Library of Congress

National Book Festival

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2014

The 14th Library of Congress National Book Festival once again will bring the nation's best authors, poets and illustrators to Washington to discuss their work and meet their fans. Our preliminary list of authors includes:

  • Bob Adelman
  • Jonathan Allen
  • Paul Auster
  • Kyle Baker
  • Peter Baker
  • Patrik Henry Bass
  • Ishmael Beah
  • Andrea Beaty
  • Kai Bird
  • Eula Biss
  • Kendare Blake
  • Paul Bogard
  • Jeffrey Brown
  • Peter Brown
  • Eric H. Cline
  • Rep. James Clyburn
  • Bryan Collier
  • Billy Collins
  • Raúl Colón
  • James Conaway
  • Ilene Cooper
  • Jerry Craft
  • H. Alan Day
  • Kate DiCamillo
  • E.L. Doctorow
  • Liza Donnelly
  • Margaret Engel
  • Percival Everett
  • Jules Feiffer
  • Jack Gantos
  • David Theodore George
  • Francisco Goldman
  • Carla Hall
  • Henry Hodges
  • Siri Hustvedt
  • Molly Idle
  • Peniel E. Joseph
  • Cynthia Kadohata
  • Nina Khrushcheva
  • Nick Kotz
  • Rep. John Lewis
  • Louisa Lim
  • Eric Litwin
  • Francesco Marciuliano
  • Adrienne Mayor
  • Alice McDermott
  • Meg Medina
  • Claire Messud
  • Anchee Min
  • Elizabeth Mitchell
  • Richard Moe
  • John Moeller
  • Bryan Lee O'Malley
  • Alicia Ostriker
  • Laura Overdeck
  • George Packer
  • Amie Parnes
  • Dav Pilkey
  • Paisley Rekdal
  • Amanda Ripley
  • Clay Risen
  • Cokie Roberts
  • Lisa See
  • Ilyasah Shabazz
  • Lynn Sherr
  • Brando Skyhorse
  • Lynn Wiese Sneyd
  • Bob Staake
  • Susan Stockdale
  • Theodore Taylor
  • Vivek Tiwary
  • David Treuer
  • Ann Ursu
  • Maria Venegas
  • Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Natasha Wimmer
  • Jacqueline Woodson
  • Gene Luen Yang
  • Tiphanie Yanique
  • Letters About Literature
  • Library of Congress Literacy Awards Presentation
  • Poetry Out Loud

Pavilion assignments have not been finalized for the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival, but will include the following:

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Contemporary Life
  • Fiction & Mystery
  • Graphic Novels
  • History & Biography
  • Poetry & Prose
  • Science-Fiction & Fantasy
  • Family Storytelling Stage

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