October 27 & 28, 2017
Charleston Civic Center

Authors

We hope you're as excited as we are for the 2017 West Virginia Book Festival's author lineup. Click on an author's photo to learn more about his or her work. Check back later for schedule updates.

R.L. Stine
 R.L.
 STINE
Joe Hill
 JOE
 HILL
Henry Winkler
 HENRY
 WINKLER
Nicola Yoon
 NICOLA
 YOON
Azar Nafisi
 AZAR
 NAFISI
Anna Smucker
 ANNA EGAN
 SMUCKER
Candace Nelson
 CANDACE
 NELSON
Carter Taylor Seaton
 CARTER TAYLOR
 SEATON
Marc Harshman
 MARC
 HARSHMAN
Azar Nafisi
 PATRICIA
 HARMAN
Sharyn McCrumb
 SHARYN
 McCRUMB

Photo credits: R.L. Stine photo by Dan Nelken. Joe Hill Photo by Joe Hill. Azar Nafisi photo by Stanley Staniski.


Charter Presenters and Sponsors

Many organizations and individuals worked together to make the return of the West Virginia Book Festival a reality. Our charter presenters and sponsors are listed below.

Charter Presenters

Sponsors


Schedule

Please check back for schedule updates.

Coming Soon

In the meantime, view our Image Gallery or visit our Facebook page to see photos and stay up-to-date on everything about the Festival.


Word Play Schedule

Activities for children.

Coming Soon

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Used Book Sale

Great deals on thousands of books, movies, music CDs and more.

Coming Soon

In the meantime, view our Image Gallery or visit our Facebook page to see photos and stay up-to-date on everything about the Festival.


An image of a crowd of people looking through used items at the used book sale.

Marketplace Schedule

The Marketplace is where you will find book sellers, publishers, individual authors and other literary vendors. Here, you can purchase books to be signed by Festival authors, meet local authors and find a variety of books and book-related items.

Coming Soon

In the meantime, view our Image Gallery or visit our Facebook page to see photos and stay up-to-date on everything about the Festival.



If you would like to submit a proposal to present a program at the Festival or apply to be a vendor in the Festival Marketplace, please complete a Program Proposal Form or Vendor Application and submit it by the deadline on the form.

You may submit both forms if you choose. For more information about exhibit space in the Marketplace or submitting a program proposal, read the General Information for Vendors and Authors document.


Where to Stay and Dine

The annual West Virginia Book Festival is held at the Charleston Civic Center. If you plan to stay while visiting the city for the event, there are a number of local hotels and restaurants you may find convenient and appealing.

Hotels

Embassy Suites
300 Court St.
Charleston, WV 25301
Tel: +1-304-347-8700


Charleston Marriott
200 Lee Street E
Charleston, WV 25301
Tel: +1-304-345-6500

Holiday Inn Express
100 Civic Center Dr.
Charleston, WV 25301
Tel: +1-800-315-2621


Click here for a more
complete list of local hotels.

Locations

Charleston Civic Center
200 Lee Street E
Charleston, WV 25301
Tel: +1-304-345-1500
www.charlestonwvciviccenter.com

University of Charleston
2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Tel: +1-800-995-4682
www.ucwv.edu

Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to help in a variety of ways, including set-up, break-down, assisting authors and presenters and assisting with the used book sale, Festival Marketplace, children's programs, crafts and information tables.

Become a Volunteer

Volunteer applications will be available online by August 28.

In the meantime, view our Image Gallery or visit our Facebook page to see photos and stay up-to-date on everything about the Festival.





Images of Charleston provided by David T. Stephenson.