The 2012 Boston Book Festival was held on October 26 and October 27 at various venues in Boston. The festival featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings and panels. Participating writers included poets Regie Gibson, Colin Halloran, and Joan Houlihan; fiction writers Junot Diaz, Richard Ford, Jennifer Haigh, and Michelle Hoover; and creative nonfiction writers Nick Flynn, Alexandra Styron, and Christina Thompson. Most events were free and open to the public. Visit the website for information about the 2013 festival.
Boston Book Festival, 2 Canal Park, Cambridge, MA 02141. (617) 252-3240.