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Bay Area Book Festival
April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - April 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pmFree – $15.
The Bay Area Book Festival-one of the world’s premier celebrations of writers, readers and the written word-will take place April 28 and 29 in downtown Berkeley. Nearly 500 authors and exhibitors-from the Bay Area, nation and world and from across the spectrum of genres, traditions and inspirations-will come together with tens of thousands of book enthusiasts for the fourth annual two-day celebration featuring presentations, panels, keynotes, films, performances, participatory activities, exhibits and a lively outdoor fair.
The literary program will satisfy fans across many interests, from science fiction, history, mysteries, memoir, poetry, food writing, children’s literature and more, with special tracks this year on women, Native storytelling and youth literature-all within overall themes of the power of books to create a better world. Literary sessions take place in venues throughout the downtown area and on outdoor stages.