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Booktopia 2023

May 5, 2023-May 6, 2023


Booktopia is a two-day weekend and celebration of reading, readers, and authors with multiple authors and attendees from around the country converging on beautiful Manchester, Vermont. Booktopia started as an event in collaboration with Books on the Nightstand, a podcast hosted by Ann Kingman and Michael Kindness, both sales representatives for Random House publishers. Now it continues on the first weekend of May with exclusive author events, presentations, book signings, meet and greets, and a celebratory dinner.

“Booktopia is always a special event. This gathering of authors, book sharing with old friends and new, laughter, reflection, hosted by the outstanding Independent Bookstore, Northshire in the beautiful backdrop of the Village of Manchester, was phenomenal. Paraphrasing Karen King Seaman ‘We are living in Booktopia Afterglow. If only this could be bottled.’”–Carol Kubala

Among our presenters will be: Brinda Charry, author of The East Indian, Annie Hartnett, author of Unlikely Animals, Brianna Holt, author of In Our Shoes: On Being a Young Black Woman in Not-So “Post-Racial” America, Amy Meyerson, author of The Love Scribe, Richard Mirabella, author of Brother & Sister Enter the Forest, Nathan Oates, author of A Flaw in the Design, Sarah Strohmyer, author of We Love to Entertain, & Olivia Wolfgang-Smith, author of Glassworks. And our returning Booktopia Alum and host, Stephen Kiernan, author of The Glass Château

Your Booktopia ticket includes a $50 Northshire gift card, access to a full slate of events on Friday and Saturday (each author will present twice, booksellers will share their recent favorites, early access before the store opens, and of course Saturday’s BIG EVENT with all authors and a group signing), and a complimentary catered dinner on Friday night at the Inn at Manchester.


May 5, 2023
May 6, 2023
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Northshire Bookstore
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255 United States
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(802) 362-2200
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