An overview of what users can expect at the 20th Library of Congress National Book Festival, all-virtual for the first time in 2020.
Poetry & Prose. The name is appropriately alliterative for this long-running stage at the Library of Congress National Book Festival that features some of our most literary writers.
A celebration of the National Book Festival’s “groupies”: the authors, poets and illustrators who have joined us multiple times, in some cases just about every time they publish a book.
Get a sneak peek of children’s author Kwame Mbalia’s appearance at this year’s virtual National Book Festival!
A look at one of the longest-running stages at the National Book Festival, or “pavilions,” as we used to call them: History. The History stage (now called History & Biography) has, since the very first festival, on Sept. 8, 2001, welcomed the nation’s preeminent historians to Washington.
We are five weeks away from the 20th annual National Book Festival! If you are a parent, you are likely a fan of the Library or the festival, but how could you get your kids excited, too? We challenge you and your family to read across the Library!
The National Book Festival website now features a virtually accessible archive of the festival’s 20-year history, which includes photo galleries, interviews, reflections, and infographics.
A review of the history of the Library of Congress National Book Festival, 2001-2019, as the Library prepares for the 2020 virtual festival.
PBS stations will broadcast “The Library of Congress National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity” on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020.
Announcement of the author lineup for the 2020 Library of Congress National Book Festival.