Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Dirty Book Sale

- (part of a series)

Location: Hesburgh Library Main Concourse (View on map )

Book Festival Social

As part of University Press Week, this year's festival will include incredible deals both in person and on our website, several book events, and many giveaways.

Event Schedule:

Poesía en diálogo

Latinx Poetry with Victoria María Castells, Darrel Alejandro Holnes, Sheryl Luna, and Vickie Vértiz

November 14, 5 to 6 p.m., Hesburgh Library, Scholars Lounge and via Zoom

This virtual event features four Latinx poets—all Notre Dame Press authors—reading and discussing their work. Laura Villareal, Letras Latinas Associate, will moderate the discussion. Registration for the virtual event is free. Register here.


How to Judge a Book by Its Cover

Covers, Layout, and Design with Notre Dame Press Staff

November 15, 2 to 3 p.m. Hesburgh Library, Scholars Lounge

This in-person event showcases best practices in book cover design, co-presented by Notre Dame Press staffers Wendy McMillen, production and design manager, and Michelle Sybert, assistant director and director of marketing, sales, and development. Suitable for future authors, designers, and marketing professionals, as well as anyone who wants to learn more about book publishing, this event is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art


Love Thee Notre Dame

The History of Our University with Rev. Thomas Blantz, C.S.C. and Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C.

November 15, 5 to 6 p.m. Hesburgh Library, Scholars Lounge

This in-person event features Notre Dame Press authors Fr. Thomas Blantz and Fr. Monk Malloy speaking about their combined 130+ years at Notre Dame. Kathleen Sprows Cummings, the Rev. John A. O'Brien Collegiate Professor of American Studies and History, will moderate the discussion. This event is free and open to the public.