Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2019 and 2020)

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2 Events Found in Tennesse

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Digital Book World Digital Book World
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, Nashville, Tennesse

Hosted by: Score Publishing
Dates: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 to Thursday, September 12, 2019

Website: Digital Book World

As part of the 2018 Digital Book World (DBW) — two industry veterans will be the first to be inducted into the new Publishing Hall of Fame. The first inductee is Marie Dutton Brown, the iconic editor and literary agent who successfully championed diversity in publishing over the course of her 50-year career.

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Southern Festival of Books Southern Festival of Books
Nashville, Tennessee, 

Hosted by: Humanities Tennessee
Dates: Friday, October 11, 2019 to Sunday, October 13, 2019

Website: Southern Festival of Books


The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written WordSM is a three-day Festival celebrated each year during the second full weekend of October. It is free and open to the public. No advance registration or tickets are required. All seating is on a first-come basis.

The Festival annually welcomes more than 200 authors from throughout the nation and in every genre for readings, panel discussions and book signings. Book lovers have the opportunity to hear from and meet some of America's foremost writers in fiction, history, mystery, food, biography, travel, poetry and children's literature among others.

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