Utah Humanities Book Festival


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The annual Utah Humanities Book Festival is Utah’s oldest and only statewide book festival and has become Utah’s signature literary event.

Each year, the festival is a chance for book lovers of all types to enjoy some great, free-of-charge literary events at locations throughout Utah.


Join Us for the Upcoming 2016 Book Festival

Our 2016 festival is shaping up to be terrific and will run from September 13th - October 29th.

It is sure to be another statewide celebration of literature. Check our Book Festival Calendar at the link below for confirmed events and stay tuned for more details.

Check Our 2016 Book Festival Calendar Here

For more information, contact Michael McLane at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 801.359.9670 x104.

Artwork: Shirley Jackson. Visit her website here.


Many thanks to the Book Festival’s sponsors: the George S and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation, the R. Harold Burton Foundation, Chevron, the Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks Fund, the Utah Office of Tourism, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, The King’s English Bookshop, Weller Book Works, Catalyst, SLUG Magazine, The Enterprise, and City Weeklysponsorlogos

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