Looking for book and literary festivals in North America? Start here:
Here’s a great annual calendar compiled by Omni Mystery News.
And another list worth checking out: BookTV (Note: despite the page title, the festivals listed feature both fiction and nonfiction books)
Interested in Canadian book festivals? Check this list.
Specific events writers and readers have recommended (by date scheduled):
Tucson Festival of Books March 15-16, 2014 in Tucson AZ.
Left Coast Crime March 20-23 in Monterey CA.
Ankeny Authors’ Fair is set for April 12 in Ankeny IA.
Arkansas Literary Festival runs April 24-27, 2014 in Little Rock AR.
Northern Arizona Book Festival takes place in May (location TBA).
Malice Domestic is in Bethesda, MD May 2-4.
Books in Bloom Literary Festival is May 18th in Eureka Springs AR.
Book Expo America May 28-31 in New York City.
West Hollywood Book Fair is in September in West Hollywood CA.
The Big Orange Book Festival takes place in October at Chapman University.
The Iowa City Book Festival is October 2-5 in Iowa City IA.
Wonder of Words Festival is November 9 in Des Moines IA.
The famous Bouchercon is November 13-16 in Long Beach CA.
Phoenix Festival of the Arts is December 12-14 in Phoenix AZ.