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2017 Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival

Save the date! The festival returns Saturday, November 11 to the Portland Art Museum and neighboring venues. 

When:November 11 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Portland Art Museum

Cost:$15 - $18

Join Literary Arts for Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival, our annual celebration of literature. This one-day event features local and national authors presenting onstage events, pop-up readings, and workshops. Enjoy activities for readers of all ages, an extensive book fair, local food trucks, entry to the Portland Art Museum and more. Youth ages 17 and younger and students with a valid high school I.D. 

Tickets will go on sale in early September, after the announcement of the festival lineup. Registration for writing classes will also be available at this time. A full schedule will be released in October, and available in the Willamette Week on Wednesday, November 8.

Each year, Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival brings thousands of readers to Portland’s Southwest Park Blocks for a day-long event. The Portland Art Museum will remain the heart of the festival. Events will also take place at the First Congregational United Church of ChristThe Old ChurchOregon Historical Society, Northwest Film Center, and three of the stages of Portland’5: the Brunish Theatre, the Winningstad Theatre, and the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Thank you to our wonderful partners and our vibrant literary community for making this event possible.