The BookFest® Spring 2022

02 April
The BookFest® Spring 2022
10:30am - 6:00 pm PT

The BookFest returns for a 5th biannual online bookish adventure April 2nd and 3rd with an array of authors, literary experts, and speakers such as Dave Chesson, Joel Eisenberg, Deborah Herman, Paul Hynek, Angela Johnson, Suzie Newell, Andy Ross, Katharine Sands, Michael Shermer, Dennis E. Taylor, Irwin Zucker.

The wonders of the Universe are a theme during a conversation about UFOs with renowned skeptic Michael Shermer and science fiction entertainment expert Paul Hynek, and during Dennis E. Taylor’s conversation about the expansive Bobiverse. Brave New Writer and The Critiki-Bar return, plus the first BookFest Awards winners will be announced.Fan-favorites Brave New Writer and The Critiki-Bar return, plus the first BookFest Awards winners will be announced.

Learn fron the Experts

Delivering the opening keynote is Suzie Newell, speaker, nurse anesthesiologist with a doctorate specializing in coping mechanisms, and author of The Path 365. On Day Two, Dave Chesson, the Founder of Kindlepreneur.com, a Kindle marketing Jedi, and author, delivers the keynote.

During the inaugural BookFest Awards, Industry icon Irwin Zucker, founder of the Book Publicists of SoCal and president of Promotion in Motion Public Relations, will receive the first Honorary Achievement Award on April 3rd. All winners of The BookFest Awards Spring 2022 will also be announced then.

A.G. Billig, the founder of Self-Publishing Mastery, will deliver a segment on how to nail your media appearances and will appear on the panel Can You Really Do It All? Being an Authorpreneur and Knowing When to Enlist Help on Sunday, April 3rd.

Find a Literary Agent

The Pitching Room is open for submissions now and throughout the event. This is a space on The BookFest website for writers to submit their manuscript pitches to potentially be matched with literary agents and publishing decision-makers.In addition to possibly securing an agent or book deal through the Pitching Room, authors may also request to be considered for Critiki-Bar or Brave New Writer at The BookFest Adventure.

Register for email updates on the website to stay informed, and to join The BookFest Adventure Facebook Group.

The BookFest is presented by Bookstagrammers and Books That Make You. It is produced by Black Château Enterprises.


Event details

Date: 02 April 2022.
Time: 10:30am - 6:00 pm PT
Adress: Online
Event Type: Online Festival
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