The Wisconsin Book Festival focuses primarily on hosting events for recent publications. We host events in all genres.

We are now accepting proposals for the four-day celebration which will take place October 17-20, 2024. The submission deadline is June 30, 2024. You may email your proposal to  

Full proposals should include:

  • author's name
  • book title
  • ISBN
  • publisher name
  • publication date of the book for which you are proposing an event
  • an outline of the proposed event, including potential dates
  • any review/supporting materials that could aid in our decision-making
  • a statement about availability for virtual or in-person events
  • a confirmation that you have the equipment necessary to present remotely via videoconference

We appreciate your support and look forward to our 23rd annual Fall Celebration in October 2024.

If you are interested in proposing a standalone Wisconsin Book Festival event outside of our four-day festival in the fall, you may email your proposal at any time to