September 24, 2016 - 10:00 AM / 10:00 PM
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Starting at 10 a.m., approximately 120 authors, illustrators and poets will make presentations in stages dedicated to Children; Teens; Picture Books; Books to Movies; Contemporary Life; Graphic Novels; Fiction; Food & Home; History & Biography; International Programs; Mysteries, Thrillers & Science Fiction; Poetry & Prose; and Science. A Main Stage of 2,500 seats will feature six of the most popular festival authors. A Poetry Slam will also be held. Note that some stages will remain open until 10 p.m.