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That’s a Wrap on BookFest St. Louis — a Celebration of the Literary Arts in the CWE (via, October 1, 2019)
Is this a book festival? Singers, artists and more join third-annual BookFest St. Louis (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 18, 2019)
BOOKFEST ST. LOUIS PUBLISHES SCHEDULE/SEEKS VOLUNTEERS (via Nicki’s Central West End Guide, September 11, 2019)
BookFest St. Louis Festival Zone to Feature 30+ Artists & Vendors (via, September 10, 2019)
Announcing the 2019 BookFest St. Louis Schedule (via, September 10, 2019)
Fall Arts Guide 2019: fairs, festivals, concerts, and more (via St. Louis Magazine, August 23, 2019)


BookFest St. Louis returns with award-winning actress Sally Field (via Fox2Now, September 21, 2018)
BookFest St. Louis 2018: Events schedule, location, and what to know before you go (via St. Louis Magazine, September 20, 2018)
Kathleen Finneran, who will talk to Sally Field for BookFest St. Louis, shares what’s remarkable about the actor’s new memoir (via St. Louis Magazine, September 20, 2018)
BookFest St. Louis 2018: Author Anne Valente comes home to talk about fierce fiction (via St. Louis Magazine, September 19, 2018)
BookFest St. Louis is back for 2nd year, featuring 40-some authors from near and far (via St. Louis Public Radio, September 17, 2018)
Sally Field explores her life, reveals surprises in memoir “In Pieces” (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 15, 2018)
BookFest St. Louis will feature more than 40 authors (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 14, 2018)
BookFest Returns to the Central West End and Brings Your Favorite Authors to St. Louis (via Alive, September 10, 2018)
Sally Field, Gary Shteyngart, Michael Isikoff at 2018’s BookFest St. Louis (via Nicki’s Central West End Guide, August 27, 2018)
Sally Field Will Be Keynote Speaker At BookFest St. Louis Next Month (via, August 22, 2018)
This One-Of-A-Kind Festival In Missouri Is A Book Lover’s Dream Come True (via Only In Your State, August 14, 2018)
A-List Awards 2018: Best Literary Festival (via St. Louis Magazine, June 15, 2018)
BookFest St. Louis Returns with Sally Field, Gary Shteyngart and More (via RFT, June 12, 2018)


Falling in Love With Sherman Alexie at BookFest St. Louis (via Student Life, Sept. 24, 2017)
CWEA Voices: William S. Burroughs Bust (via The Central West End Association, September 2017)
Booklovers unite in the CWE for new festival (via KSDK, Sept. 22, 2017)
Friday: A guide to the inaugural BookFest St. Louis, keynoted by author Sherman Alexie (via St. Louis Public Radio, Sept. 21, 2017)
BookFest opens a new chapter with author events, panels and more (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sept. 21, 2017)
St. Louis’ rich literary history, explored at BookFest (via Student Life, Sept. 21, 2017)
The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, September 22-26 (via RFT, Sept. 21, 2017)
Central West End Pays Tribute To Beat Generation’s William Burroughs (via West End Word, Sept. 20, 2017)
William Burroughs gets place on Writer’s Corner on Sept. 23 (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sept. 14, 2017)
Booked Solid (via Ladue News, Sept. 14, 2017)
BookFest St. Louis to honor Fred & Patricia McKissack (via St. Louis American, Sept. 14, 2017)
An absolutely true conversation with Sherman Alexie (via St. Louis Magazine, Sept. 13, 2017)
Mary Engelbreit’s rarely seen work is now on display (via KSDK, Sept. 12, 2017)
A Book That Can Save Your Life: An Interview with Author Megan Stielstra (via Alive Magazine, Sept. 8, 2017)
Poet Jane Ibur to Perform Sept. 23 During BookFest (via Vital Voice, Sept. 6, 2017)
BookFest St. Louis seeks volunteers (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Aug. 30, 2017)
BookFest aims to be the premier book event in St. Louis for years to come (via St. Louis Magazine, Aug. 25, 2017)
Fall author events: Atwood, Alexie, Allende, Rushdie and more (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 2017)
20 Can’t-Miss Art Events to Fill Your Fall Calendar (via RFT, August 2017)
Central West End to make ‘font’ memories with new BookFest event (via STL Sprout, July 2017)
Inaugural BookFest St. Louis Set for September 23 (via Shelf Awareness, June 2017)
New book festival planned for Central West End (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 23, 2017)
Left Bank Books to Launch ‘BookFest St. Louis’ This September (via RFT, June 26, 2017)
BookFest St. Louis Set For September (via Vital Voice, June 26, 2017)