A remembrance of prize-winning historian and biographer David McCullough, a regular presenter at the Library of Congress National Book Festival.
We’re ecstatic to unveil the poster for the 2022 National Book Festival, designed by artist, writer and educator Gail Anderson. Original artwork has traditionally been the visual centerpiece of the festival, and this year is no exception as we make our return to the Washington Convention Center and celebrate being together. You can download a […]
Big news! The full schedule of author presentations and book signings for the 2022 National Book Festival on Saturday, Sept. 3 is live! You can check out the complete schedule on the National Book Festival website: loc.gov/bookfest. With more than 120 authors, writers and poets, this year’s festival has something for every reader. Plus, we’ve […]
A real benefit to the mostly virtual National Book Festivals of the past two years was reaching and engaging with audiences from across the country and world. While the National Book Festival is back in person this year at the Washington Convention Center on Sept. 3, you don’t need to be in Washington, DC to […]
Information on how to take part in the 2022 National Book Festival as a volunteer, with a registration deadline of Aug. 24.
The 2022 National Book Festival returns to a live audience this year in Washington, featuring popular authors and entertainers such as Jesmyn Ward, Janelle Monae, Nick Offerman, Sabaa Tahir, Louis Bayard and Xochitl Gonzalez.
Third-party notice of a class action settlement for selected individuals who attended the 2015 National Book Festival. The Library of Congress is not a party to this lawsuit and is providing this notice for informational purposes only.
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today that the 2022 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction will be awarded to Jesmyn Ward. The 45-year-old Mississippian is the two-time winner of the National Book Award for the novels “Salvage the Bones” and “Sing, Unburied, Sing” among other major literary awards.
The Library of Congress announces the date, venue and website for the 2022 National Book Festival, Saturday, Sept. 3 in Washington, D.C.
Madeleine Albright, the first female Secretary of State, died today in Washington. She is remembered fondly at the Library.