OCTOBER 13-16, 2022

and year round


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

We are accepting proposals for the 2022 Fall Celebration from April 1-June 30, 2022. All proposals should be submitted via email to bookfest@mplfoundation.org. Proposals for the fall celebration are reviewed throughout the summer.  Final decisions on accepted proposals are made in August. 

If you are interested in proposing a stand-alone Wisconsin Book Festival event outside that window, you may email your proposal at any time.  
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 this year's celebration.

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