WELCOME to the website of the Unbound Book Festival! Unbound is a book festival in Columbia, Missouri, which celebrates literature of all kinds. Nationally-recognized and bestselling authors across many different genres will come to mid-Missouri to discuss their work and participate in a variety of stimulating events and environments. The second annual event will take place in Columbia, Missouri on April 21st and 22nd, 2017 - at Jesse Auditorium on Friday, and on the campus of Stephens College on Saturday. There will be separate programs for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Children’s Events. In addition there will be a variety of panels throughout Saturday on a variety of book-related topics. And for you, dear guest, it’s all completely free. Click on the video to the right for a flavor of what went on last year.