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The 2023 Kentucky Book Festival will return to Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington on Saturday, October 21, 2023. See you there!

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2022 Videos

We’ve added recordings of some of the 2022 programs to YouTube! Watch programs with Jon Meacham, Barbara Kingsolver, Wendell Berry, and more now.

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THANK YOU!

Thanks so much to everyone who joined us at the KY Book Festival! If you’d like to share feedback, please submit a survey about your experience.

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Author Application

Are you an author? Applications to attend the 2023 Kentucky Book Festival are now open! The deadline to submit your book for consideration is May 15. 

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Save the Date!

The 2023 Kentucky Book Festival will return to Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington on Saturday, October 21, 2023. See you there!

LEARN MORE

2022 Videos

We’ve added recordings of some of the 2022 programs to YouTube! Watch programs with Jon Meacham, Barbara Kingsolver, Wendell Berry, and more now.

WATCH NOW

THANK YOU!

Thanks so much to everyone who joined us at the KY Book Festival! If you’d like to share feedback, please submit a survey about your experience.

SURVEY

Author Application

Are you an author? Applications to attend the 2023 Kentucky Book Festival are now open! The deadline to submit your book for consideration is May 15. 

READ MORE

School Days Program

Author Application

Carl West Award

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KBF Book Bundle

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2022 Sponsors

Thanks to our 2022 Kentucky Book Festival sponsors for their support! Visit our Sponsor page to learn more about supporting the festival and its programs.

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Tallgrass Farm Foundation

Harshaw Family Foundation

McClure Family Fund

Our 2022 Partners

Interested in becoming a sponsor or partner for the 2023 festival? Click the button below to learn more.

Thank you!

Thanks so much to all who attended this year’s festival! Please provide feedback about your experience by submitting a survey. 

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