Bookstock 2019 – The Green Mountain Festival of Words

June 14th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Bookstock 2019 The Green Mountain Festival of WordsBookstock, “The Green Mountain Festival of Words,” is the Woodstock, VT’s annual, summer literary festival. The event serves up features more than forty authors and poets of all genres – not to mention book fairs, workshops, and other special events in and around Woodstock village. July 26, 27, & 28, 2019.

Bibliophiles, wordsmiths, poets, and artists alike will find plenty to love at the 11th annual Bookstock Literary Festival. The annual three-day event swells the village with thousands of visitors and special guests. Including lots of best-selling and beloved authors.

Special Guests

A host of nationally and regionally celebrated authors are on the schedule for presentations, workshops, and readings on all three days of the festival.

Like who, you ask?

How about poet laureate of Vermont Chard deNiord, author and Former Governor of Vermont Madeleine Kunin, and “In The Wild” cartoonist Ed Koren, for a start? That’s just 3 of the more than 40 authors, poets, and other literary luminaries who will be in attendance at Bookstock 2019.

(the full list of this year’s visiting authors can be seen here)

Rare and Used Books

Bookstock isn’t just rubbing elbows with famous authors, however. The festival also serves up two huge book sales!

The Norman Williams Public Library (10 The Green) will once again have a unique selection of fine vintage books up for offer. The Village Green will also host the extraordinary, annual used book fair with thousands of quality secondhand books at yard sale prices. Both sales events will be open Friday and Saturday, 9am to 5pm.

2019 Bookstock Special Events

Most of the festival events take place in and around Woodstock’s village Green but there are some exceptions. Below is a short list of a few of the festival highlights.
Friday, July 26 –
Terry Osborne: Nature Writing Workshop

1pm at the Marsh Billings Rockefeller Education Center

Saturday, July 27 –
Marcelo Gleiser: The Simple Beauty of the Unexpected

10am at the Town Hall Theater

Ballet at Billings Farm: full-length performance

Sunday, July 28 –
Charlotte’s Web
: live-action adaptation
3pm at the Grange Theatre

Best of all, Bookstock is free and open to the public!

Bookstock 2019

July 26, 27, & 28
Woodstock, Vermont

Visit the festival website for more information. You can also follow this event on Facebook.

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