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Calling all book lovers!
The Alabama Book Festival is only possible because many, many people who generously share their time, efforts, and love of literature. Sign up to volunteer at this year's festival. 

Authors: We are no longer accepting authors' book submittals. Thanks to everyone who has submitted a book. We will begin taking submittals for the 2017 Festival in late summer or early fall of 2016.

Vendors & Exhibitors: We are no longer accepting applications for booths or tables. We appreciate everyone who has reserved space to participate this year, and we'll begin taking applications for the 2017 Festival in early fall of 2016.

Welcome to the Alabama Book Festival

The schedule for this year's series of engaging author presentations has been published. Start planning your Book Festival activities today! Take a look at the 2016 Author Presentation Schedule.

Register for Free Writing Workshops
Join us to learn from inspiring and internationally known authors, comics creators, experts, editors, and screenwriters at this year's workshops. All 6 exciting workshops are free, and limited to 45 participants.The deadline is April 20 - register to reserve your spot today! 

We are so grateful to the hundreds of volunteers who generously give their time to make the Alabama Book Festival a memorable highlight of the spring season for thousands of visitors from around the region! A "gracious plenty" of volunteers have come forward, and we have closed volunteer registration for this year. If you're volunteering with us this year -- or have volunteered in the past --thank you! We literally couldn't do it without you, and we hope to see you again next year, for the 2017 Alabama Book Festival.

Thank you to all our generous Sponsors,  Partners, and Friends, without whom there would not be an Alabama Book Festival.