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.
Please check back for schedule updates.
Activities for children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Volunteer applications will be available online by July 1.
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.