Plans Announced For Portland Bookfest

Literary Arts announced this week that the Portland Book Festival will return as a hybrid event, with a week of activity both in-person and online from November 8–13, 2021.

“We will host virtual events on November 8–12, leading up to an in-person festival day on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Portland Art Museum and Portland’5, as well as in-person writing workshops at our downtown Literary Arts space,” read the announcement.

The organizers are currently taking applications for the book fair portion as well as looking for volunteers. More information can be found at

Tickets will go on sale on September 22. To allow greater access, youth 17 and under (and/or with a valid high school I.D.) will receive free entry.