Celebrate Books & Readers at the Utah Humanities Book Festival

The Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival is Utah’s oldest and only statewide book festival and has become Utah’s signature literary event. Each year, the festival is a chance for book lovers of all types to enjoy some great, free-of-charge literary events at locations throughout Utah. In-person and virtual events begin in early September and continue through late October.

Events Weller Book Works is sponsoring can be viewed on our events calendar. All events throughout the state can be found on the Utah Humanities Book Festival Calendar.

Festival books you can purchase from WBW are below. Just click to purchase.

Beneficence Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781567927092
Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: David R. Godine Publisher - September 14th, 2021

Virtual event September 2 at 7:00 p.m. Click here for more information.


Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts Cover Image
By Rebecca Hall, Hugo Martínez (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781982115180
Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: Simon & Schuster - June 1st, 2021

In-store conversation with Darius Bost September 4 at 6:00 p.m. Click here for more information.


Bonneville's Women of Land Speed Racing (Images of Modern America) Cover Image
By Noeth
$23.99
ISBN: 9781467107136
Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 12th, 2021

In-store event complete with race cars September 5 from 1 - 3 p.m. Click here for more information.


Chinese Women Writers on the Environment: A Multi-Ethnic Anthology of Fiction and Nonfiction Cover Image
By Dong Isbister (Editor), Xiumei Pu (Editor), Stephen D. Rachman (Editor)
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9781476666983
Published: McFarland & Company - August 31st, 2020

Virtual event September 17 at Noon. For more information click here.


1,001 Voices on Climate Change: Everyday Stories of Flood, Fire, Drought, and Displacement from Around the World Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982146719
Availability: Not in Stock... Available to ship in 3-5 days

Published: Tiller Press - August 24th, 2021


Weber County Library, Southwest Branch September 21 at 7:00 p.m. Click here for more information.


The Bear River Massacre: A Shoshone History Cover Image
$9.95
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ISBN: 9781948218207
Published: By Common Consent Press - November 25th, 2019

Glendale Library October 10 at 7:00 p.m.Click here for more information.


Accidental Gardens Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781925856293
Availability: Not in Stock... Available to ship in 3-5 days

Published: Stormbird Press - April 12th, 2021

In-store event with Kase Johnston October 13 at 7 p.m. More information is on our events page, here.


Let the Wild Grasses Grow Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781948814515
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now

Published: Torrey House Press - October 19th, 2021

In-store event with Rob Carney October 13 at 7:00 p.m. More information is on our events page, here.


A Spindle Splintered (Fractured Fables) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250765352
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now

Published: Tordotcom - October 5th, 2021

Weber County Library Southwest Branch October 25 at 7:00 p.m.


The Once and Future Witches Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316422017
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now

Published: Redhook - September 28th, 2021

Weber County Library Southwest Branch October 25 at 7:00 p.m.


A Particular Kind of Black Man: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501171833
Availability: Not in Stock... Available to ship in 3-5 days

Published: Simon & Schuster - August 11th, 2020

October 26 at 7:00 p.m. Southern Utah University in Cedar City. For more information click here.