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Burlington Book Festival

  • UVM Alumni House Silver Pavilion 61 Summit Street Burlington, VT, 05401 United States (map)

Burlington’s 14th annual celebration of the written word kicks off Friday, October 12 and runs through Sunday, October 14.

The 14th annual Burlington Book Festival kicks off with a celebration that features Opening Ceremonies and a Festival Dedication, followed by a reading by Sharon Olds!

These opening events will be held at the UVM Alumni House Silver Pavilion.

  • 7:00 pm - Opening Ceremonies and Festival Dedication begin at 7:00 pm Philip Baruth emcees the weekendʼs kickoff featuring distinguished guests and Dedication of the 14th annual Festival to author and filmmaker Eugene Jarecki along with a special tribute by civil rights activist Arjun Singh Sethi.

  • 7:30 pm - Reading by Sharon Olds - Pulitzer Prize winning poet Sharon Olds will give a reading. The reading will be following by an audience Q&A and book signing.

Contact: Burlington Book Festival

Earlier Event: October 12
Sharon Olds (Painted Word Poetry)
Later Event: October 13
Vox Pop Workshop