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Saturday, November 5, 2022

at Portland Art Museum and surrounding venues.

Portland Book Festival, presented by Bank of America, returns to the Portland Art Museum and neighboring venues on Saturday, November 5, 2022. This daylong event features author discussions, pop-up readings, writing workshops for youth and adults, kids’ story time, an extensive book fair, local food trucks, and more!

Click here to view this year’s full author lineup. Day-of Festival schedule will be released in October.

You can find virtual and in-person writing workshops at our downtown Literary Arts space. 


Portland Book Festival General Admission Passes are required for all events. Passes are $15 in advance and $25 day of Festival. Youth 17 & under, or with a valid high school ID get in FREE. All full-priced General Admission Passes include a $5 book fair voucher and entry into Portland Art Museum.

Once you have obtained a General Admission Pass, you can choose to add-on any of these three premium event tickets:

Friday Night Book Market
Beat the crowds and shop the exhibitor fair the night before

Mean Baby: Selma Blair in conversation with Esmé Weijun Wang

Carrie Soto Is Back: Taylor Jenkins Reid in conversation with Cheryl Strayed

Simplify your Portland Book Festival experience by purchasing an all-inclusive Umbrella Pass.

The Umbrella Pass includes: General Admission Festival Pass (which includes a $5 book fair voucher and entry into Portland Art Museum), Friday Night Book Market entry, premium reserved seats to the Taylor Jenkins Reid and Selma Blair events (and signed copies of their books) as well as an exclusive Portland Book Festival tote bag.

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Our full schedule of 2022 Festival events will be released in October.


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

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2022 Virtual Marketplace

Browse books & services in our online marketplace of vendors.

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PBF Cover to Cover

Program your own literary event the week of the festival, as a part of our new partner program.

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Festival Support

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

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