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Join us for the 26th Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival during October's National Book Month. The 2023 Utah Humanities Book Festival marks 26 years of improving Utah communities through reading, literature, and conversations with authors and each other, and Torrey House Press is honored to work alongside Utah Humanities, University of Utah Press, and nonprofits and bookshops throughout the state to bring you a tour of 8 rural event offerings. We look forward to celebrating with you! 

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Torrey, UT | Friday, October 6 at 7PM | The Entrada Institute presents Morgan Sjogren

Green River, UT | Wednesday, October 11 at 7PM | John Wesley Powell River History Museum presents R. E. Burrillo and Morgan Sjogren

Bluff, UT | Thursday, October 12 at 6PM | Bears Ears Partnership presents Andrew Gulliford and Zak Podmore

Moab, UT | Sunday , October 15 at 6PM | Back of Beyond Books presents Betsy Gaines Quammen and David Quammen

Springdale, UT | Monday, October 16 at 7PM | Zion Canyon Mesa and Zion Natl. Park Forever Project present Betsy Gaines Quammen and David Quammen at Bumbleberry Theatre

Salt Lake City, UT | Tuesday, October 17 at 7PM | Torrey House Press presents Karin Anderson, Stacie Shannon Denetsosie, Betsy Gaines Quammen, moderated by Anne Holman—"Women Writing the West"





Moab, UT | Friday, October 20 at 7PM | Back of Beyond Books presents Karin Anderson and Amber Caron

Park City, UT | Saturday, October 21 at 4PM | Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter presents Katharine Coles and Stacie Shannon Denetsosie

Ogden, UT | Friday, October 27 at 6:30PM | Happy Magpie Book & Quill presents Teow Lim Goh and Ana Maria Spagna at Cuppa Cafe

Salt Lake City, UT | Saturday, October 28 at 3:00PM | Weller Book Works presents Teow Lim Goh and Ana Maria Spagna with a community interactive event lead by Will Neville-Rehbehn of Torrey House Press

Many thanks to the Book Festival’s sponsors: The George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation, the Salt Lake City Arts Council, Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks Fund, Weber County RAMP, the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, The King’s English Bookshop, Weller Book Works, Under the Umbrella Bookstore, The Book Bungalow, the B.W. Bastian Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, ESRR Endowments, the Salt Lake Tribune, and SLUG Magazine.


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