The inaugural Leimert Park Village Book Fair was organized by a Planning Committee of over 30 persons including representatives from local schools, corporate/businesses, libraries, literary non-profit organizations, community organizations, and local authors, poets, and spoken word performers.
Today, the Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair attracts over 200 authors, poets, spoken word artists, storytellers, performers, and literary/educational exhibitor participants – and boasts an audience of over 5,000. Since its inception the Leimert Park Village Book Fair has grown in popularity and prestige becoming a cultural tradition and premier summer literary event. This year’s Book Fair will take place on Saturday, June 29, 2013, and everyone is invited this day of celebrating the written word.
Special highlights and components of the fair include:
- Five (5) stages including a Main Stage, Children’s Village/Reading Corner, Poet’s Stage, Cook’s Pavilion, and Health and Wellness Stage.
- Interactive activities, storytelling, book give-a-ways, hands-on-projects for children with Superhero/ Comic Pavilion.
- Writing workshops, panel discussions, film screenings, theatre performances, storytelling, readings, author meet & greets, spoken word performances/poetry recitals, and live music.
- Sponsor displays and special activities, including product sampling & prizes.
Admission is Free
The Leimert Park Village Book Fair, Inc. is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization.
For more information, write to Leimert Park Village Book Fair, Inc., 4001 West 22nd Place, Los Angeles, California, 90018.