July Book Festivals

July Book Festivals

The 4thof July isn’t the only event we are celebrating this month. There are some great book festivals and conferences occurring throughout the country during the month of July. Find the book events happening in your area during this month. Be sure to go out and support your local authors! Here are some of the book festivals that we were able to find out information about:

2011 STEINBECK FESTIVAL
June 02 – August 07
8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
The National Steinbeck Center
Salinas, California
http://www.steinbeck.org/events/2011-steinbeck-festivalbuy-tickets-now

The Festival and Conference on Poetry
July 7  to July 13, 2011
The White Mountain School, 371 West Farm Road, Bethlehem, NH
http://www.frostplace.org

2011 Love Poetry Reading & Recognition
July 8, 2011, 8 p.m.
The Art Center of Highland Park, 1957 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL
http://www.highlandparkpoetry.org

Embodying Poe: Poetry in Performance
July 9, 2011, 4:30 p.m.
Fort Fringe – The Shop, 607 New York Ave NW, between 6th a, Washington, DC, DC
http://performingknowledge.org

Poetry Flash at DIESEL, a Bookstore
July 10, 2011, 3 p.m.
DIESEL, A BOOKSTORE , 5433 College Avenue, Oakland, CA
http://www.poetryflash.org/PFReadings.current.html

Solstice MFA Summer Reading Series
July 10, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Founder’s Room, 400 Heath Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
http://www.pmc.edu/mfa

InkSlam ’11: L.A.’s Premier Poetry Festival
July 13, 2011 to July 16, 2011
Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
http://www.inkslam.org

Elizabeth Bishop’s Letters to New York:A Discussion of Bishop’s Life and Legacy
July 14, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
Madison Square Park, Madison Square Park at the foot of the Farragut Mo, New York, NY
http://www.nationalbook.org

Embodying Poe: Poetry in Performance
July 14, 2011, 8 p.m.
Fort Fringe – The Shop, , 607 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC, between 6th, Washington, DC, DC
http://performingknowledge.org or capitalfringe.org

Poetry from the Rooftops: Ana Božičević, Jennifer Chang & CAConrad
July 14, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
The Arsenal Building at Central Park, 64th Street at 5th Avenue, New York, NY
http://www.poets.org

31st ANNUAL MICHIGAN STORYTELLERS FESTIVAL
July 15 – 16, 2011
Flint Public Library
Flint, Michigan
http://www.flint.lib.mi.us/msf/

Hollar For A Dollar: Open Mic Fundraiser
July 15, 2011, 8 – 11 p.m.
The Afrikan Poetry Theater, 176-03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, NY
http://afrikanpoetrytheatre.org

The Poets’ Asylum
July 17, 2011, 7 – 10 p.m.
WCUW Front Room, 910 Main Street, Worcester, MA
http://www.poetsasylum.org/

Tagore For All
July 29, 2011, 7 p.m.
Poets House, 10 River Terrace, Murray to the Hudson River, Manhattan, NY
http://Meetup.com/Rhyming-Poets

From Things About to Disappear, I Turn Away in Time
July 30, 2011 to August 7, 2011
Sant’Agostino Church, Cortona, Italy, NC
http://www.tuscansunfestival.com

Rhyming Poets International, Poetry Palace and Pulsating Poets
July 30, 2011, 2 – 4 p.m.
Hudson Park Library of Nypl.org; downstairs., 66 Leroy St. Christopher/Houston; 7th Ave/Hudson , Greenwich Village, NY
http://www.Meetup.com/Rhyming-Poets

The Poets’ Asylum
July 31, 2011, 7 – 10 p.m.
WCUW Front Room, 910 Main Street, Worcester, MA
http://www.poetsasylum.org/

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