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September 14, 2019

UAlbany Uptown Campus

10am to 5pm

Joyce Carol Oates
Jamaica Kincaid
Ricardo Cortés 

Local Authors, Exhibitors, Workshops and more!

We're back September 14th

bigger and better!

Join us for the 2nd Annual Albany Book Festival at the University at Albany. More than 100 authors and poets, including several nationally-known and best-selling writers, exhibits, children's activities and more! 


"The [2018] Albany Book Festival was an extraordinary success... What a significant accomplishment for our institution and the Writers Institute." 

Havidán Rodríguez


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Special thanks to our Sponsors:


UAlbany's Strategic Plan Accelerator Grant Committee and The Office of the President for their support of this year's Albany Book Festival.



Renaissance Corporation of Albany
University Auxiliary Services



Charles Touhey & Alice Green

CSEA Employee Benefit Fund

Pernille Ægidius Dake

St. Peter's Health Partners

Stuyvesant Plaza



A. Andrew Casano, MD & Bella Pipas

Fenimore Asset Management / FAM Funds

Foy Fund
Henry Greenberg 
Paul and Mary Grondahl

William and Dana Kennedy

Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.

William & Mary Krackeler

Betsy Lopez

Mackin & Casey

Jeffrey J. Pollard/Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

Roberta and Bob Redmond 

Herb and Cynthia Shultz

Children’s programming and activities provided with the support of: Grassroot Givers, Albany City School District, Albany Public Library, Skribblers Magazine, The RED Bookshelf, 15-LOVE, WAMC, WMHT, Wizard's Wardrobe, and the City of Albany.

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