2020 North Carolina Book Festival Schedule

Friday, February 21st at Quail Ridge Books

5:30pm–Kim Stanley Robinson

7:00pm–Raleigh Review celebrates its 10th Anniversary

HQ Raleigh (Warehouse)

7:00pm–Redbud Writing Project reading

Saturday, February 22nd

At CAM Raleigh:

10am-6pm–The NC Book Festival Book Fair

At Kings Raleigh:


12pm–Tupelo Hassman in conversation with Belle Boggs

1pm–John Kessel, Mur Lafferty and Kim Stanley Robinson

2pm–Andre Perry in conversation with Darrell Stover

3pm–Katya Apekina in conversation with Jeff Jackson

4pm–Taylor Jenkins Reid in conversation with Amelia Meath

Poetry Under the Sea at Neptune’s Parlour:

12pm–Nicole Stockburger and Ross White

1pm–Fred Joiner and Jessica Q. Stark

2pm–Jane Craven and Dorianne Laux

3pm–Eduardo Corral and Tyree Daye

4pm–Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

HQ Raleigh (Warehouse):

10am–Funny Fiction Workshop with the Redbud Writing Project and Belle Boggs

11am–NC State remembers Gerald Barrax

12pm–The State of Newspaper Journalism with David Menconi, Steven Petrow and Lisa Sorg

1pm–Michael Parker in conversation with Jill McCorkle

2pm–What the Dog Knows with Cat Warren

3pm–Self Publishing Your Book with Lulu.com

Sunday, February 23:

Sunday Sendoff at Kings

1pm–Jake Xerxes Fussell performs, with readings by JP Gritton, Mesha Maren, M. Randal O’Wain and Daniel Wallace

Arts & Lecture Series

Tuesday, March 10

7pm–Therese Anne Fowler in conversation with John Kessel about A Good Neighborhood, Quail Ridge Books–tickets here

Tuesday, March 17

7pm–James McBride, Deacon King Kong, Quail Ridge Books–tickets here

Thursday, March 19

7pm–Valeria Luiselli, Lost Children Archive, NC State’s Hunt Library–tickets here