Virtual Marketplace

We are excited to bring you the 2020 Portland Book Festival Virtual Marketplace! Portland Book Festival, presented by Bank of America, offers exhibitors the opportunity to reach thousands of book lovers who are ready to buy your products or learn about their services. We look forward to celebrating books—across all genres and age-groups—with you virtually this year November 5–21, 2020!

If you would like to be featured here in our virtual marketplace, please click here to learn more and apply.

Check out our list of wonderful exhibitors below:


FESTIVAL BOOKSTORE PARTNERS

FESTIVAL VENDORS

Atelier26 Books

Award-winning literary publisher and producer of the weekly creativity podcast “In the Atelier.”

Fishtrap

Fishtrap brings writers and thinkers together with programs designed to inspire creativity, create community, and generate good writing.

Hazy Dell Press

Hazy Dell Press publishes quirky, grown-up-friendly children’s books that promote empathy, inclusiveness and imagination.

Hugo Moreno

Author of Donde se acaba el Norte.

Jennifer Butler-Brown

Online and mobile bookstore for kids, ages birth to young adult. Including online book fairs for schools, resource searches for educators, and an educator discount, with a focus on diverse, multi-cultural books that allow every child to find themselves in books.

Madrone Press

A publisher of Michael Holstein’s artist books, more than 40 handmade, illustrated books in a variety of formats

Navillus Press

Books about Oregon hiking, history, mystery, and adventure by William L. Sullivan

Pacific University Press

Small university press

Red Hen Press

Red Hen Press seeks to discover and publish works of literary excellence, support diversity in a creative industry, promote literacy in our local schools, and serve as a hub for literary events and enrichment. We are a community of readers and writers who are actively engaged in the essential human practice known as literature.

REUTS Publications

Exceptional storytelling from the ground up. Boutique #indie publisher specializing in #YA to #A. All genres. Fiction only.

The Rumpus

We work to shine a light on stories that build bridges, tear down walls, and speak truth to power.

Wave Books

Wave Books is an independent poetry press based in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to publishing exceptional contemporary poetry, poetry in translation, and writing by poets. The press was founded in 2005, merging with established publisher Verse Press. By publishing strong, innovative work in finely crafted editions, we hope to continue to challenge the values and practices of readers and add to the collective sense of what’s possible in contemporary poetry.

Word Prostitute

The fiction, game and code publisher.

Write Around Portland

Write Around Portland changes lives through the power of writing by hosting creative writing workshops in partnership with social service agencies at hospitals, treatment centers, homeless shelters, correctional facilities, low-income housing and more. Our values are respect, writing and community..

The 2020 Portland Book Festival, presented by Bank of America runs November 5-21. Catch all our of our virtual events streamed at PDXBookFest.org.

Portland Book Festival Events

November 5, 2020
Body of Work: Souvankham Thammavongsa & Lidia Yuknavitch
November 5, 2020
Pop-up: Liz Crain
November 5, 2020
Pop-up: Olufunke Grace Bankole
November 5, 2020
The Writers’ Gymnasium: The Writing Workout
November 5, 2020
Seeking Salvation: Chelsea Bieker & Kelli Jo Ford
November 5, 2020
November 2020: Escritura generativa para adultos – en español
November 5, 2020
The Beauty in Breaking: Dr. Michele Harper & Ruth Dickey
November 5, 2020
The Cold Millions: Jess Walter & Andrew Proctor
November 6, 2020
This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire: Nick Flynn & Mary Szybist
November 6, 2020
Afterlife: Julia Alvarez, presented in partnership with Texas Book Festival
November 6, 2020
NBF Presents: An Evening with the National Book Awards
November 6, 2020
American Tales: Genevieve Hudson & C Pam Zhang
November 7, 2020
Saturday Story Time!
November 7, 2020
November 2020: Jump-starting Your Poems With Wonder
November 7, 2020
Scholastic GraphixCon
November 7, 2020
November 2020: Build Your Own Publicity Plan
November 7, 2020
Black Girl Magic: Christine Kendall & Renée Watson
November 7, 2020
Unfinished Business: Justina Ireland & Aiden Thomas
November 7, 2020
Love & Basketball: Sloane Leong & Liara Tamani
November 7, 2020
Aftershocks: Jonathan Hill & Kiku Hughes
November 9, 2020
Between Worlds: Hafizah Geter & Justin Phillip Reed
November 9, 2020
Hidden Valley Road: Robert Kolker & Eli Saslow
November 9, 2020
Everything Comes Next: Naomi Shihab Nye & Susan Leslie Moore
November 9, 2020
Squeeze Me: Carl Hiaasen & Karen Russell
November 10, 2020
Missionaries: Phil Klay on OPB’s Think Out Loud
November 10, 2020
Pop-up: Joanna Rose
November 10, 2020
Pop-up: Eman Hassan
November 10, 2020
Family Ties: Brit Bennett & Bryan Washington
November 10, 2020
On the Edges: Lysley Tenorio & Vanessa Veselka
November 10, 2020
Burnout and the Ballot: Evette Dionne & Anne Helen Petersen
November 11, 2020
Tales of Two Planets: Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Kawai Strong Washburn, & John Freeman
November 11, 2020
Pop-up: Jolly Wrapper
November 11, 2020
Pop-up: David Biespiel
November 11, 2020
A Deadly Education: Naomi Novik & Fonda Lee
November 11, 2020
The Seeds to Plant the Future: WITS 2019–20 Anthology Launch
November 11, 2020
November 2020: Intermediate Fiction Workshop
November 11, 2020
Skyhunter: Marie Lu & Emily Suvada
November 12, 2020
Re:Definition: Nate Marshall & Jennifer Perrine
November 12, 2020
Pop-up: Ivonne Saed & Allison deFreese
November 12, 2020
Pop-up: Katherine D. Morgan
November 12, 2020
If Then: Jill Lepore on OPB
November 12, 2020
Land of the Cranes: Aida Salazar on OPB
November 12, 2020
Book of Revelations: Rumaan Alam & Jonathan Lethem
November 13, 2020
Live Wire Radio at PBF: 99% Invisible & Shayla Lawson
November 13, 2020
Life Story: Claire Messud & Lydia Millet
November 13, 2020
Magic & Power: Tehlor Kay Mejia, Anna-Marie McLemore, & Bethany C. Morrow
November 13, 2020
Black Talk, Black Feeling with The Believer
November 14, 2020
Saturday Story Time!
November 14, 2020
Middle Grade Mystery: Preeti Chhibber, Maia & Alex Shibutani
November 14, 2020
Middle Grade Mythology: Nnedi Okorafor & David A. Robertson
November 14, 2020
Make Art & Take Action: Youth Panel on Writing Creatively in Extraordinary Times
November 14, 2020
November 2020: Fear and Writing
November 14, 2020
No Justice No Peace: Kim Johnson & Francisco X. Stork
November 15, 2020
Miami Book Fair x Portland Book Festival: Lisa Hanawalt & Adrian Tomine
November 16, 2020
Paying the Land: Joe Sacco on OPB’s Think Out Loud
November 16, 2020
Postcolonial Love Poem: Natalie Diaz & Live Wire Radio
November 16, 2020
Typecasting: Emily Nemens & Charles Yu
November 16, 2020
West x Midwest: Claudia Rankine and Jericho Brown
November 17, 2020
How I Built This: Guy Raz & Sadie Lincoln
November 17, 2020
Tainted Love: Rebecca Dinerstein Knight & Raven Leilani with John Freeman
November 17, 2020
Pop-up: Juan Antonio Trujillo
November 17, 2020
Pop-up: Octaviano Merecias
November 17, 2020
It’s Complicated: Arvin Ahmadi & Adib Khorram
November 17, 2020
Dearly: Margaret Atwood & Karen Russell
November 18, 2020
This Is Chance!: Jon Mooallem on OPB
November 18, 2020
Homeland Elegies: Ayad Akhtar on OPB’s Think Out Loud
November 18, 2020
Breaking Bread: Liz Crain & Megha Majumdar
November 18, 2020
Pop-up: Kesha Ajose Fisher
November 18, 2020
Pop-up: Susan Moore
November 18, 2020
Broadway Books presents Jacqueline Winspear in conversation with Sarah Maslin Nir (Portland Book Festival partner event)
November 19, 2020
This Is Major: Shayla Lawson on OPB
November 19, 2020
Making History: Veronica Chambers & Alexis Coe
November 19, 2020
Pop-up: Tracy Daugherty
November 19, 2020
Pop-up: The Royal Abduls by Ramiza Koya, read by Olivia Jones-Hall
November 19, 2020
Meet Cute: Leah Johnson & David Yoon
November 19, 2020
Caste: Isabel Wilkerson & Viet Thanh Nguyen
November 20, 2020
Live Wire Radio with Jill Lepore
November 20, 2020
Chosen Ones: Veronica Roth & Charlie Jane Anders
November 20, 2020
Black Joy Happy Hour
November 21, 2020
Miami Book Fair x Portland Book Festival: Marcus Samuelsson & Dawn Davis