Book Festival


This year's 19th 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.

We are already making plans for another terrific festival in 2016!

The calendar below is being updated for 2016 as events are confirmed. Check back often and stay tuned for details.


Author City / Region Venue Date / Time Genre  
Lidia Yuknavitch Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
The King's English Bookshop Sep 13, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Carol Masheter Ogden
North
Weber County Library, Pleasant Valley Branch Sep 15, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Lidia Yuknavitch Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Art Barn / Finch Lane Gallery Sep 15, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
David Strayer Ogden
North
Ogden Nature Center Sep 16, 2016
6:30 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Alfred Lambourne Prizes Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Sorenson Unity Center Sep 16, 2016
6:00 pm
Literature More [+]
Lidia Yuknavitch Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Art Barn / Finch Lane Gallery Sep 16, 2016
12:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Lisa Bickmore Provo
Wasatch Front
Brigham Young University Sep 16, 2016
12:00 pm
Poetry More [+]
Ishion Hutchinson Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
15th Street Gallery Sep 19, 2016
7:00 pm
Poetry More [+]
Two Rivers High School Students Roy
North
Weber County Library, Southwest Branch Sep 20, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Ishion Hutchinson Ogden
North
Booked on 25th Sep 20, 2016
7:00 pm
Poetry More [+]
Patrick Madden Logan
North
Logan Public Library Sep 22, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Patrick Madden Logan
North
Utah State University Sep 22, 2016
12:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Anne Perry Orem
Wasatch Front
Orem Public Library Sep 22, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Steph Davis Moab
Southeast
Grand County Library Sep 22, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
An Evening of Chocolat and Chocolate in Ogden Ogden
Queen Bee Giftery Sep 23, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Anne Perry Provo
Wasatch Front
Brigham Young University Sep 23, 2016
12:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Art Access Book Group: Interpreter of Maladies Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Art Access Sep 24, 2016
10:00 am
Fiction More [+]
Melissa Marsted Moab
Southeast
Grand County Library Sep 24, 2016
10:30 am
children's/YA More [+]
Charlie Quimby & Barbara K. Richardson Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
The King's English Bookshop Sep 27, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Alex Caldiero Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Ken Sanders Rare Books Sep 27, 2016
7:00 pm
Poetry More [+]
Sherilyn Olsen Roy
North
Weber County Library, Southwest Branch Sep 28, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Josh Ferrin & Tres Ferrin Ogden
North
Weber County Library, Pleasant Valley Branch Sep 29, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Dayton Duncan Cedar City
Southwest
Southern Utah University Sep 29, 2016
11:30 am
History & Biography More [+]
Ira Sukrungruang Provo
Wasatch Front
Brigham Young University Sep 30, 2016
12:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Johnny Worthen, Jodee Steffensen, Joy Spraycar, Judy Baker, Doree Anderson, Patricia Stevenson Brigham City
North
Brigham City Library Oct 4, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Gerald Elias Roy
North
Weber County Library, Southwest Branch Oct 4, 2016
6:30 pm
Fiction More [+]
Ben Behunin Ogden
North
Weber County Library, Pleasant Valley Branch Oct 6, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Stephen Prothero Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Salt Lake City Public Library Oct 6, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
The Cliff Notes Writers Conference Presents: David Lee, Eleanor Wilner, Dianne Oberhansly Boulder
Southeast
Boulder Community Center Oct 6–9, 2016
6:00 pm
Poetry, Fiction & Nonfiction More [+]
David Lee Escalante
Southeast
Kiva Koffeehouse Oct 6, 2016
6:00 pm
Poetry More [+]
Carolyn Finney Moab
Southeast
Grand County Library Oct 6, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Dianne Nelson Oberhansly Boulder
Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch Oct 7, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Craig Santos Perez Provo
Wasatch Front
Brigham Young University Oct 7, 2016
12:00 pm
Poetry More [+]
Brandon Sanderson Ogden
North
Ogden High School Oct 8, 2016
4:00 pm
YA More [+]
Eleanor Wilner Boulder
Southeast
Boulder Mountain Lodge Oct 8, 2016
7:00 pm
Poetry More [+]
Ally Condie Brigham City
North
Brigham City Library Oct 11, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction (YA) More [+]
Liz Kay and Lisa Bickmore Logan
North
Logan Public Library Oct 13, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction & Poetry More [+]
Brandon Sanderson American Fork
Wasatch Front
American Fork Library Oct 13, 2016
6:00 pm
Fiction (YA) More [+]
The Bee: True Stories from the Hive Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Church & State Oct 14, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Martine Leavitt Provo
Wasatch Front
Brigham Young University Oct 14, 2016
12:00 pm
Children's/YA More [+]
Liz Kay Cedar City
Southwest
Artisans Art Gallery Oct 14, 2016
6:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Daniel Miyares Ogden
North
The Treehouse Museum Oct 15, 2016
10:30 am
Children's More [+]
Daniel Miyares Ogden
North
The Treehouse Museum Oct 15, 2016
2:00 pm
Children's More [+]
Scott Abbott Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Ken Sanders Rare Books Oct 15, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Sarah Langsdon & Melissa Johnson Roy
North
Weber County Library, Southwest Branch Oct 18, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Kevin Holdsworth & Scott Abbott Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Salt Lake City Public Library Oct 19, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Dallas Graham and Nathan Glad Ogden
North
The Treehouse Museum Oct 20, 2016
6:30 pm
Children's/YA More [+]
Utah Book Awards & the Sor Juana Awards Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Salt Lake City Public Library Oct 20, 2016
7:00 pm
Various More [+]
Christopher Buehlman Sandy
Wasatch Front
The Printed Garden Oct 20, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Michael Mejia Provo
Wasatch Front
Brigham Young University Oct 21, 2016
12:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Jessica Day George Brigham City
North
Brigham City Library Oct 24, 2016
7:00 pm
Children's/YA More [+]
Karen Brennan Orem
North
Utah Valley University Oct 25, 2016
3:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Ira Sukrungruang Cedar City
Southwest
Southern Utah University Oct 25, 2016
11:30 am
Fiction More [+]
Art Access Book Group: Americanah Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Art Access Oct 26, 2016
6:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Karen Brennan Logan
North
Logan Public Library Oct 27, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Jonathan Lethem Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Salt Lake Masonic Temple Oct 27, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Trevor Paglen Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Utah Museum of Fine Arts Oct 27, 2016
7:00 pm
Nonfiction & Photography More [+]
Chris Crowe Logan
North
Utah State University Oct 28, 2016
12:30 pm
Nonfiction More [+]
Chris Crowe Logan
North
Utah State University Oct 28, 2016
1:30 pm
Children's/YA More [+]
Karen Brennan Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
The King's English Bookshop Oct 28, 2016
7:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
Michael Lavers Provo
Wasatch Front
Brigham Young University Oct 28, 2016
12:00 pm
Poetry More [+]
Ian Doescher Salt Lake City
Wasatch Front
Salt Lake City Public Library Oct 29, 2016
4:00 pm
Fiction More [+]
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