The 2022 Library of Congress National Book Festival will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 3, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
According to the organizers, this year’s theme is “Books Bring Us Together.” Entrance is free, and a selection of programs will be livestreamed online and videos of all programs will be available shortly after the Festival.
Notable authors include:
- Singer-Songwriter, Janelle Monáe is bringing the Afrofuturistic world of her album to the written page for “The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer.”
- Actor Nick Offerman from TV’s “Parks and Recreation” explores his journey writing “Where the Deer and the Antelope Play: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside” with a National Park Service ranger. Comedian and internet personality Leslie Jordan
- Deaf activist Nyle DiMarco shares his story in “Deaf Utopia: A Memoir — and a Love Letter to a Way of Life.”
- Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks sharesher latest novel “Horse.” Clint Smith discusses his recent work “How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America.”
Courtesy – National Book Festival/ Library of Congress