Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2022 and 2023)

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A printable list of these events. To add an event to our this list, share the event’s information on the Press Release area of our discussion forum, or complete our form to add a Book Festival or Fair to our Calendar.

Note: As a result of the global pandemic, please check the event’s official website for the latest information.

4 Events Found in Georgia

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The Atlanta Kick Back The Atlanta Kick Back
Infinite Energy Center

6400 Sugarloaf Parkway Duluth, GA 30097, Duluth, Georgia 

Hosted by: 556 Book Chicks Book Club
Date: Saturday, July 16, 2022
Time: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Website: The Atlanta Kick Back


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.

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Black Writers Weekend Black Writers Weekend
Various Locations

Hosted by: African Americans on the Move Book Club (AAMBC)
Dates: Thursday, August 4, 2022 to Sunday, August 7, 2022

Website: Black Writers Weekend


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.”’s Founder, Troy Johnson, was named Literary Activist of the Year for 2017.

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National Book Club Conference National Book Club Conference
Marriott Buckhead Atlanta

3405 Lenox Road N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 303326

Hosted by: National Book Club Conference Foundation
Dates: Thursday, August 4, 2022 to Sunday, August 7, 2022

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.

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AJC Decatur Book Festival AJC Decatur Book Festival
Downtown Decatur

101 E Court Square, Decatur, Georgia 

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022

Website: AJC Decatur Book Festival
Phone: 404.666.2112


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.

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