March 10, 2020
L.A. Times 2020 Festival of Books Rescheduled
In light of public health concerns related to the coronavirus and out of an abundance of caution, the Los Angeles Times is postponing the Festival of Books and Food Bowl events, originally scheduled for this April and May, respectively. The 25th annual Festival of Books will be presented in association with the University of Southern California, on the USC campus, the weekend of Oct. 3-4, 2020.
The Book Prizes awards ceremony, planned for April 17, will not be held this year. Book Prizes honorees and winners will be acknowledged through an announcement which remains scheduled for April 17.
For any further updates and details related to Los Angeles Times Events, please visit latimes.com/events. Our team is contacting partners and affiliates directly. If you are a sponsor, exhibitor, participant or volunteer with additional questions, please refer to the relevant contact information on the Festival of Books websites.