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AUTHORS & PERFORMERS
Writers, performers, poets... it's Storytelling at its best.
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Explore local, national and international books, art and more...
Discover some special events during the festival weekend.
L.A. TIMES BOOK PRIZES
Recognizing the best in literature.
Creative storytelling beyond the book.
AN L.A. STORY
Since 1996, The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books has become a world renowned experience gathering writers, poets, artists, filmmakers, musicians and emerging storytellers like no other. Today over 150,000 people attend, making it the largest festival of its kind in the United States. Join us this year as we celebrate our literary culture and the Los Angeles Times’ passion for story.
Saturday, April 13th | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 14th | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Help Bring all Children the Magic of Books
We’re partnering with Access Books for the festival this year to support childhood literacy. Help us raise $100,000 and transform four school libraries. All donations will be matched up to $100,000.