Twin Cities Book Festival
Saturday, October 11, 2014
10am – 5pm, Minnesota State Fairgrounds
The Twin Cities Book Festival—brought to you by Rain Taxi—is not only the largest and most important literary gathering in the Upper Midwest, it is the annual get-together for the Twin Cities’ devoted literary community. This FREE, day-long festival brings people together to celebrate our vibrant literary culture. The festival welcomes ‘rock star’ authors, local literary heroes, publishers, magazines, booksellers—all of whom connect over real-live books and conversations.
Historic Progress Center & Fine Arts buildings
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 North Snelling Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota
At the corner of Cooper and Randall Streets
WITHIN THE FAIRGROUNDS: Enter through the main gates at 1265 Snelling Avenue. Take the first right onto Cosgrove street. Cosgrove culminates in a T with Randall Ave: the building in front of the T is the Historic Progress Center. There is a public lot adjacent to the Progress Center, and more parking can be found on the streets surrounding the building.
CLICK HERE for more information.
EXHIBIT HALL AND BOOK FAIR
An all-day exhibit of publishers, magazines, literary organizations, local authors, booksellers, and more, located in the Fairground's beautiful Progress Center! Check back for a complete listing of exhibitors and exhibitor specials.
READINGS AND TALKS
The Reading Stages are located in the Fine Arts Building, located next door to the Progress Center. CLICK HERE to see who's coming and CLICK HERE for Adult Program info and schedule! Book signings will take place after each event in the Progress Center building.
NEW! MIDDLE GRADE HQ and TEEN TENT
Mingle with literary luminaries! CLICK HERE to see who's coming and check back for more information on participating authors and activities.
USED BOOK BONANZA
Great deals on thousands of gently used books and records.
2014 Book Festival Sponsors
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.