200 regional and national authors will be in attendance. Panel discussions and author presentations will occur on two stages throughout the day. All authors on the floor from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Note: Author submissions for 2019 are closed. Return to this page in January 2020 to apply for the 2020 Book Fair.
Click the buttons above to see a list of the 2019 Authors, the most recently updated (10/15/19) Saturday Schedule of Events, and the Kentucky Book Festival catalog. Download a PDF version of the catalog here.
Vendors: University Press of Kentucky, Kentucky Monthly, Larkspur Press, Butler Books, University of Cincinnati Press, Reformation Publishing
Exhibitors: Kentucky Humanities, Friends of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington Public Library, Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, Kentucky Historical Society, BCTC, Eastern Kentucky University MFA, Spalding University MFA