ABOUT SABF

The Seattle Art Book Fair is a free annual festival that celebrates independent publishing, book design, and books-as-art. The nonprofit event hosts local, national, and international artists, designers, and organizations and includes talks and workshops. The fair is focused on building and expanding the community of booklovers and bookmakers in our region by bringing together seasoned practitioners and newcomers.

Visit the SABF Media Library for videos of presentations from past events.

2022 SABF EVENTS

Bookluck II
May 15, 2022

Fantagraphics
Hot Off the Press Book Fair
Saturday, July 9, 2022
5–8PM

Photographic Center Northwest
Photo Zine and Book Fair
Sunday, July 24, 2022
12–5PM

Seattle Art Fair
Open Editions Book Shop
Thursday–Sunday, July 21–24, 2022
Hours vary

2021 SABF EVENTS

Makeready
May 2021
Three weekends of programming that featured talks, panel discussions, workshops, and studio tours with 35 artists, designers, archives, and presses from around the country.

Pop-Up Book Shop
Gift Shop CID
June 5–6, 2021

Bookluck I
October 2, 2021

2019 SABF EVENTS

Short Run Comix & Arts Festival
Saturday, November 9, 2019

OTHER BOOKISH EVENTS

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
A to Zine Exhibit
July 1 – October 9, 2022

Seattle Urban Book Expo
Sunday, August 14, 2022

Olympia Zine Fest
September 3–4, 2022

Short Run Comix & Arts Festival
Saturday, November 5, 2022

GET IN TOUCH!

Seattle Art Book Fair plans to relaunch in Spring 2023! A call for exhibitors and contributors will go out late 2022.

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