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DSM Book Festival

Connecting people who love books with people who create them. That's the goal of the DSM Book Festival. The Book Festival will offer FREE admission, activities, presentations, music, food, drink, merchandise and, of course, books in a vibrant community celebration.

This event is produced by the Greater Des Moines Partnership. If you're interested in sponsorship opportunities, contact Colleen Murphy, Downtown Events Director for the Greater Des Moines Partnership.


The Atrium at Capital Square
400 Locust Street
Downtown Des Moines, Iowa

Committee Members

  • Emily Abbas – Bankers Trust
  • Jan Danielson Kaiser – Kick Marketing
  • Angela Knight – Principal
  • Anne Lawrie – Des Moines Register
  • Jenny McCoy – Meredith Corporation
  • Gina Rooney – Wellmark Foundation
  • Julie Stewart – Prairie Meadows
  • Joey Taylor-Moon – Hubbell Realty Company
  • Kourtney Kirkpatrick – Drake University


Thank You to Our Sponsors!