Annapolis Book Festival

Saturday, April 8, 2017

What's New at the Festival?

  • Mark Your Calendar for April 8, 2017

    Posted November 6, 2015

    Coming into its fifteenth year, the Annapolis Book Festival has become one of the premier community events in the region. Last year more than 3,000 people attended this free community Festival that celebrates the beauty, power, passion, and excitement of the written word. The Annapolis Book Festival brings nationally renowned authors to The Key School in Annapolis, Maryland, to discuss their books and the craft of writing. The Festival also features Annapolis Town Crier Squire Frederick, children's activities, live music, refreshments, and new and used book sales.

  • Rabia Chaudry to Appear at the Festival

    Posted October 14, 2016
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    Announcing Rabia Chaudry--the first official author of the 2017 Festival! Her book Adnan’s Story is a New York Times bestselling page-turner which tells the story of the wrongful murder conviction of Adnan Syed. Rabia is the host of Undisclosed, one of the top-ranked podcasts in the iTunes store. Don’t miss her on April 8, 2017!

  • The 14th Annual Annapolis Book Festival Was a Huge Success!

    Posted April 20, 2016
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    With gorgeous weather enhancing the experience, over 3,000 people gathered on Key School's campus for the 14th Annual Annapolis Book Festival. This free community event was filled with music, interesting panel discussions featuring over 60 authors, including Diane Rehm, loads of children's activites, and lots of new and used book sales. The love of reading was evident everywhere you looked. We look forward to seeing everyone in 2017.

The Festival is looking for volunteers! Can you help? Click to sign-up.

Thank You to Our 2016 Sponsors





Michael Glass Law Firm


The Attridge Family

L.J. and Mindy Foley

The Kane/Schneider Family

Deborah Lowham and
Keith Cole

C.N. and Maria Papadopoulos Charitable Foundation

The Williams Family
Mike, Pam, Jenny, & Chris '10


Absolute Fire Protection, Inc

Sherry Carr

Charles E. Anthony Architects

The Glassman Family Foundation

Niels Holch, PLLC

Joe and Martha Janney

The Madak-Jones Family

Patty and Michael Smith

Webster & Fredrickson, PLLC

The Wells Family


Reid and Charlie Buckley


Stephanie and Mark Reisinger

For more information about the Annapolis Book Festival, contact Parent Programs and Special Events Director Trish Gallant at or 410-263-9231, ext. 1275.