The Glen Ellyn Public Library, The Bookstore and Bundles of Books are excited to present the forth annual BookFest on Saturday, September 28. BookFest is a daylong literary festival located in downtown Glen Ellyn with tons of programming geared toward authors and booklovers of all ages.
Full schedule of BookFest Events:
9:30-10:30am: PitchFest (GEPL 2 nd Floor): PitchFest is a fast-paced program providing authors 60 seconds to pitch their books and convince the audience to make it their next read.
10-11:30am: Author Mathew Cordell (The Bookstore): Local illustrator and children’s author Matt Cordell will read from his latest books Another Brother and Trouble Gum.
11am-2pm: Author Trade Show (GEPL Meeting Room): Dozens of authors will sell and sign copies of their latest books.
11:30-1:30pm: Author Panel Luncheon: Sold Out!
2-3:30pm: Author Judith Fradin (The Bookstore): Judith Fardin, a Chicago-based author of multiple children’s books published by National Geographic kids, will host an interactive reading from her favorite books.
2:30-4pm: Featured Presenter Ayana Mathis (GEPL 2ndFloor): New York Times bestselling author Ayana Mathis will discuss her acclaimed debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, which was selected to Oprah’s Book Club 2.0.
Additional information can be found at www.bookfest.org.