The Hartford Book Festival mission is to build community using literary art, serving all people of the Greater Hartford Area.
Families and book lovers can expect a festival packed with Local and special authors, artists, book stores, workshops, panels, Live Stage performances, Youth activities, Open Mic, Literary Highlights, Publishers, a multicultural celebration of literature and so much more. Attendees will also have exclusive access to pre-order or purchase limited copies of the Hartford’s L.I.T. 's second writing prompt and journal titled; Writing Literary Badassery; Writing Prompts & Journal.
Day One: Writer’s Workshops Only
Friday September 22nd 11:00am-2:30pm virtual live workshops
Day Two: The 5th Annual Hartford Book Festival (various vendors, free workshops, puppet show, rock climbing, open mic, book stores)
Time: Saturday September 23rd, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Place: Classical Magnet School, 85 Woodland Street, Hartford, Connecticut
**Workshops require separate registration**
Day Three: An Evening of Poetical Musings
Overview: Open Mic, Poetic Activities, Homage to Great Poets Dramatic Reading, Love Jones Poetry, Special guest poets of New England.
Time: Sunday, September 24th, 3:00pm - 8:30pm
Place: The Free Center, 460 New Britain Avenue, Hartford, CT