BTAC is pleased to support the efforts of the Bloomington Literary Council in coordinating the

2015 Writers Festival and Book Fair

12th Annual Celebration of the Literary Arts

Saturday, March 28, 2015
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The all-volunteer Literary Council meets throughout the year to design and implement this popular regional event. The Writers Festival offers participants a chance to sit down and talk about writing with published authors and browse through a free book fair. The event also includes workshops and panel discussions that take writers through all phases of writing, publication, and promotion.

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Register online here.

22 excellent workshops on these general topics:

• Getting Started
• Elements of Writing
• Genre Specific
• Publication
• Promotion


Jeff Shotts
Keynote Speaker

Jeff Shotts is the Executive Editor at Graywolf Press, an independent publisher whose authors have been Pulitzer Prize winners.

Schedule of Events

Exhibitor Applications

Author Application
Vendor Application

The annual Writers Festival and Book Fair is the product of thousands of volunteer hours and year-round planning under the capable leadership of Kate Pettit, Bloomington Literary Council chairperson. BTAC gratefully acknowledges the service of Kate and the many other volunteers who provide this event for our community.