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2022 Author Lineup


Find information about each author participating in the Kentucky Book Festival this year. Unless noted otherwise, the authors listed on this page are scheduled to sign books on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Joseph-Beth Booksellers. The lineup is subject to change; check back often as we update this page. 

Schedule information, as well as links for tickets to programs with Meacham and Kingsolver, is available under the Events tab.

Click “Tiled View” below for a snapshot of featured books, or choose “Row View” to see info about the book and author together. To filter by genre, click the genre you prefer to view from the list below. 

Non-Fiction | Fiction | Poetry | Children’s-Middle Grade | Young Adult

Barbara Kingsolver

Jon Meacham

Wendell Berry

Crystal Wilkinson

Geraldine Brooks

Silas  House


Cancellations (updated October 24, 2022): George G. Humphreys; Batya Ungar-Sargon; Patricia L. Hudson; David Novak; Ashley Winstead; Jess Montgomery; Daniel Epstein, Jess Wright, Erin Kate Ryan, Mark Powell, Alan Maimon, Tom Clavin, Wilfred Reilly, and Catherine McKenzie.

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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