September 22, 2016 at 2:49 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper
King, Rhimes, more at book festival
Book Festival, gay news, Washington Blade

The Library of Congress Book Festival is Sept. 24.

The 16th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will be at Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mt Vernon Pl., N.W.) on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

Approximately 120 authors, illustrators and poets will give presentations in categories such as children, teens, books to movies, contemporary life, graphic novels, fiction and many more. Stephen King will present on the main stage from 11 a.m.-noon. Acclaimed journalist Bob Woodward will give a book signing from 2:30-3:30 p.m.and will present from 4-5 p.m. Award-winning television producer Shonda Rhimes will present from 2-3 p.m.

Admission to the festival is free, but some author presentations are ticketed. For a complete list of authors and more information, visit

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