About Us

Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival 2025 will be on March 15, 2025!

Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival is a book festival focused on teens and tweens of Northwest Ohio. The Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival is a volunteer organization made up of lovers of literature, who have come together to create a fantastic opportunity for teens from Northwest Ohio and the surrounding area to meet their favorite authors and discover new authors.

The 2024 festival took place at Rossford Junior/Senior High School on Saturday, March 9. Thank you to all that participated!


It takes a village to put on a Book Fest and ours is no different. The following Committees are necessary to ensure a smooth Book Fest and we are looking for Chairs! If you would like to help put on the Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival, fill out our volunteer request and we will contact you!

  • Fundraising: Shannon Holleran
  • Schools & Libraries: E Anderson
  • Finances: Shellie Harrison
  • Publicity: Jason Smithers
  • Hospitality: Shelley Bertsch
  • Authors: Denise Phillips & Shannon Holleran
  • Sales: Denise Phillips

If you are interested in participating in a committee, use the Contact Us link below to let us know!


To encourage a love of literature in Northwest Ohio teens and keep them reading by introducing them to authors and engaging them with thoughtful and fun discussions.

Contact Us

You can always email us at info@nwoteenbookfest.com.