Friday, April 20, 2018

GABfest now in preparation for the 2019 Great American Book Festival

Sure, it's a year away, but time flies when you're having fun.  It takes a village... and countless hours to put together an event of this magnitude. So we're ramping up now in preparation for this outstanding event created in celebration of the written word. Once again, Great American Book Festival will be coming to downtown Rapid City May 9th, 10th and 11th, 2019.

GABfest Writers' Conference offers a full day of events to be held on Friday, May 10th, 2019 at the Rapid City Public Library.  These events are free and open to the public.  Be watching for a complete schedule in the coming months.  


The Great American Book Festival, to be held at Rapid City's Main Street Square, will be held on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 and is a family-friendly free public event. 

The GABfest Lit Walk will be returning in 2019, and is slated to be held the 
evening of  Thursday, May 9th at various downtown Rapid City Locations. 

Brought to the Rapid City community by Literary Classics, an organization which has been hosting award-winning authors from around the globe at various book festivals across the country since 2010, Literary Classics moved their annual awards program to Rapid City, South Dakota in 2017.  Great American Book Festival is a world-class book festival.  Free and open to the public, The Great American Book Festival will be held in conjunction with seminars, speaking venues, and the Literary Classics book awards.

GABfest is currently accepting Speaker Proposals as well as Sponsorships applications.  Within the coming weeks, we will also be accepting Author and Vendor applications.   Be watching for updates at!

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