Utah Center for the Book

Utah Humanities Book Festival

Celebrating its 17th year this year, the Utah Humanities Book Festival is Utah’s oldest and only statewide book festival and has become Utah’s signature literary event. The festival is a chance for book lovers of all types to enjoy some great, free-of-charge literary events at locations throughout Utah.

The 17th annual Utah Humanities Book Festival is buzzing with a line-up of celebrated local, regional, national, and international authors, along with children's programming, poetry slamming, and plenty of discussions with authors.  The festival is statewide, free, and runs six weeks from September 18th through the end of October.

In cooperation with the Salt Lake City Public Library, UHC will present a keynote day in Salt Lake City on Saturday, September 27th. It will feature Diane Ackermand an, Benjamin Alire Saenz, Laini Taylor, BK Loren, and Kathryn Erskine as well as panels, workshops, a Poetry SLAM, and lots of vendors.

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Click for the Book Festival Program (pdf)

For more information: Contact Michael McLane at (801) 359-9670 x104 or McLane@utahhumanities.org.

Click here for the 2013 Utah Humanities Book Festival Pages