Bay Area Book Festival 2018 in Berkeley

Bay Area Book Festival 2018 in Berkeley

Tens of thousands of book lovers meet hundreds of acclaimed authors over an exciting weekend filling downtown Berkeley. One of the premier literary events in the nation! If you love books, this is the place to be this weekend.

Whether you’re a fan of science fiction or history, of fiction or memoir, of poetry or food writing, of children’s literature or science, come experience our favorite book festival!

This two-day event is complete with literary sessions presenting top authors from this region, the nation, and the world. There is also an outdoor fair with hundreds of literary exhibitors. They will have events for kids and writing contests, and even a mini film festival (a series of ten films on literature) with Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

Featured Authors and Speakers include Rebecca Solnit, Khaled Bedouin, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Greil Marcus, Melissa De La Cruz, Lexa Hillyer, Gary Snyder, Dan Santat, Gunnhild Øyehaug, Mac Barnett, Catherine Coulter and Juan Felipe Herrera.

Come see Downtown Berkeley transformed into a literary utopia where readers of all ages and interests can find kindred spirits.

Get a link to the schedule for the weekend.

And, here is the festival map.


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