2018 Book Festival

Welcome to the Williamsburg Book Festival,

a free event for Readers and Writers Celebrating Creativity!

Saturday, October 6, 2018 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Stryker Center 412 North Boundary St Williamsburg, VA

The Book Festival includes:

Book Fair – 40+ nationally & regionally renowned authors

From children’s books to sports, from romance to self-help, from poetry to historical and contemporary novels, the Williamsburg Book Festival has exceptional offerings from cover to cover.

Workshops & Presentations

Workshops, panels, and presentations take place throughout the day in Stryker Center Room 127. Focused on both readers and writers, the workshops and presentations illuminate library resources for book clubs, the craft of writing, the music of poetry, and the mechanics of the book industry.

Creation Demonstration

A visiting illustrator will demonstrate his or her craft

Poets Laureate of Virginia

A special presentation from the Poetry Society of Virginia.

Publishers’ Alley

Independent Virginia publishing companies display their books and host their authors, editors, and publishers. For the aspiring author, submission guidelines will be at available for each publishing house. A panel discussion in the Workshop Room presents the road to publication through an independent publisher - what to submit, how to catch the editor’s interest, and what to expect in the process.

This is Your Free Community Event - Enjoy!

Are you an Author interested in reserving a table?

Click here to download the 2018 Author Application