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Thank you for attending the 2022 DSM Book Festival!

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Join us in supporting local merchants, literary programs and community nonprofit organizations. The following partners were selected to collaborate with the 2022 DSM Book Festival through an application process.


  • AViD
  • CultureALL
  • Des Moines Metro Opera
  • Des Moines Public Library
  • Everybody Wins
  • Iowa Jewish Historical Society
  • Raising Readers in the Heartland
  • Sisters in Crime
  • Uniting Through History


  • Bookpress Publishing
  • Drake Community Press
  • Sword and Silk Books


  • Glo Rose Books
  • Ladie Lex Scented Candles
  • Papercake Creations