2022 Library of Congress National Book Festival

Graphic of books arranged to form a house

The 2022 National Book Festival poster was designed by artist, writer and educator Gail Anderson.

The National Endowment for the Arts is continuing its longtime support of the Library of Congress National Book Festival by supporting the Writers Studio Stage at the 2022 festival. The festival will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 3, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (doors open at 8:30 a.m.). The event is free and open to the public. This year's theme is "Books Bring Us Together." A selection of programs will be livestreamed online and videos of all programs will be available shortly after the Festival.