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Since its inception in 2007, the Ohioana Book Festival has given readers the opportunity to connect with their favorite Ohio writers. Held each spring, the Festival welcomes roughly 140 authors and more than 3,000 visitors every year.

The 2021 Book Festival will be held virtually from Friday, April 23 to Sunday, April 25 2021. All content from the 2020 Ohioana Book Festival is now available online. Please use the links below to find archived panels, podcasts, blog posts and more.

Check back soon for updates on the 2021 festival!


Authors Please check back soon for our list of 2021 authors.


Schedule Click above to view our 2020 schedule page, with links to panel replays.


Individual Author Content Click above to check out videos submitted individually by our authors, just for the virtual festival!


Sponsors Click above to view our 2020 sponsors.


Purchase Books Click above to buy books from all of our OBF authors at the Book Loft, available through the end of September!


Apply Applications for the 2021 Ohioana Book Festival are now open – click above for more information!