PROGRAM: West Virginia Book Festival

Presented by:
West Virginia Humanities Council
Local Partner: Libraries, Nonprofits Subject: Literacy, Other, Varies Audience: All

The two-day event features national, regional, and state authors; publishers; booksellers; and literacy and related organizations. Panel discussions, readings, signings, workshops and children’s activities are regular offerings at the festival. The West Virginia Book Festival has presented such notable authors as Nicholas Sparks, Lee Child, Rick Bragg, Rita Mae Brown, David Baldacci, Diana Gabaldon, Craig Johnson, Jeanette Walls, Wil Haygood, Jayne Anne Phillips, Jerry West, Jennifer Chiaverini, James Robertson, Jaimy Gordon, and Denise Giardina. The mission of the festival is to “bring books and people together.”