October 4 & 5, 2019
Charleston Coliseum
& Convention Center

Authors

Authors for the 2019 West Virginia Book Festival will be announced in a few months, so stay tuned!

Program proposal applications will be available starting February 1, 2019 for authors who are interested in presenting at the next Festival.

Visit us on Facebook in the meantime.


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Charter Presenters and Sponsors

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

Charter Presenters

Sponsors


Schedule

This is where you can stay up-to-date on all the happenings of this year's Festival.

Thursday, Oct. 3

Check back in the spring of 2019 for updates.


Friday, Oct. 4

Check back in the spring of 2019 for updates.

Saturday, Oct. 5

Check back in the spring of 2019 for updates.


Word Play

Activities for children. Don't miss the Storybook Costume Parade!

Friday, Oct. 4

Check back in the spring of 2019 for updates.


Saturday, Oct. 5

Check back in the spring of 2019 for updates.

Friday & Saturday

Children's Activities

Storybook Costume Parade

 


Used Book Sale

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

Saturday, Oct. 5
Saturday Only!

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Regular Prices

3 - 3:30 p.m.
Closed for Setup
of Reduced Price Sale

3:30 - 5 p.m.
Sale Pricing


An image of a crowd of people looking through used items at the used book sale.
Don't miss this huge sale.

Marketplace

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.

Applications

Applications to be a vendor
at the upcoming Festival
will be available
starting February 1, 2019.

Festival Marketplace


Writing Workshops

Interested in attending one of our writing workshops? All the details about this year's workshops are on this panel.

Applications


Program proposal applications will be available starting February 1, 2019 for authors who are interested in presenting at the next Festival.


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 Coliseum
& Convention Center

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

West Virginia Culture Center
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25305
Tel: +1-304-558-0220
www.wvculture.org


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.

Applications

Applications to volunteer
at the upcoming Festival
will be available starting August 1, 2019.



Images of Charleston provided by David T. Stephenson.