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How to Get Involved

The Harbor Springs Festival of the Book is made possible with the support of donors, volunteers, advertisers, sponsors, and attendees. We hope you will join us!

If you are interested in presenting at the Festival, please see the submission requirements below.

 

ATTEND

Volunteer

DONATE

SPONSOR


 

ATTEND

Please mark your calendars now for September 27-29, 2019. The Festival schedule will be available next summer along with information regarding our ticketed luncheons, Soup & Stories, Presenter’s Happy Hour and Keynote Address. 

TRAVEL & LODGING

Visit PetoskeyArea.com for information about area lodging and travel to Harbor Springs9

I will not come home from this Book Festival as the same person. These authors and this town are amazing. Hearing the different panel discussions has been life-changing.
— 2017 Attendee
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VOLUNTEER

A team of 120+ volunteers made each previous Festival run smoothly. The majority of volunteer roles are during the Festival weekend, but there are volunteer opportunities before and after the event. 

Please contact us to be included on our volunteer roster.

DONATE

The Harbor Springs Festival of the Book welcomes donations from those who love to read books, talk about books, and meet those who write books. Help us keep the majority of sessions free by supporting the work of the Festival with a tax-deductible gift to the General Operating Fund or the Books for Schools Fund.

Donations can be made securely online or mailed to us directly at:

Harbor Springs Festival of the Book,
P.O. Box 766
Harbor Springs, MI 49740

 The Festival would like to thank local artist, Julie Stratton, for the use of her original art, “Autumn Bluff” that will be used for the 2018 Festival program cover and poster.

The Festival would like to thank local artist, Julie Stratton, for the use of her original art, “Autumn Bluff” that will be used for the 2018 Festival program cover and poster.

PRESENT

The Harbor Springs Festival of the Book is a three-day event held the last weekend of September, featuring traditionally published authors and illustrators across eight genres--fiction, nonfiction, mystery/thriller, cookbook, poetry, young adult, middle grade, and picture book.

Go here for information on presenting at Harbor Springs Festival of the Book.

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