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.