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.

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Thank you!

Thanks to all festival goers, authors, sponsors, exhibitors, staff and crew who made the 20th annual #bmorebookfest a success. See you September 23-25, 2016!

NEW for 2015!

For the 20th anniversary of the festival, we've added two new stages to continue Baltimore's literary celebration! Click on the link below for more info.

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Erin Hagar, Julia Child: An Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures

Erin Hagar, fiction and nonfiction writer for children and teens, presents from her illustrated by Joanna Gorham biography of Julia Child. Saturday, 11AM at Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage.

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Sept 23-25, 2016
Fri-Sun: llam - 7pm


Baltimore Inner Harbor

Thank You, Sponsors!

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