2024 Bookfair Stage Events

Host a reading or panel at the AWP Bookfair. The stages are set in the midst of the exhibit hall bustle, providing your organization with great visibility and foot traffic, as well as the opportunity to engage a diverse literary audience. These unique and dynamic events are perfect for book or magazine launch readings, performance and slam events, celebrations, and tributes.

The cost for a seventy-five-minute time slot is $600. To purchase a date & time slot for one of the bookfair stages, please use the event management system.

There are two ways to propose a bookfair stage event. You can create a new bookfair stage event using the green PROPOSE A BOOKFAIR STAGE EVENT button at the bottom of the event management page. Or you can purchase a slot for an existing event already in the event management system that has not been accepted by clicking on the event title to view the event and convert it into a bookfair stage event. Once you have entered all required event information, select the green PURCHASE button at the bottom of the bookfair event’s page to purchase a stage slot for the event.

Bookfair stage events will be reviewed by AWP and must conform to event guidelines. For help creating an event, see the #AWP24 Event Proposal Tutorial for instructions.