Annual Wordstock Festival

Sharpen your pencils! Wordstock Festival, the largest celebration of books & writers, is back again!

Wordstock is a literary art & education organization that stages Portland’s annual book and literary festival. Wordstock 2012 will be held October 13th and 14th at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. The Wordstock Book Fair will feature over 200 writers and over 20 panels on several stages over two days with hundreds of exhibits, food, performances and more.

Wordstock is a nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating writing in the community and writing in the classroom. It stages the city of Portland’s annual book and literary festival, the largest celebration of books and writers in the Northwest.

Wordstock, through its Wordstock for Teachers program, also works to improve the writing/literacy skills of elementary and middle school students by raising the standard of writing instruction. Since 1997, over 1,300 teachers have participated in our program, benefiting tens of thousands of students in Oregon, Washington, and California.

For more information on the schedule and pricing, visit the official website at

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