Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2023 and 2024)
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6 Events Found in Georgia
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway Duluth, GA 30097, Duluth, Georgia
556 Book Chicks is an award-winning book club, founded in 2012 by 3 friends and co-workers (Benita, Monika, and Tiffany). It started as just a book club - discussing and meeting authors. Over the years the book club has grown into an Atlanta Book Signing Festival.Learn more about The Atlanta Kick Back on AALBC.com.
Black Writers Weekend is an annual event created to celebrate and honor black literary creatives in publishing and film. Founded by Tamika Newhouse, the weekend bridges the gaps between black literary creatives and opportunities that will advance their careers. Powered by AAMBC Inc., the organization focuses on new and emerging voices in literature and fusing them with established creatives in film, television, and publishing.
First established in 2008 as an award show called the AAMBC Awards, it is now a four-day weekend. Attendees will enjoy panels, workshops, author signings and our celebratory book bash, movie screenings, along with the formal awards gala positioned as the highlight of the weekend. “This weekend was designed specifically for readers and writers of all genres, genders, and ages,” Newhouse says. “We wanted this to be a true celebration of literary achievement in every area imaginable.”
AALBC.com’s Founder, Troy Johnson, was named Literary Activist of the Year for 2017.Learn more about Black Writers Weekend on AALBC.com.
101 E Court Square, Decatur, Georgia
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
Website: AJC Decatur Book Festival
The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and one of the five largest overall. Since its launch, more than 1,000 world-class authors and hundreds of thousands of festival-goers have crowded the historic downtown Decatur square.Learn more about AJC Decatur Book Festival on AALBC.com.
220 W Broughton St., Savannah, Georgia 31401.0
The Savannah Book Festival is an annual event, free and open to the public, in celebration of the written word and its role of improving the human expeirence. Our mission is to promote reading, writing, and civil conversation.Learn more about Savannah Book Festival on AALBC.com.
The Dahlonega Literary Festival is an annual celebration of books that takes place in March. Situated in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, the festival continues to grow and become more delightful as the years go on. Ours is an intimate festival about books and authors with a mission to promote interaction between readers and writers in a relaxed, informal environment. Visitors have an opportunity to meet and interact with the authors. In addition to attending speaking events and book signings, attendees can have lunch with their favorite authors at a local restaurant.
Past featured authors include: Frances Mayes, Diana Gabaldon, Terry Kay, Deanna Raybourn, Joshilyn Jackson, and many more. Where else can you see, have conversations with, and even dine with bestselling authors while surrounded by the beautiful North Georgia Mountains.Learn more about Dahlonega Literary Festival on AALBC.com.
3391 Peachtree Road, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Hosted by: National Book Club Conference Foundation
Dates: Friday, August 2, 2024 to Sunday, August 4, 2024
Website: National Book Club Conference
National Book Club Conference Foundation, Inc., is a literary organization founded by author Curtis Bunn that, since 2003, executes one of the premier annual literary events —referred to as “Literary Bliss” featuring African American authors and readers from around the country. Hundreds of book lovers receive unprecedented, intimate access to the talent that creates the work they enjoy and appreciate … and discover new authors with compelling books.Learn more about National Book Club Conference on AALBC.com.