A legion of wordsmiths will journey to downtown Dahlonega on March 12-13 for the yearly celebration of books and writers.
Never failing to delight, the 12th annual Dahlonega Literary Festival will feature authors such as Karen Abbott, Jacob M. Appel, V.L. Brunskill, Jackie K. Cooper, Delilah S. Dawson, Molly Harper, Ann Hite, Joshilyn Jackson, Brian Panowich, Cherie Priest, M.J. Pullen and Jaye Wells. Plus, more than 25 regional writers will be in attendance as well. They include Michael K. Brown, Kelsey Browning, A.R. Cook, Ed DeVos, Jim Henninger, Kevin Horgan, Tim Link, Tinaz Pavri, Shelley Pickens and Tom Winton.
Festival events will occur at St. Luke’s Catholic Church and The Community House, on North Park Street next to Dahlonega’s historic square. All activities are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Author discussion panels covering a variety of topics, RSVP lunch with authors at area restaurants and author book signing sessions are a few of the festival’s highlights.
Participants may browse a diverse and attractive selection of books, with many dating back to the 1800s. The Friends of Lumpkin County Library will offer a selection of rare, old fiction and nonfiction books at the festival. Topics such as the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln will be offered. Authors including Charles Dickens, James Joyce and Huxley to name but a few will be available.
All proceeds from the Friends of Lumpkin County Library book sale will benefit the Lumpkin County Library.
Visit www.literaryfestival.org for more information.