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Do I need a ticket?

No. Our inaugural edition is available for anyone to attend. Register for the sessions at

Where is it happening?

This year’s inaugural edition is completely virtual! Sign up and join us from anywhere across the globe!

Why are we doing it?

Through this literary festival, we hope to showcase how libraries can be transformed into vibrant spaces for interaction between the public and creatives.

When is the next edition?

The goal is an annual litfest so check back in for 2022 dates or ping us on as we plan pandemic realities.

How can I get involved?

Sign up and mark your calendars for this year’s edition of #NBOLitFest! We also hope you can help us get word out for the festival. Head on over to our socials @thebookbunk and share, tag and repost. Have a query? Reach us via

Who is coming?

We have writers, musicians and artists across the continent and the globe in attendance. Check out our profiles to see your faves on the list on

Will these sessions be available after?

Yes. Book Bunk will make this year’s inaugural edition available on our socials and Youtube. Sign up for our newsletter for updates to check on availability and dates

What does this have to do with public libraries?

Literary festivals anchored in public libraries are a whole vibe! We believe that libraries are palaces for the people (H/T Eric Klinenberg!) and NBO Litfest forms part of our work centering libraries in our society.