This year’s Portland Book Festival, presented by Bank of America, returns to Portland Art Museum and neighboring venues on November 5, 2022.

Join writers and book lovers for this all-ages, daylong celebration of books and storytelling in all forms, including author panels, pop-up readings, writing workshops, kids’ story time, an extensive book fair, local food trucks, and more.

More information can be found here.

Literary Arts will present the following authors and their most recent titles on Saturday, November 5, 2022:


Chelsea BiekerHeartbroke | Lan Samantha ChangThe Family Chao | Andrew Sean GreerLess Is Lost | Tess GuntyThe Rabbit Hutch | Emiko JeanMika in Real Life | Meng JinSelf-Portrait with Ghost | Mat JohnsonInvisible Things | Juhea KimBeasts of a Little Land | Fonda LeeJade Legacy | Silvia Moreno-GarciaThe Daughter of Doctor Moreau | Leila MottleyNightcrawling | Daniel NiehTake No Names | Tom PerrottaTracy Flick Can’t Win | Jon RaymondDenial | Taylor Jenkins ReidCarrie Soto Is Back | George SaundersLiberation Day | Morgan TaltyNight of the Living Rez | Jess WalterThe Angel of Rome and Other Stories | Cecily WongKaleidoscope | Lidia YuknavitchThrust 


Rafael AgustinIllegally Yours: A Memoir | Reza AslanAn American Martyr in Persia: The Epic Life and Tragic Death of Howard Baskerville | Kate BeatonDucks: Two Years in the Oil Sands | Selma BlairMean Baby: A Memoir of Growing Up  Ingrid Rojas ContrerasThe Man Who Could Move Clouds/El hombre que movía las nubes | Melissa FebosGirlhood and Body Work: The Radical Power of Personal Narrative |  Jon GrayPierre Serrao, and Lester WalkerGhetto Gastro Presents Black Power Kitchen | Erika HayasakiSomewhere Sisters: A Story of Adoption, Identity, and the Meaning of Family | Hua HsuStay True: A Memoir | Chuck KlostermanThe Nineties: A Book | Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointeRed Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk | Jon MooallemSerious Face: Essays | Casey ParksDiary of a Misfit: A Memoir and a Mystery | Robin PecknoldWading in Waist-high Water: The Lyrics of Fleet Foxes 


Eloisa AmezcuaFighting Is Like a Wife | Matthew DickmanHusbandry | C J EvansLives | Saeed JonesAlive at the End of the World | Courtney Faye TaylorConcentrate | Tayi TibblePoukahangatus | Shelley WongAs She Appears  

Young Adult

P. C. Cast and Kristin CastOmens Bite Aaron DuránSeason of the Bruja | Harper GlennMonarch Rising | Ellen HaganDon’t Call Me A Hurricane | April HenryTwo Truths and a Lie | Justina IrelandRust in the Root | Emiko JeanTokyo Dreaming | Sabina KhanMeet Me in Mumbai | Naz KutubThe Loophole | Casey McQuistonI Kissed Shara Wheeler 

Middle Grade

Kwame AlexanderThe Door of No Return | Kat FajardoMiss Quinces | Gale GalliganFreestyle | Christina Diaz GonzalezInvisible | Jonathan HillTales of a Seventh-Grade Lizard Boy | Amy Kim KibuishiThe Rema Chronicles | Colin MeloyThe Stars Did Wander Darkling | Jenn ReeseEvery Bird a Prince | Aron Nels SteinkeMr. Wolf’s Class: Snow Day | Renée WatsonWays to Share Joy 

Picture Book

Vera AhiyyaKINDergarten | Vanessa Brantley-Newton and Tammi SauerMary Had a Little Plan | Cathy CamperArab Arab All Year Long! | Ben ClantonTater Tales: The Greatest in the World! | Nora EricsonToo Early | Margaret Chiu Greanias and Tracy SubisakAmah Faraway | Dane LiuFriends Are Friends, Forever | Eunice Moyle and Sabrina MoyleThe Cosmic Adventures of Astrid and Stella | Carrie TillotsonCounting to Bananas | Renée WatsonMaya’s Song
View the full author lineup here.
Lineup and schedule subject to change.

How to Attend

Portland Book Festival General Admission Passes are required for all events. Passes are $15 in advance and $25 day of Festival. Youth 17 & under, or with a valid high school ID, get in FREE. All full-priced General Admission Passes include a $5 book fair voucher and entry into Portland Art Museum.