A Daylong Celebration of Books
The Orlando Book Festival is a day-long celebration of books at the Orlando Public Library. Join us for panels, writing workshops, book signings, and more from bestselling authors from all over the country. Enjoy opening and closing keynotes from New York Times bestselling authors Daniel José Older and Delilah S. Dawson.
This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. RSVP on Facebook to receive updates.
Schedule (Subject to Change)
|For Readers & Writers|
|10-10:50 a.m.||Opening Keynote: Daniel José Older|
|10 a.m. - 2p.m.||Literary Organization Tables|
|11-11:50 a.m.||Panel and Workshop, Session 1|
|12-12:50 p.m.||Panel and Workshop, Session 2|
|1-1:50 p.m.||Panel and Workshop, Session 3|
|2-2:50 p.m.||Closing Keynote: Delilah S. Dawson|
|3-4:30 p.m.||Book Signing, all authors|
Featured Authors (More to Come, Subject to Change)
Dr. Luis Martínez-Fernández teaches Caribbean history at the University of Central Florida. His books include Revolutionary Cuba: A History and Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba, winner of a Florida Book Award Bronze Medal.
Panel & Workshop Schedule
Session 1 - 11:00 – 11:50 A.M.
Session 2 - 12:00 – 12:50 P.M.
Session 3 - 1:00 – 1:50 P.M.
Participating Literary Organizations
Visit with these literary organizations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Orlando Book Festival:
Authors of Orlando Book Festival 2019
Directions & Parking Information
Traveling East on I-4, take the South Street exit (82B), turn right on Central Blvd and the library will be on your left in 0.6 miles. Traveling West on I-4, take exit 84 for US-17/US-92, turn left onto US-17 N/US-92 E/W Colonial Dr, turn right onto N Orange Ave for 0.8 miles, then turn left onto E. Central Blvd and the library will be on your left.
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Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any class or program due to a disability may arrange for assistance by contacting us at least seven days prior to the event.
In Cooperation With
Writers Block Bookstore is the official bookseller of the Orlando Book Festival.