Portland Book Festival 2021 will be a hybrid event.
This year’s Portland Book Festival will present virtual programming, brought to you by Bank of America, the week of November 8–12, 2021, and in-person events on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Portland Art Museum and Portland’5, as well as virtual and in-person writing workshops at our downtown Literary Arts space.
This year’s VIRTUAL Festival programming is presented by Bank of America. From November 8–12, Portland Book Festival will feature authors in a variety of virtual events, from live-streamed discussions to podcast and radio broadcasts. Access to the Festival’s virtual platform will be via a sliding scale ($0–$100) pass; one pass includes access to all five days of virtual events.
Passes for the single-day IN-PERSON Festival will be $15 in advance, and $25 day-of. All adult passes include admission to Portland Art Museum, and a $5 voucher attendees can use toward a book purchase the day of the festival. Attendees 17 and under and/or with high school ID enjoy free admission with a youth pass. The in-person event will include a book fair and food trucks.
Please note: All attendees to the in-person Festival must show proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event date to attend. Mask must be worn in accordance with local mandates. Read more here.
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2021 Author Lineup
View our full lineup of authors appearing virtually or in-person November 8-13!