October 27 & 28, 2017
Charleston Civic Center

Authors

Authors for the 2017 Festival are currently being scheduled and will be added to the page as they are confirmed.

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, then 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.

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.

A white image with the West Virginia Book Festival logo in the center.
WVBF
2017
A white image with the West Virginia Book Festival logo in the center.
WVBF
2017
A white image with the West Virginia Book Festival logo in the center.
WVBF
2017
A white image with the West Virginia Book Festival logo in the center.
WVBF
2017

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. Admission is free for Book Festival events.

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

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.

 


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. Admission is free for Book Festival events.

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. Admission is free for Book Festival events.

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 July 1.

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.





In the News

This is where the lastest news of the West Virginia Book Festival can be found. Check back for news releases and other bits of important information. Admission is free for Book Festival events.


Images of Charleston provided by David T. Stephenson.