OhioBookFestival2014VSmallOhioana Book Festival

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 2020 Book Festival will be held virtually from Friday, August 28 to Sunday, August 30 2020. It is a FREE event open to the public, no registration required.


As content for the 2020 Ohioana Book Festival becomes available, it will be updated here. Please check the links below for outreach, panels, story times, readings and more!



Authors Click above to view our 2020 authors!


Sponsors Click above to view our 2020 sponsors.


Schedule 2020 Schedule coming soon.


Media Click to view and download the 2020 festival poster and flyer!


Purchase Books Click above to visit buy books from all of our OBF authors from The Book Loft!


Apply Check back in mid-September to find out how to apply for the 2021 Ohioana Book Festival.