What to put on your 2022 literary calendar

A year ago, most literary events had to comply with health protocols and adapt to a virtual setup. But now, the world has begun opening up again with around 60% of the US population having been fully vaccinated. Here’s a list of in-person events to put on your literary calendar for 2022. Just make sure to wear a mask and follow social distancing.

F.R.E.S.H. Book FestivalJan 6-8, 2022Daytona Beach, Florida
Sunshine State Book FestivalJan 29-30, 2022Oaks Mall, Gainesville, Florida
Southwest Florida Reading FestivalMar 5, 2022Fort Myers Regional Library, Florida
New Orleans Book FestivalMar 10-12, 2022Tulane University, New Orleans
Palm Beach Book FestivalMar 10-12, 2022Florida Atlantic University, Florida
Tucson Festival of BooksMar 12-13, 2022University of Arizona, Tucson
The AWP Conference & BookfairMar 23-26, 2022Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia
Southern Kentucky Book FestMar 26, 2022Knicely Conference Center, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Quebec International Book FairApr 6-10 , 2022Rue Saint-Pierre, Québec
Greater St. Louis Book FairMay 12-15, 2022Greensfelder Recreation Complex, Ballwin, Missouri
Gaithersburg Book FestivalMay 21, 2022Bohrer Park, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Reader & Author Get TogetherJun 9-11, 2022Cincinnati Marriott North, West Chester, Ohio
Wild Deadwoods ReadsJun 18, 2022The Lodge at Deadwood, South Dakota
SleuthfestJul 7-10, 2022DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Florida
The San Francisco Art Book FairJul 15-17, 2022Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco
Bouchercon, the World Mystery ConventionSep 8-11, 2022The Hilton Minneapolis, Minnesota
Black Authors & Readers RockSep 30-Oct 1, 2022Harborside Hotel, Maryland
Chappaqua Children’s Book FestivalOct 2, 2022Chappaqua Train Station, New York
New York Comic ConOct 6-9, 2022Javits Center, New York
Seattle Antiquarian Book FairOct 8-9, 2022Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, Seattle

Which event will you be adding to your calendar?