Meet Authors. Buy Books. Get them signed!

Saturday, October 28, 2017 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Duke Energy Convention Center

Free Admission

Most all Books by the Banks authors and illustrators are at the festival for the entire day! However, some have limited appearances.

Meet authors, buy books, and get them signed! Enjoy the thrill of 100+ authors under one roof for this year’s 10th anniversary Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival. Please take note of the schedules below and plan accordingly. And remember, there’s all-day fun for all ages in our Kids’ Corner, Teen Scene, and Writing & Getting Published area.

Marisa Silver 10 a.m.-1p.m.
Sandra Gross 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Maria Montag 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Zetta Elliott 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Paulette Jiles Noon-4 p.m.
Chris Bachelder Noon-4 p.m.
Dr. John Hutton 1-4 p.m.

We can’t wait to see you at this year’s festival! It’s a dream come true for book lovers.

Some of the hottest names in literature are joining us for our 10th year. See the entire lineup online.

Many authors will also be on various panels throughout the day. Attending a panel sessions is a great way to learn even more about some of your favorite authors and the books you love.

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The 10th annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival is set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202.

The mission of Books by the Banks is to entertain and enrich the lives of people in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky. The organization works throughout the year to present and promote authors, while celebrating the joy of literacy and lifelong learning through reading and writing.

The premiere event is the Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival held annually in downtown Cincinnati. The day-long festival, which is free and open to the public, features national, regional, and local authors and illustrators; book signings; panel discussions; and activities for the entire family to enjoy.