Take part in Wisconsin’s premier literary event October 20-23, 2016. This year the Wisconsin Book Festival will host nearly 70 events with opportunities to meet authors, discover new books or favorite writers, and have books signed. With so much fun packed into four days, you'll want to come early and stay late! Whether your reading interests range from Shakespeare to science to great new fiction, there will be plenty to discover at this year's festival.
Highlights from the upcoming event include:
2016 Pulitzer Prize winner for Fiction Viet Thanh Nguyen for The Sympathizer & Nothing Ever Dies
Beloved Wisconsin author Jane Hamilton for The Excellent Lombards
2014 National Book Award Winner Jacqueline Woodson for Brown Girl Dreaming at the Charlotte Zolotow Lecture
Former Director of Wisconsin Public Radio Jack Mitchell for Wisconsin on the Air
New York Times Bestselling author of the Aimée Leduc mysteries Cara Black for Murder on the Quai
Celebrated writer and Hmong activist Kao Kalia Yang for The Song Poet
YA author of the Legend and The Young Elites series Marie Lu for The Midnight Star Groundbreaking journalist and cultural commentator Jeff Chang for We Gon’ Be Alright True Blood creator Charlaine Harris for All The Little Liars
All of the events will be held in and around Madison Public Library’s Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St., Madison WI. Full program and schedule information can be found on the Wisconsin Book Festival web site, http://www.wisconsinbookfestival.org.