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Twin Cities Book Festival

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The 12th annual Twin Cities Book Festival, taking place Saturday, October 13, is pleased to announce its NEW LOCATION: The Historic Progress Center at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds! This elegant and visitor-friendly venue will host all of the Festival’s many attractions—including readings from world-renowned authors, panel discussions, children’s events, scores of exhibitors, activities for all ages—in one easily accessible and central location. Located at the corner of Cooper and Randall streets (click here for directions), this site is easily accessed from Minneapolis and Saint Paul—and now includes free parking!

The Twin Cities Book Festival—presented each year by Rain Taxi—is not only the premier literary event in the upper Midwest, it is the annual get together for the Twin Cities’ devoted literary community. The always-free Festival includes readings by world-class authors and local literary heroes; a day-long book fair featuring publishers, authors, booksellers, and arts organizations; a children’s pavilion with storytelling, crafts, and activities; a used book sale, and much more! Plus, we’ll be kicking things off with Thursday and Friday night events! Stay tuned for announcements about visiting authors and Festival scheduling.

Author Line-up, Part 1 announced! CLICK HERE for more information!

Exhibitors: CLICK HERE to download an application form.

Volunteers: CLICK HERE to find out how you can get involved!

CLICK HERE for directions