Alabama Book Festival April 19
- [Includes many Alabama authors]
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Alabama Book Festival
April 19, 2008
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Old Alabama Town
Join us for the third annual Alabama Book Festival! Celebrate books,
reading, and literacy with your favorite writers and readers!
The 2008 festival will be held on the grounds of the South's premiere
history village, Old Alabama Town in Montgomery, Alabama. This year's
festival will feature more than 50 authors/presenters, as well as book
appraisers, illustrators, publishers, and book sellers. The free event
is open to everyone.
2008 authors/presenters will include
Ace Atkins, Wicked City * Stephen Berry, House of Abraham * Rick
Bragg, Prince of Frog Town * Frye Gaillard, With Music and Justice for
All * Geoff Hill, Ivorybill Hunters: The Search for Proof in a Flooded
Wilderness * Joshilyn Jackson, The Girl Who Stopped Swimming * Rheta
Grimsley Johnson, Poor Man's Provence * Cassandra King, Queen of Broken
Hearts * Deborah Wiles, The Aurora County All-Stars * and many more.
Special offerings include
Dedicated children's area with storytellers, authors, and activities * a
performance selection from Conecuh People * vendor row of magazine
publishers, book publishers and book appraisers * children's book
characters * on-site coffee house and food vendors * and special guest
singer-songwriter Davis Raines Going to Montgomery
Alabama Center for the Book * the Alabama Public Library Service *
Alabama State Council on the Arts * Auburn University * Capitol Book &
News * City of Montgomery * Montgomery Advertiser * Montgomery City
County Library * Old Alabama Town * Troy University Montgomery * and
Volunteer opportunities available!
For more information log on to
www.alabamabookcenter.org or call 334-844-4946.