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Please be advised that although the Ohioana Book Festival has been rescheduled for August 29th, we are not accepting any new applications at this time. If you would like to apply for the 2021 Ohioana Book Festival, please check back in the summer for our updated application.

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 100 authors and more than 3,000 visitors every year.

The 2020 Book Festival will be held Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 10:30a.m.-5:00p.m. at Columbus Metropolitan Public Library’s Main Library at 96 S. Grant Avenue Columbus, OH 43215. It is a FREE event open to the public, no registration required.

Please check this page soon for updated information on the 2020 Festival including authors, schedule of events, and more!


Authors Click above to view our 2020 authors!


Directions and Information Click the image above for more information on the festival location!


Media Click to view and download the 2019 festival poster, flyer and more! 2020 Media coming soon.


Schedule Click above to view our 2019 schedule of events! 2020 Schedule coming soon.


Kids and Teens Click the image above for a full schedule of kids and teens activities at the 2019 Ohioana Book Festival! 2020 schedule coming soon.


Sponsors and Partners Click above to view our sponsors and partners! 2020 Sponsors and Partners coming soon.