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Thank you to the 2019 National Book Festival Sponsors!

National Book Festival Co-Chairman

  • David M. Rubenstein

Charter Sponsors

  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • The Washington Post
  • Wells Fargo


  • The James Madison Council
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • National Endowment for the Humanities


  • Thomas V. Girardi
  • The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress
  • PBS
  • Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program


  • Booklovers Circle Members
  • Bookshare - a Benetech initiative
  • Buffy Cafritz
  • Marshall B. Coyne Foundation Inc.
  • Joseph and Lynn Deutsch
  • Embassy of Australia
  • Embassy of Canada
  • Embassy of Germany
  • Embassy of Ireland
  • Embassy of Latvia
  • Embassy of Peru
  • Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction administered by The University of Alabama School of Law
  • The Hay-Adams
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • The Junior League of Washington
  • Andy King
  • Leon Levy Center for Biography (CUNY)
  • Library of Congress Federal Credit Union
  • Mensa Foundation
  • Mexican Cultural Institute
  • Timothy and Diane Naughton
  • Planet Word
  • Nora Roberts Foundation
  • Scholastic
  • Small Press Expo (SPX)
  • Spain Arts & Culture
  • Western Writers of America

Media Partners

  • C-SPAN2’s Book TV
  • The New York Times
  • NPR
  • PBS Books