Authors

We are pleased to announce this exciting lineup of authors for the 2021 West Virginia Book Festival. Click on their photos below to learn more.

We are now accepting program proposals and vendor applications for the 2021 West Virginia Book Festival. Authors and vendors are encouraged to read the the authors and vendors info document. To apply to be a presenter, please complete and return the program proposal form. To apply to be a Marketplace vendor, please complete and return the Marketplace vendor application. You may apply for one or both.

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Colson
WHITEHEAD
Jon
SCIESZKA
Josh
MALERMAN
Eric
EYRE
Denise
GIARDINA

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. It is empty right now, so why not follow us on Facebook in the meantime?

We are now accepting program proposals and vendor applications for the 2021 West Virginia Book Festival. Authors and vendors are encouraged to read the the authors and vendors info document. To apply to be a presenter, please complete and return the program proposal form. To apply to be a Marketplace vendor, please complete and return the Marketplace vendor application. You may apply for one or both.

To Be Announced

Check back in the spring for updates.

Word Play

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

We are now accepting program proposals and vendor applications for the 2021 West Virginia Book Festival. Authors and vendors are encouraged to read the the authors and vendors info document. To apply to be a presenter, please complete and return the program proposal form. To apply to be a Marketplace vendor, please complete and return the Marketplace vendor application. You may apply for one or both.

To Be Announced

Check back in the spring for updates.

 
Storybook Costume Parade

 


Used Book Sale

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

Schedule
See you in 2021!

To Be
Announced


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.

We are now accepting program proposals and vendor applications for the 2021 West Virginia Book Festival. Authors and vendors are encouraged to read the the authors and vendors info document. To apply to be a presenter, please complete and return the program proposal form. To apply to be a Marketplace vendor, please complete and return the Marketplace vendor application. You may apply for one or both.

Festival Marketplace


Writing Workshops

This is where you can find the details about our great writing workshops. It is a little empty right now, so why not follow us on Facebook in the meantime?

We are now accepting program proposals and vendor applications for the 2021 West Virginia Book Festival. Authors and vendors are encouraged to read the the authors and vendors info document. To apply to be a presenter, please complete and return the program proposal form. To apply to be a Marketplace vendor, please complete and return the Marketplace vendor application. You may apply for one or both.

To Be Announced

Check back later for updates.


Hotels & Restaurants

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.

To Be Announced

Check back in the spring for updates.



Images of Charleston provided by David T. Stephenson.