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Last September, guest blogger Michael Rosen shared a list of some of the largest book festivals in the U.S.   He also provided insight on how these festivals are a great way for publishers to sell directly to consumers.  Whether exhibiting or attending, these festivals provide an opportunity for publishers to meet readers face to face

Below is an updated list for 2014.

Tucson Festival of Books

Tucson, AZ

March 15-16, 2014


LA Times Festival of Books

Los Angeles, CA

April 12-13, 2014


Printers Row Lit Fest

Chicago, IL

June 7-8, 2014


Decatur Book Festival

Decatur, GA

August 29-31, 2014


National Book Festival – Library of Congress

Washington DC

August 30, 2014


Brooklyn Book Festival

Brooklyn, NY

September 21, 2014


Wisconsin Book Festival

Madison, WI

October 16-19, 2014


Texas Book Festival

Austin, TX

October 25-26, 2014


Louisiana Book Festival

Baton Rouge, LA

November 1, 2014


Miami Book Fair International

Miami, FL

November 16-23, 2014


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Shifting the Focus on Direct to Consumer Sales (blog post)

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