Philly Book & Author Fest at Cherry Street Pier with Friends

December 1–2
Time: 11AM - 8PM

Philly’s Indie Booksellers invite you to a pre-holiday Book & Author Festival at the stunning new Cherry Street Pier. They’ll be selling excellent, diverse books, offering great advice on great reads for yourself and for gifts, while you meet and greet some of Philadelphia’s best authors.

Participating booksellers are Head House Books from Center City, Penn Book Center from West Philly, and Big Blue Marble Bookstore from Mt. Airy. They’ll be selling books from 11am to 8 pm both days, with authors on hand to sign and personalize books. Check out this schedule, and come to meet your favorites local authors!

Saturday, December 1, 2018
2:30pm: Emily Wilson, The Odyssey,
3:00pm: Madeline Miller, Circe,
3:00pm: Greg Pizzoli Books & Drawings, The Watermelon Seed, 12 Days of Christmas
3:00pm: Judy Schachner, Skippyjon Jones Snow What
3:30pm: Imani Perry, Looking for Lorraine, Vexy Thing
3:30 pm Nathaniel Popkin & Peter Woodall Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City
4:30pm: Christine Kendall, Riding Chance
5:00pm: Ken Finkel, Insight Philadelphia: Historical Essays Illustrated
6:00pm: Jon McGoran, Spliced

Sunday, December 2, 2018
12pm: Matt Phelan, Knights Vs Dinosaurs
12:00pm: Brian Biggs Illustration, Tinyville Town series
1:30pm: Charles Santore, The Night Before Christmas
1:30pm: Raquel Salas Rivera, (Philadelphia Poet Laureate) Lo terciario/The Tertiary
1:30pm: Frank Sherlock, Space Between These Lines Not Dedicated/The City Real and Imagined
2:00pm: Dave & Ilyssa Kyu, Campfire Stories: Tales from America’s National Parks
2:30pm: Catriona Briger & Ned Barnard, Philadelphia Trees
4:00pm: Mary Dixon Lebeau, Secret Philadelphia: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure
4:30pm: Ben Leech, 36 Views of Philadelphia
5:00pm: Irene Levy Baker, 100 Things to Do in Philadelphia Before You Die, Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia
6:00pm: Carmen Maria Machado, Her Body and Other Parties