Where Readers & Authors Meet
Celebrating Authors & Books
6th Edition Live
Sat., October 2, 2021
9:30 am - 3 pm
Authors After Hours Reception
to follow at 4 pm in Conference Room
Loose Moose Saloon & Conference Center in Mankato
The Deep Valley Book Festival is FREE to attend, however two programs require tickets:
Coffee with "Cooked to Death" Authors Panel and Lunch with Will Weaver
Largest literary festival of its kind in Southern Minnesota!
2021 DVBF 6th Edition Keynote Author
See all DVBF authors, illustrators, publishers and literary organizations in the Author Directory
100's of Books of all genres
book signings & programs
Food & Beverage available
author interviews and more live streamed on facebook
Young Writer & Artist Competition
Deadline for entries was June 30, 2021.
Entry for 2021 is now CLOSED.
Awards presented at the 6th Edition DVBF on October 2, 2021 at 3 pm.
All winners have their work printed in the 2021 YWCA Anthology. Copies are available for sale at the book festival or order online.
Sponsors & Festival Friends
Thank you to our 2021 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 Sponsors & Friends and for more information on becoming a sponsor or the benefits of becoming a Festival Friend click on Learn More.