Where Readers & Authors Meet
Celebrating Authors & Books
9th Edition Live
Sat., October 5, 2024
Author tables open
10:00 am - 3 pm
Keynote Author @ 3:30 pm
Country Inn & Suites
1900 Premier Drive in Mankato, MN
100's of Books of all genres
Workshops & Speakers
Young Writer & Artist Competition Awards
Livestreaming on Facebook
Largest literary festival of its kind in Southern Minnesota!
Young Writer & Artist Competition
Entry forms are now available for the 2024 YWAC! Students age 7-18 qualify for the competition, no matter where you live! Download the entry form and rules for participation below. DEADLINE for entries is April 30, 2024.
Cash awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age category. The winners will receive a copy of the 2024 YWAC Anthology in which their work will be published. Awards presented at the DVBF 9th Edition on October 5, 2024.
Sponsors & Festival Friends
Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors & Friends! Your contribution helps ensure this family-oriented literary event can be offered free-of-charge to the public. Your gift helps make the Deep Valley Book Festival possible.
To see a list of 2024 Sponsors & Friends, for more information on becoming a sponsor or the benefits of becoming a Festival Friend click on Learn More below.