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Welcome to a literary festival focused on the joys of reading!

Welcome to a literary festival focused on the joys of reading!

The Epigraph Literary Festival introduces readers to authors with new and upcoming books and hosts reading and lifestyle-themed sessions.  Join us for 3-days of literary fun and grow your reading list from April 24th - 26th, 2024!

"BOOKMARK YOUR FUTURE FAVORITE"

scroll on if you're into it.

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The Epigraph Literary Festival is a free biannual virtual celebration of everything books, reading, and the literary lifestyle.  We host a Spring Summer festival in April and our Fall Winter festival in September. 

Join us from April 24th - 26th, 2024, for 3-days of literary fun! We will have amazing authors, some fantastic speakers, fun sessions, happy hours, giveaways, plus more.

The best part?  It's a free virtual event!

“Every book begins and ends with other people- the readers who suggest the book to us and encourage us to read it, the talented author who crafted each word, the fascinating individuals we meet inside the pages- and the readers we discuss and share the book with when we finish.”

― DONALYN MILLER

A free community festival where lovers of all things literary gather.

How does this sound?

An opportunity to discover new books, meet authors, and listen to discussions.

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WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT AT EPIGRAPH:

Fill your journals and topple your TBR with books that speak to you.

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Get reader approved book recommendations from across genres.

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Revitalize your love for books and reading, and walk away being inspired.

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Festival Day 1

SWOON AND TROPES:
A ROMANCE HAPPY HOUR

06:00 - 07:20 PM ET

WED. APRIL 24TH

Join Francesca, Laura, and Suzanne as they chat about romance tropes, discuss what they are, and share recommendations that will topple your TBR, plus there will be pop-ins from guest authors.

BOOKS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED happy hour

07:30 - 09:00 PM ET

WED. APRIL 24TH

Join Kelly and Cindy with a beverage of your choice as they share some book you might have missed that are true reading treasures.  So join the bookish fun, and watch your TBR explode.

Festival Day 2

LET'S HAVE A CONVERSATION ABOUT BANNED BOOKS

06:00 - 07:20 PM ET

THURS. APRIL 25TH

Join Tayler for a bookish discussion about banned books, what they are, why books are banned, access to banned books and get a list of fabulous recommendations to topple your TBR.

Spooky and Suspenseful Thrillers: happy hour

07:30 - 09:00 PM ET

THURS. APRIL 25TH

Join Olivia, co-host of the Thrillers by the Bookclub Podcast to get spooky and suspenseful book recommendations alongside guest authors as they share what gives readers goosebumps. 

Festival Day 3

JOIN THE HISTORICAL FICTION HAPPY HOUR

06:00 - 07:20 PM ET

FRI. APRIL 26TH

Join Missy and Leighellen with a cocktail or mocktail as they topple your TBR with historical fiction book recommendations alongside pop-ins from guest authors.

IT'S A MOOD READING
happy hour

07:30 - 09:00 PM ET

FRI. APRIL 26TH

Join Amanda and Kaylee with a cocktail or mocktail, for a fun happy hour and get recommendations on what to read to match different reading moods.  So join us for a fun bookish time!

Author Lineup

2024 SPRING SUMMER FESTIVAL

Victoria is the creator behind BiblioLifestyle, host of The Reader's Couch podcast and the event organizer for the Epigraph Literary Festival.

Speaker Lineup

Laura is a voracious romance reader and new audiobook listener. She hosts the What to Read Next Podcast, a daily show full of book recommendations.

Francesca and Suzanne are avid readers and they're the dynamic duo behind the Under the Covers Book Blog.

Kelly is a bookstagrammer, cohost of the Chapters and Chats Book Club + guest on the Thoughts From A Page Podcast. She has 3 young boys and firmly believes that naptime is for novels.

Cindy is an avid reader and book pusher, a book columnist, host of the Thoughts from a Page podcast, literary salon host, Literary Lookbook creator, and a regular speaker at events regarding books.

Tayler Simon is the owner of the radical bookstore Liberation is Lit, and believes in the power of storytelling to ignite social change.

meet KELLY
meet F & S
meeT LAURA
meet victoria
MEET TAYLER
MEET CINDY

Olivia is a long-time lover of thrillers, mysteries, and true crime stories. She is the co-host for Thrillers by the Bookclub Podcast.

Kaylee is a Florida reader, mother of small girls (send help), proud PenGwyns and breast cancer rocker!

Amanda is an avid reader of literary fiction, memoirs, true crime, and maybe one romance. She spends her time freezing in a hockey rink watching her three boys play.

meet OLIVIA
MEET amanda
MEET KAYLEE

2024 SPRING SUMMER FESTIVAL

Leighellen is a photographer, philanthropist, and mom known in the bookworld as Momma Leighellens Book Nook and host of @bookfriendsbookclub.

Missy is an army spouse and mom who you can usually find with with a book, paintbrush or camera in her hand. She is a blogger and cohosts the popular online book club @bookfriendsbookclub 

MEET missy
MEET LEIGHELLEN

FESTIVAL REPLAYS

introducing...

While festival attendance will ALWAYS be free, by purchasing replays, you are directly contributing to the success of this community-driven event. This support helps us offset costs associated with the festival, such as software, video editing, and other production expenses. In addition, it also allows us to start planning the next festival.

Yes, 100% is a Bold Claim but Our Festival will have Something for Every Book Lover!

We will have speakers sharing great book recommendations in themed sessions, with authors popping in to join the fun, and your TBR is guaranteed to explode. So register to attend and we'll see you there!

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guarantee

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Is the festival virtual, in person or both? 

At this time the Epigraph Literary Festival is completely virtual and hosted on Crowdcast.

Frequently Asked Questions

I missed the last event, when is your next festival?

Our 2024 Spring Summer festival will be hosted from April 24th - 26th, 2024.  In the meantime, sign up for our festival replays here.

What time zone is the festival located in? 

We are based in the USA and operating on Eastern Time (GMT-4). New York time is a good reference to use for conversions. 

How much does it cost to attend the festival? 

Festival attendance is free of charge however you will be required to register in order to attend.  

What if I can't attend, will there be replays? 

Yes, replays will be available! While live festival attendance is free of charge, replays will be available for one flat fee.  Sign up for replays here.

Do I have to register for each session that I want to attend?

No.  You only need to register once to attend one, two or all the available event sessions during the festival.

I am an author or publishing professional.  How do I get in touch?

We would love to hear from you! Please send an email to publicity [at] thebibliogroup [dot] com.

I have a question or feedback.  How do I get in touch?

We would love to hear from you!  Please send an email to hello [at] epigraphlitfest [dot] com.

The 2024 Spring Reading Guide has twenty-one new releases organized across six categories. You’ll also find some fun things to do at home, along with some spring-themed recipes, plus more.

Register today and get our spring reading guide!

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