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Evanston Literary Festival Book Fair

  • Evanston Public Library 1703 Orrington Avenue Evanston, IL, 60201 United States (map)

Attention all Evanston book lovers! The 2018 Evanston Literary Festival Book Fair is a showcase for local authors, presses, and literary organizations. The book fair is a great chance to celebrate Evanston’s talented and diverse literary community and buy some books directly from authors and publishers. Participating vendors include:


  • Brown and Proud Press
  • Gibson House Press
  • Highlights of Chicago Press
  • Lark Sparrow Press
  • Northwestern University Press
  • Path Press
  • Tortoise Books

Publications and Literary Organizations

  • Chicago Publishers Resource Center
  • Chicago Quarterly Review
  • Evanston Magazine
  • Hypertext Magazine & Studio
  • Off Campus Writers Workshop
  • RHINO Poetry
  • Shorefront Legacy Center
  • Variant


  • Steve Bellinger
  • Thomas Benz
  • Dina Elenbogen
  • Linda Gartz
  • Tiffany Gholar
  • Carrie Goldman
  • Susan Gundlach & Lea Basile-Lazarus
  • Libby Fischer Hellmann
  • Tim Jackson
  • Allan Johnston
  • G.W. Kennedy
  • Laurie Lawlor
  • Jane Mersky Leder
  • Lisa Maggiore
  • Faisal Mohyuddin
  • Mary Elise Monsell
  • John Paterson
  • Keiler Roberts
  • Jay Ryan
  • J.R. Summers
  • Don Terras
  • Stephen Vick
  • Patti Waldmeir
  • Michele Weldon
  • Joyce Burns Zeiss

This event is free and open to the public, and features free refreshments.