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Press Room

A warm welcome to regional, national, and international credentialed members of the press. Thank you for your interest in the fourth annual Bay Area Book Festival, April 28-29, 2018, in downtown Berkeley.

Press Kit

Download our festival logopress photos, and view our latest press release, plus a press release in partnership with Alta.

We’ve also broken down the festival’s programming into different areas of interest. They include:

Activism, Politics, and Current Events

Women and Gender


Children and Families

Teens and Young Adults

Living Well

Sci-fi and Fantasy

Mysteries, Crime, and Thrillers

Environment and Nature



Writing and Publishing

To view all of these documents together, download the zip file.

For festival news and updates, sign up for our newsletter.

To receive information about the 2018 festival, please contact Erin Skidmore, CMO. We will issue press passes to credentialed members of the press.

What Others Are Saying:

“Thank you for keeping book festivals alive!!! So great to listen to authors wander among REAL books and pick up something I wasn’t searching for.”

“Caution: The Bay Area Book Fest has been known to seize the mind and engender pellucid perceptual processes that cause creative paradigm shifts.”

“The Bay Area Book Festival is a wonderful addition to our community! See you all there.”

“Yay Book Festival! Looking forward to another thrilling weekend bursting with good books and authors.”

2017 Bay Area Book Festival Coverage

Selected 2016 Bay Area Book Festival Coverage

Selected 2015 Bay Area Book Festival coverage