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Participate

Apply to become a Lit Marketplace vendor, StorySlam participant or Volunteer.

 

Volunteer

Be a part of the BookFest team. There are many opportunities and ways to volunteer on the day of the event - we couldn't do it without you. Register to volunteer today!


 

Lit Marketplace

Sell your chapbooks, books, and zines at the literary marketplace. No cost to participate. Limited space and tables available - vendors may need to supply their own tables.

The Lit Marketplace is now full.


 

StorySlam Participant

Sign up for for the Easthampton BookFest StorySlam! Limited space is available so be sure to sign up soon for more information!

The StorySlam is now full.





EASTHAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL, 70 Williston Avenue in Easthampton
KIDS BOOK FEST
9:30am-11am / Childrens Book Fair with readings by Angela DiTerlizzi (Some Pets) & Tony DiTerlizzi (WondLa & Spiderwick Chronicles) / link to more information
11am-1pm / More children's fun and book-related activities


OLD TOWN HALL, 43 Main Street in Easthampton
11am-4pm / ZineFest at Flywheel
11am-8pm / Elusie Monotypes & Artist Books at Big Red Frame curated by Doris Madsen
11am-8pm / LEX | SCENES at ECA Gallery, featuring collaborative artworks by Scout Cuomo, Maria Jose Gimenez, Maggie Nowinski, and Katie Richardson


EMILY WILLISTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 9 Park Street in Easthampton
1pm-3pm / Postcards to Easthampton
1:30pm / Typewriter Repair Demonstration


COTTAGE STREET CULTURAL DISTRICT, Cottage Street in Easthampton
10am-4pm @ Big Wheel Press at Cottage Street Studios, 1 Cottage Street
Letterpress poetry & bookbinding workshops (pre-registration required) and tours

1pm-2:15pm @ White Square Books, 86 Cottage Street
Fiction As Change Agent - Reading and discussion with Ellen Meeropol (Kinship of Clover)

2:30-3:45pm @ White Square Books, 86 Cottage Street
Us & Them - A writer/translator series

3pm @ Luthier's Co-Op, 108 Cottage Street
Music Festivals Past & Present: A conversation with Jim Olsen & Jonathan Wynn, moderated by Steve Waksman (Instruments of Desire: The Electric Guitar and the Shaping of Musical Experience).

4pm-5:30pm @ White Square Books, 86 Cottage Street
Afternoon Poetry with Gail Thomas (Odd Mercy) and Richard Michelson (More Money Than God)


MILL DISTRICT, Pleasant Street in Easthampton
9am-1pm @ The Mediterranean Living Studio at The Paragon Building, 150 Pleasant Street, suite #335
Pop Up Cookbook Store and Mediterranean Celebration - Cookbook Sale, Olive Oil Tastings & Free Cooking Demos at 11am

12pm-5pm @ Eastworks, 116 Pleasant Street
Lit Marketplace featuring authors, poets, essayists, comic book makers, illustrators, and crafters

12pm-8pm @ MAP Gallery at Eastworks, 116 Pleasant Street 
d'VISION: Artist Books by John Landino, Erika Knerr, Jack Nelson & Eric Garb

12pm @ Eastworks, 116 Pleasant Street
Letterpress History Workshop with Gary Metras

1pm @ Eastworks, 116 Pleasant Street
Self-Publishing How & Why with Easther S White & Trevor Powers

1pm-4pm @ New England Felting Supply, 122 Pleasant Street
Wet felted Journal Covers, Register here

3pm @ Eastworks, 116 Pleasant Street
Story Slam for Adults with Gail Herman

5pm @ Eastworks, 116 Pleasant Street
Ten Minute Plays

5pm-9pm @ The Mediterranean Living Studio at The Paragon Building, 150 Pleasant Street, suite #335
Pop Up Cookbook Store and Mediterranean Celebration - Cookbook Sale, Olive Oil Tastings & Free Cooking Demos at 5:30pm and 6:30pm

7pm-9pm @ Abandoned Building Brewery, 142 Pleasant Street
Poems & Pints

Festival attendees are encouraged to walk, bike, and carpool.

Ample street parking is available throughout the city of Easthampton and at the municipal lot located at 50 Payson Avenue, Eastworks, and the Cottage Street Parking lot. Maps with event listings will be available at participating venues.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!