• June 2, 2023
          Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam
          June 7, 2023
          One Page Wednesday- June
          June 9, 2023
          End of Class Reading: Short Story Intensive
          June 10, 2023
          Poetry in Translation: Reading & Conversation with PEN Award Finalists
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Save the date:
Saturday, November 4, 2023

Portland Book Festival will return to the Portland Art Museum and neighboring venues on Saturday, November 4, 2023. 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!

Book submissions are open now! Submit a title for programming consideration for the 2023 Portland Book Festival. Titles are considered and invitations extended on a rolling basis. Submissions close June 16, 2023. Learn more here.

Applications to join the 2023 Portland Book Festival exhibitor fair are open now! Our vibrant book fair offers exhibitors the opportunity to connect with thousands of readers and writers. Learn more and apply to join the exhibitor fair here.

Applications to be the 2023 Portland Book Festival Guest Artist are open now! We strongly encourage BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and those from historically marginalized and underrepresented communities to apply. Applications close May 16, 2023. Learn more and apply here.

Portland Book Festival 2022 Program

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2023 Book Submissions

Submit your book to 2023 PBF for programming consideration.

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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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2023 Exhibitor Fair

Applications are open now for vendors to join our vibrant exhibitor fair in 2023.

Info & application form

Festival Support

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

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2022 PBF Full Schedule

All events, including PBF Cover to Cover, workshops, and 2022 festival day.

All Events

2022 PBF Presenters

A look at the authors and presenters who joined us in 2022.

2022 Authors & Presenters

PBF Cover to Cover Events

More information about PBF Cover to Cover 2023 to come.

PBF Cover to Cover


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