Featured Books & Authors 2018

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Welcome to the
Baltimore Book Festival!

Where readers and authors connect

Sept 28-30, 2018
Fri - Sun: 11am - 7pm
Baltimore Inner Harbor

The Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of author appearances and book signings, 100+ exhibitors and booksellers, non-stop readings on multiple stages, cooking demos by celebrity chefs, poetry readings and workshops, panel discussions, walking tours, storytellers and hands-on projects for kids, street theater, live music, and a delicious variety of food, beer and wine.

Recent News

Tablers & Exhibitors - Sold Out

Spaces for single-day tablers, literary exhibitors and booksellers have now officially sold out! Thank you to our 2018 participants for supporting this year's Book Festival.

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2018 Schedule

View the complete Baltimore Book Festival schedule here.

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2018 Authors Announced

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) announces the 2018 authors scheduled to appear at the 23rd annual Baltimore Book Festival. The literary arts celebration takes place along the Inner Harbor Promenade from the Inner Harbor Amphitheater to Rash Field from 11am to 7am daily. Admission is 100% free and open to the public. This year's authors include A.J. Jacobs, April Ryan, Bill Whitaker, Jonathan Abrams, Carol Anderson, D. Watkins, Nic Stone, Tim Junkin, Wayétu Moore and dozens more.

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