• Press Room

Press Room

A warm welcome to regional, national, and international credentialed members of the press. Thank you for your interest in the fifth annual Bay Area Book Festival, May 4-5, 2019, in downtown Berkeley.

You’ll find everything you need to get started here, including press releases, Q&A, detailed program descriptions, downloadable photos, logos, and more.

2019 Festival Press Kit

The Festival has earned a reputation as a world-class literary event that brings together some of the most acclaimed authors from the Bay Area, nation, and world. Two days of lively discussion, literary celebration, and fun activities for both adults and children offer a wealth of opportunities for media coverage.

We provide press passes to credentialed media. Our Festival Director and many of the presenters are available for interview. If you’d like to attend the Festival or need more information, please contact Julia Drake.

Click through the tabs below to access press coverage about the Festival (by year) and Women Lit events

2019 Festival Coverage

2018 Bay Area Book Festival Coverage

Selected 2017 Bay Area Book Festival Coverage

Selected 2016 Bay Area Book Festival Coverage

Selected 2015 Bay Area Book Festival coverage

General Bay Area Book Festival mentions and coverage