The 2020 Portland Book Festival, presented by Bank of America, presented live events November 5 to 21. Revisit your favorite discussions and catch up on anything you missed at With more than 100 authors and 50+ FREE events, readers of all ages can find their story at this year’s Festival.  


We have built a custom streaming site,, where you can access a video library of events for replay, including Festival favorites on demand like pop-up events at the Portland Art Museumpicture book story times, and art activities for all ages.You only need to register once at to access all of this content.

“Portland’s best-loved book festival is back—big, busy, and brimming with writers.” 

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2021 Book Submissions

Submissions are now closed for the 2021 event.

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2020 Authors & Presenters

See the full lineup of authors & presenters from 2020’s Festival.

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All you need to know about the Portland Book Festival, including how to attend events and more.

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Festival Support

The Portland Book Festival, presented by Bank of America, is made possible by the support of our partners.

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