CHARLESTON, W.Va. —
The West Virginia Book Festival will be Saturday and Sunday at the Charleston Civic Center.
Speakers at the 12th annual event will include best-selling author Charlaine Harris and “Longmire” author Craig Johnson, along with more than 12 other writers who will give readings, workshops and book signings.
Some of the events are:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Kanawha County Public LIbrary’s annual book sale, South Hall.
10 a.m. — Speaker Betty Rivard.
1 p.m. — Book signing by pop-up book designer Robert Sabuda.
11:30 a.m. — Craig Johnson will speak.
12:30 p.m. — Charlaine Harris will sign books.
2:30 p.m. — Charlaine Harris will speak.
4 p.m. — Workshop by Don Teter, author of “Goin’ Up Gandy,” about researching, writing and publishing local history.
noon to 4 p.m. — Kanawha County Public LIbrary’s annual book sale, South Hall.
12:30 p.m. — Inaugural reading by new West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman.
2 p.m. — Marilyn Sue Shank, author of “Child of the Mountains,” will speak.
3:30 p.m. — Stories presented by West Virginia Storytelling Guild.
Children’s activities will be ongoing during the festival.
For more information, visit wvbookfestival.org.