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October 16th – 18th, 2014

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  • 2014 Program

    A PDF version of the program can be downloaded here!

  • 2014 FESTIVAL MAP

    A PDF version of the map can be downloaded here!

  • LOST AND FOUND IN LAS VEGAS BENEFIT

    FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17
    SAHARA WEST LIBRARY, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., 89117

    7PM - 9:30 PM: A program of Lost and Found schemes, scenes and stories by authors and performers including Aimee Bender, Killian’s Angels, Vegas Haiku and the West Las Vegas Performance Group. Beverages donated by Stephanie Scott, Stoli USA SPI Group.

    FEATURED EXHIBIT: ILLUSTRATORS 56
    The Society of Illustrators presents 58 pieces by the world’s most cutting-edge and popular illustrators. Exhibit support provided in part by Mark Fine.

    SUGGESTED DONATION: $35 PER PERSON ONLINE AT: Here!
    TICKETS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

    CONTACT: milamd@lvccld.org or 702.507.6179

    Donations to this event are tax-exempt (tax. i.d. 27-0035192) pursuant to the terms of IRS Section 170(c) and will be directed to support for the Vegas Valley Book Festival.

  • My Nevada: Viewpoints from Poets and Artists of the Silver State Gallery

    October 2 – November 28, 2014
    Opening reception and poetry performances: Friday, October 3, 2014, 6 – 9 p.m.

    Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First Street #190

    Open Monday – Thursday 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., and until 9:00 p.m. for pre-view Thursday and First Friday events each month.

    A gallery exhibition by Nevada poets and artists in celebration of the state's Sesquicentennial. Part of the Vegas Valley Book Fesitval's recognition of the illustrated word.

    Poets: Becky Bosshart, James Joseph Brown, Shaun Christensen, Harry Fagel, Dayvid Figler, Joseph Langdon, Shaun Leonard, Waddie Mitchell, Kari O'Connor, Elizabeth Quiñones-Zaldaña, Joan Robinson, Vogue Robinson, Nathan Say, and Leia Penina Wilson.

    Artists: Harold Bradford, Ginger Bruner, Keith Conely, Sandra Ward Craig, Stewart Freshwater, Jeff Fulmer, Mary Hill, Anne M. Hoff, Richard Hooker, Merrilee Hortt, Wayne Littlejohn, Kathleen Nathan, Jeanne Voltura, and Joseph Watson.

    For more information, please call 702-800-4670

  • Volunteer for the 2014 FESTIVAL

    Applications to volunteer for the festival can be found Here!

  • Nominations Open For Crystal Bookmark Award

    Through Wednesday, September 24th at 5:00 p.m.

    Free and open to the public.

    The public is invited to nominate an individual and an organization for the 2014 Vegas Valley Book Festival Crystal Bookmark Awards. Nominations for this annual awards project that honors a Southern Nevada individual and an organization for advancing the cause of literature in the Las Vegas Valley can be submitted online here. Residents also may call 702.507.6179 for a nomination form. Nominees must reside in Southern Nevada. Nominations are open until 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 24th. The two awards will be presented at the Vegas Valley Book Festival on Saturday, October 18th, in the auditorium of the Historic Fifth Street School, located in downtown Las Vegas at 401 S. Fourth St.