Southern Kentucky Book Fest

Southern Kentucky Book Fest is one of the state’s largest literary events and is presented by Barnes & Noble Booksellers and Warren County Public Library. Held annually, the two-day festival draws thousands of readers of all ages who welcome the occasion to meet their favorite authors and purchase signed copies of their books.

Saturday’s Presentation Schedule (UPDATED 3/23/23)

The Book Fest is also comprised of the events you see below.

Teen & Children’s Day

Teen & Children’s Day is a full day devoted to school children in grades K-12, librarians, and educators. Students have the opportunity to meet and hear from their favorite authors, shop for books, and exercise their creativity. It’s lots of fun for teachers and parents too!

Friday’s Presentation Schedule

Kentucky Writers Conference

Bestselling authors and educators participating in SOKY Book Fest will teach craft workshops about everything from plotting techniques to employing poetic language to getting published. The conference is free and open to the public, but seating is limited, so you must register in advance.

Meet the Authors Reception

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