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Southern Kentucky Book Fest is one of the state’s largest literary events and is presented by Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Warren County Public Library, and WKU Libraries. Held annually in April, the Book Fest draws thousands of readers of all ages who welcome the occasion to meet their favorite authors and purchase signed copies of their books.
The 2019 SOKY Book Fest will be the 21st and is a fundraiser for the promotion of literacy in our community. Book Fest will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 and is from 9 am to 3 pm. Children’s Day is on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 9 am to 2 pm. Both events are free and open to the public. The Kentucky Writers Conference will occur on April 26 & 27 as well, and a schedule and information about registration will be available this winter. Please note that all books signed at SOKY Book Fest must be purchased at the festival. No previously purchased books are allowed to be signed.
The annual SOKY Book Fest has been selected for several years as one of the Kentucky Travel Industry Association's Top 10 Festivals & Events. Criteria for the selection include popularity of the event, its impact on the local tourism economy plus cultural and historical significance. Held annually in April, the Book Fest draws thousands of readers of all ages who welcome the occasion to meet their favorite authors and purchase signed copies of their books. For more information, call 270-745-4502 or visit http://www.sokybookfest.org.