Keynote Speaker - Philip Caputo

Philip Caputo, award-winning journalist, co-winner of a Pulitzer Prize, and the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction will be the 2019 Connecticut Book Awards keynote speaker!
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Welcome to Margaret Gibson - CT's Newest Poet Laureate

Margaret Gibson joins the ranks of Connecticut's Poets Laureate!
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Connecticut Grown Literature

Connecticut Center for the Book is the state affiliate of the national Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. Our mission is to promote the written and spoken word throughout the state, and to foster a love of reading for the people of Connecticut.

Upcoming Events

Book Voyagers
September 3 @ 6:30 pm - September 3 @ 6:30 pm | Slater Library
North Korea Book Discussion Series: Nothing to Envy
September 3 @ 7:00 pm - September 3 @ 8:00 pm | Avon Free Public Library
The Trouble Begins at 5:30 p.m.: Waiting for Susy by Bruce Michelson
September 11 @ 5:00 pm - September 11 @ 7:00 pm | Mark Twain House
Writing in Mark Twain’s Library 2019 with Guest Host Ann Sample Lineberger
September 12 @ 6:00 pm - September 12 @ 9:00 pm | Mark Twain House
The Mouth-Off with Chion Wolf: The ONE TIME
September 13 @ 7:30 pm - September 13 @ 9:30 pm | Mark Twain House
A Little Harmless Fun: Author Lary Bloom On Artist Sol LeWitt
September 19 @ 7:00 pm - September 19 @ 9:00 pm | Mark Twain House
The Art of Writing Poetry 
September 25 @ 6:00 pm - September 25 @ 8:00 pm | Wethersfield High School
North Korea Book Discussion Series: Escape from Camp 14
October 1 @ 7:00 pm - October 1 @ 8:00 pm | Avon Free Public Library
The Trouble Begins at 5:30: Elisabeth Petry on Ann Petry and the James Family Letters
October 9 @ 5:00 pm - October 9 @ 7:00 pm | Mark Twain House
Writing in Mark Twain’s Library with Guest Host Rand Richards Cooper
October 10 @ 6:00 pm - October 10 @ 9:00 pm | Mark Twain House

Book Voyagers

Promoting the joy of reading and encourage families to create literature-rich home environments.

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