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Program National Book Festival


Thank you to the 2018 National Book Festival Sponsors!

Co-Chairman, National Book Festival Board

  • 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


  • PBS


  • National Geographic
  • Scholastic Inc.


  • AARP
  • Booklovers Circle Members
  • Bookshare - a Benetech initiative
  • Buffy Cafritz
  • Marshall B. Coyne Foundation Inc.
  • Joseph and Lynn Deutsch
  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation
  • Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction administered by The University of Alabama School of Law
  • The Hay-Adams
  • The Junior League of Washington
  • Leon Levy Center for Biography (CUNY)
  • Library of Congress Federal Credit Union
  • J.J. Medveckis Foundation
  • Mensa Foundation
  • Lissa Muscatine & Bradley Graham
  • Timothy and Diane Naughton
  • Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program
  • Reading Is Fundamental
  • Small Press Expo (SPX)
  • Split This Rock
  • Whittle School & Studios

Media Partners

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