Save the date: The festival returns Saturday, November 10, 2018.
The 2017 Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival, presented by Bank of America, was held on Saturday, November 11 at the Portland Art Museum and neighboring venues in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Thank you the 2017 attendees, volunteers, partners, venues, booksellers, and staff for making this event possible. More than 10,000 people attended our annual celebration of books!
The 2017 festival featured 100+ authors presenting 43 onstage events, pop-up readings, and 15 writing workshops. The Festival included activities for readers of all ages, an extensive book fair with 90+ vendors, local food trucks, and partner events all weekend long. here.
Thank you to our wonderful partners, including the Portland Art Museum, First Congregational United Church of Christ, The Old Church, Oregon Historical Society, Northwest Film Center, and three of the Portland’5 stages: the Brunish Theatre, the Winningstad Theatre, and the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.
If you’d like to support the work we do and see the Festival thrive for years to come, please consider making a tax-deductible gift directly through our website.