The Library of Congress’s National Book Festival is returning to Washington, D.C., this weekend!
The free festival kicked off Friday, August 11, with an opening celebration before convening in full on Saturday, August 12 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This year’s theme, “Everyone Has a Story,” which is meant to celebrate “the storyteller in us all.”
The genre-spanning festival will feature more than 120 writers who will participate in book readings and signings, live performances, and more.
Some famous faces will also be making appearances at this year’s festival, including actor Elliot Page, crime journalist Sarah Weinman, and Uyghur poet Tahir Hamut Izgil, among others!
Children can also get in on the fun with the festival’s included KidLit and young adult stages.