EpicFest returns November 4-5, 2022. To learn more, click here.

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EpicFest is an extraordinary, free literary festival that brings children, teens and families together with authors, illustrators and the Library.

This event welcomes book-lovers of all ages into a community of readers.

EpicFest is presented by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library with generous support from National Endowment for the Humanities, the Libby Preston Children’s Literary Fund, Wells Fargo and Publix Super Markets Charities.

EpicFest was created to remember and honor Jim and Elizabeth (Libby) Preston’s passion for reading, and to encourage and instill a love of reading in children.

For Publishers and Authors

Are you an author or illustrator, or representative of an author or illustrator, interested in participating in EpicFest? Please note that we ask our featured guests to be connected to a traditional publishing house, and to have more than one title to offer.

Please email Marie Harris at mharris@cmlibrary.org to express your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.