Celebrate Books & Readers at the Utah Humanities Book Festival

The Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival is Utah’s oldest and only statewide book festival and has become Utah’s signature literary event. Each year, the festival is a chance for book lovers of all types to enjoy some great, free-of-charge literary events at locations throughout Utah. In-person and virtual events begin in early September and continue through late October.

Events Weller Book Works is sponsoring can be viewed on our events calendar. All events throughout the state can be found on the Utah Humanities Book Festival Calendar.

Festival books you can purchase from WBW are below. Just click to purchase.

Beneficence By Meredith Hall Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781567927092
Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: David R. Godine Publisher - September 14th, 2021

Virtual event September 2 at 7:00 p.m. Click here for more information.


Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts By Rebecca Hall, Hugo Martínez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rebecca Hall, Hugo Martínez (Illustrator)
$29.99
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ISBN: 9781982115180
Published: Simon & Schuster - June 1st, 2021

In-store conversation with Darius Bost September 4 at 6:00 p.m. Click here for more information.


Bonneville's Women of Land Speed Racing (Images of Modern America) By Noeth Cover Image
By Noeth
$23.99
ISBN: 9781467107136
Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 12th, 2021

In-store event complete with race cars September 5 from 1 - 3 p.m. Click here for more information.


Chinese Women Writers on the Environment: A Multi-Ethnic Anthology of Fiction and Nonfiction By Dong Isbister (Editor), Xiumei Pu (Editor), Stephen D. Rachman (Editor) Cover Image
By Dong Isbister (Editor), Xiumei Pu (Editor), Stephen D. Rachman (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781476666983
Published: McFarland and Company, Inc. - August 31st, 2020

Virtual event September 17 at Noon. For more information click here.


1,001 Voices on Climate Change: Everyday Stories of Flood, Fire, Drought, and Displacement from Around the World By Devi Lockwood Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982146719
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Published: S&S/Simon Element - August 24th, 2021


Weber County Library, Southwest Branch September 21 at 7:00 p.m. Click here for more information.


Accidental Gardens By Rob Carney Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781925856293
Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: Stormbird Press - April 12th, 2021

In-store event with Kase Johnston October 13 at 7 p.m. More information is on our events page, here.


Let the Wild Grasses Grow By Kase Johnstun Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781948814515
Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: Torrey House Press - October 19th, 2021

In-store event with Rob Carney October 13 at 7:00 p.m. More information is on our events page, here.


A Spindle Splintered (Fractured Fables) By Alix E. Harrow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250765352
Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: Tordotcom - October 5th, 2021

Weber County Library Southwest Branch October 25 at 7:00 p.m.


The Once and Future Witches By Alix E. Harrow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316422017
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Published: Redhook - September 28th, 2021

Weber County Library Southwest Branch October 25 at 7:00 p.m.


A Particular Kind of Black Man: A Novel By Tope Folarin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501171833
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 11th, 2020

October 26 at 7:00 p.m. Southern Utah University in Cedar City. For more information click here.