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Oakland Book Festival - Sun, May 31! 

Sun., May 31 2015
Read. Debate. Celebrate.

1 day – 7 Hours – 90 Writers – 40 Events Authors include Tracy K. Smith, Ben Fong-Torres, Paul Beatty, Elaine Brown and Edwidge Danticat, Vikram Chandra, and Astra Taylor. And that’s only a sampling of what’s happening inside City Hall. http://www.oaklandbookfestival.org

Children’s Area – Music – Booksellers – Food On the Plaza is a dedicated children’s area with performances from Fairyland, “favorite-stories” read by the OPL, and book-making projects with the Museum of Children’s Art. Live music, booksellers, and food trucks.

Opening Night Plenary Oakland City Hall, Saturday May 30th, 6pm A conversation with Lewis Lapham Followed by a free wine reception.

Free and open to the public!

Oakland Book Festival


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