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

Writing in Mark Twain’s Library 2019
July 18 @ 6:00 pm - July 18 @ 9:00 pm | Mark Twain House
Tea & Tips: How to Get Published
July 21 @ 2:00 pm - July 21 @ 3:30 pm | The Storyteller’s Cottage
Summer Food and Books: Cornell Scott (books only)
July 25 @ 4:00 pm - July 25 @ 6:00 pm | Cornell Scott – Hill Health Center
Book Voyagers
July 25 @ 6:00 pm - July 25 @ 7:00 pm | Rockville Public Library
Get Published: From Ideas to Instagram
July 27 @ 1:00 pm - July 27 @ 2:30 pm | The Storyteller’s Cottage
Reading Like A Writer to Write for Your Reader
July 30 @ 6:00 pm - July 30 @ 8:00 pm | The Storyteller’s Cottage
Book Voyagers
August 9 @ 10:30 am - August 9 @ 12:00 pm | Otis Library
Young Poets Day with Elizabeth Acevedo at Sunken Garden Poetry Festival
August 11 @ 5:00 pm - August 11 @ 8:00 pm | Hill-Stead Museum
Book Voyagers
August 14 @ 10:30 am - August 14 @ 11:30 am | Bill Memorial Library
Writing in Mark Twain’s Library 2019 with Guest Host Heather Murray
August 15 @ 6:00 pm - August 15 @ 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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