November 26, 2014

The Library of Congress Releases 2014 National Book Festival Schedule

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The 2014 National Book Festival will take place on August 30th at a new location inside the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

The schedule of events released today is listed below and also available on this LC web page.

Additional info available on the National Book Festival web pages.

If past NBF’s are any indication, C-SPAN will provide live coverage.

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Children

Time Author Signing
10:00-10:30 Jeffrey Brown 11:00-noon
10:40-11:10 Karen Romagna 11:30-12:30
10:40-11:10 Billy Collins
11:20-11:50 Dav Pilkey 12:30-1:30
noon-12:30 Cokie Roberts 1:00-2:00
12:40-1:10 Jack Gantos 1:30-2:30
1:20-1:50 Ilene Cooper 2:30-3:30
2:00-2:30 Brian Biggs 3:00-4:00
2:40-3:10 Andrea Beaty 3:30-4:30
3:20-3:50 Ilyasah Shabazz 4:30-5:30
4:00-4:30 Jerry Craft 5:00-6:00
4:00-4:30 Patrik Henry Bass 5:00-6:00
4:40-5:10 Eric Litwin 3:30-4:30

 

Teens

Time Author Signing
10:00-10:30 Kate DiCamillo 11:00-noon
10:40-11:10 Tanuja Desai Hidier 11:30-12:30
11:20-11:50 Cynthia Kadohata 12:30-1:30
noon-12:30 Rita Williams-Garcia 1:00-2:00
12:40-1:10 Meg Medina 1:30-12:30
1:20-1:50 Anne Ursu 2:30-3:30
2:00-2:30 Tim TIngle 3:00-4:00
2:40-3:10 Jacqueline Woodson 3:30-4:30
3:20-3:50 Kendare Blake 4:30-5:30
4:00-4:30 Francesco Marciuliano 5:00-6:00
4:40-5:10 Gene Luen Yang 3:30-4:30

 

Picture Books

Time Author Signing
10:00-10:30 Raúl Colón 11:00-noon
10:40-11:10 Peter Brown 11:30-12:30
11:20-11:50 Bryan Collier 12:30-1:30
noon-12:30 Susan Stockdale 1:00-2:00
12:40-1:10 Laura Overdeck 1:30-2:30
1:20-1:50 Brian Lies 2:30-3:30
2:00-2:30 Theodore Taylor III 3:00-4:00
2:40-3:10 Bob Staake 3:30-4:30
3:20-3:50 Molly Idle 4:30-5:30
4:00-4:30 Judith Viorst 5:00-6:00
4:40-5:10 Jules Feiffer 3:30-4:30

 

Contemporary Life

Time Author Signing
10:00-10:45 Rep. James Clyburn 11:30-12:30
10:55-11:40 Peter Baker noon-1:00
11:50-12:35 Sandra Day O’Connor 1:00-2:00
11:50-12:35 Lynn Wiese Sneyd 1:00-2:00
11:50-12:35 H. Alan Day 1:00-2:00
12:45-1:30 Andrew Aydin 2:00-3:00
12:45-1:30 Rep. John Lewis 2:00-3:00
1:40-2:25 Maria Venegas 3:00-4:00
2:35-3:20 David Treuer 4:00-5:00
3:30-4:15 Francisco Goldman 5:00-6:00
4:25-5:10 Brando Skyhorse 5:20-6:00
5:20-6:00 Anchee Min 3:30-4:30

Culinary Arts

Time Author Signing
10:00-10:45 Adrian Miller 11:00-noon
10:55-11:40 John Moeller noon-1:00
11:50-12:35 Amy Riolo 1:00-2:00
12:45-1:30 Laura & Peter Zeranski 2:00-3:00
1:40-2:25 Daniel W. Thomas 3:30-4:30
2:35-3:20 Cathal Armstrong 4:00-5:00
3:30-4:15 Sheilah Kaufman 4:45-5:45
4:25-5:10 Carla Hall 2:30-3:30

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Fiction & Mystery

Time Author Signing
10:00-10:45 E.L. Doctorow 11:00-noon
10:55-11:40 Ishmael Beah noon-1:00
11:50-12:35 Sara Sue Hoklotubbe 1:00-2:00
12:45-1:30 Claire Messud 2:00-3:00
1:40-2:25 Tiphanie Yanique 3:00-4:00
2:35-3:20 Siri Hustvedt 4:00-5:00
3:30-4:15 Lisa See 5:00-6:00
4:25-5:10 Anne Hillerman 2:30-3:30
5:20-6:00 Alice McDermott 3:30-4:30

 

History & Biography

Time Author Signing
10:00-10:45 Jonathan Allen 11:00-noon
10:00-10:45 Amie Parnes 11:00-noon
10:55-11:40 Kai Bird noon-1:00
11:50-12:35 Nina Khrushcheva 1:00-2:00
12:45-1:30 Nick Kotz 2:00-3:00
1:40-2:25 Richard Moe 3:00-4:00
2:35-3:20 Peniel E. Joseph 4:00-5:00
3:30-4:15 Ian Morris 5:00-6:00
4:25-5:10 Louisa Lim 2:30-3:30

 

Poetry & Prose

Time Author Signing
10:00-10:45 Poetry Out Loud
10:55-11:40 Books in Translation Panel
10:55-11:40 Natasha Wimmer noon-1:00
10:55-11:40 Paul Auster noon-1:00
11:50-12:35 Billy Collins 1:00-2:00
12:45-1:30 Creative Nonfiction Panel
12:45-1:30 Eula Biss 2:00-3:00
12:45-1:30 Paisley Rekdal 2:00-3:00
1:40-2:25 Elizabeth McCracken 3:30-4:30
2:35-3:20 Alicia Ostriker 4:00-5:00
3:30-4:15 Richard Rodriguez 5:00-6:00
4:25-5:10 Alberto Rios 3:00-4:00
5:20-6:00 Mona Simpson 4:00-5:00
6:00-7:30 PM: DC Youth Poetry Slam

 

Science

Time Author Signing
10:00-10:45 Amanda Ripley 11:00-noon
10:55-11:40 Sally Satel noon-1:00
11:50-12:35 Paul Bogard 1:00-2:00
12:45-1:30 Adrienne Mayor 2:00-3:00
1:40-2:25 Eric H. Cline 3:00-4:00
2:35-3:20 David Sibley 4:00-5:00
3:30-4:15 Michio Kaku 4:30-5:30
4:25-5:10 David Theodore George 2:30-3:30
5:20-6:00 Lynn Sherr 4:00-5:00

 

Graphic Novels

Time Author Signing
6:00-6:35 Raina Telgemeier 7:00-8:00
6:45-7:20 Bryan Lee O’Malley 8:00-9:00
7:30-8:05 Vivek Tiwary 8:30-9:30
7:30-8:05 Kyle Baker 8:30-9:30
8:15-8:50 Liza Donnelly 9:00-10:00
9:00-9:45 Jeff Smith 7:30-8:30

 

Special Programs

Time Author Signing
10:00-10:45 Letters About Literature
10:00-10:45 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Presentation
10:55-11:40 DC Public Schools Program
11:50-12:35 Valerie Miles 1:00-2:00
11:50-12:35 Anthology of Spanish Writers
12:45-1:30 Margaret Engel 2:00-3:00
12:45-1:30 Henry Hodges 2:00-3:00
1:40-2:25 Bob Adelman noon-1:00
2:35-3:20 Elizabeth Mitchell 4:00-5:00
3:30-4:15 James Conaway 5:00-6:00
3:30-4:15 Amy Pastan 5:00-6:00
4:25-5:10 Clay Risen 3:00-4:00
5:20-6:00 Derek Anderson 4:00-5:00

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See Also: 2014 National Book Festival Moves to a New DC Location, Evening Events Planned (January 4, 2014)

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