest.org/

Bucks County Book Festival
Doylestown, PA
Registration Fee: $150
Deadline to Register: July 31
Website: https://www.bucksbookfest.org/vendors

Collingswood Book Festival
Collingswood, NJ
Registration Fee: $25–$50
Deadline to Register: September 2
Website: http://www.collingswoodbookfestival.com/exhibitors_sign_up/exhibitors.php

Hawai’i Book and Music Festival
Honolulu, HI
Registration Fee: $450–$850, or $50/hour for Indie Publishers
Deadline to Register: March 15
Website: https://hawaiibookandmusicfestival.com/booths

Iowa City Book Festival
Iowa City, IA
To apply for a booth, visit http://www.iowacitybookfestival.org/submissions/
Website: http://www.iowacitybookfestival.org/

LATFOB
Los Angeles, CA
Registration Fee: $1,250–$7,800
Registration Form: https://s4.goeshow.com/cstreet/book_festival/2020/exhibitor_sales.cfm
Website: https://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/

LitUp Festival
Knoxville, TN
Focus: YA: by teens, for teens
For vendor information, email [email protected].
Website: http://litupfestival.org/

Louisiana Book Festival
Baton Rouge, LA
Registration Fee: $100–$450
Deadline to Register: October 11
Website: http://louisianabookfestival.org/index.html

National Black Book Festival
Houston, TX
Registration Fee: $300–$350
Deadline to Register: July 31; Late Registration Deadline: August 31
Website: http://www.nationalblackbookfestival.com/exhibitors.htm

Rainbow Book Fair
New York, NY
Focus: LGBT
Registration Fee: $60–$135
Website: https://rainbowbookfair.org/

South Dakota Festival of Books
Brookings & Sioux Falls, SD
For exhibitor information, contact [email protected].
Website: http://sdhumanities.org/festival-of-books/

Southern Festival of Books
Nashville, TN
Deadline to Register: September 1
Website: https://www.humanitiestennessee.org/sfb2019-main/

Twin Cities Book Festival
Minneapolis, MN
For registration information, visit https://twincitiesbookfestival.com/exhibitors/
Website: https://twincitiesbookfestival.com/

Queen City Book Festival
Charlotte, NC
Registration Fee: $80–$200
Deadline to Register: May 3
Website: http://www.qcbookfair.com/431529109

West Virginia Book Festival
Charleston, WV
Registration Fee: Starting at $150
Deadline to Register: July 1
Website: http://wvbookfestival.org/

 

NOVEMBER

Baltimore Book Festival
Baltimore, MD
To apply, visit https://promotionandarts.submittable.com/submit/130795/baltimore-book-festival-light-city-2019-exhibitor-application
Website: https://brilliantbaltimore.com/

Buckeye Book Festival
Wooster, OH
Focus: Ohio Authors
Registration Fee: Free to Submit
Deadline to Register: August 15
Submission Guidelines: https://buckeyebookfair.com/pages/submissions.html
Website: https://buckeyebookfair.com/index.html

Galveston Island Book Festival
Galveston, TX
Registration Fee: $65
Website: http://galveston.bookfestival.network/index.php

Portland Book Fest (formerly Wordstock)
Portland, OR
Registration Fee: $560–$2,500
Deadline to Register: August 14; Late Registration Deadline: October 1
Website: https://literary-arts.org/about/programs/portland-book-festival/exhibitor-application-and-agreement-exhibitor-application/

Texas Book Fest
Austin, TX
Registration Fee: $475–$1,025
Deadline to Register: September 18; Late Registration Deadline: October 9
Website: https://www.texasbookfestival.org/2020-exhibitor-application-and-contract/

The Miami International Book Fair International
Miami, FL
Registration Fee: $320–$1,060
Deadline to Register: September 15
Website: https://www.miamibookfair.com/exhibitor-application/