The 2018 Word of South Festival was held from April 13 to April 15 at Cascades Park in downtown Tallahassee, Florida. The festival, which celebrates the connection between music and literature, featured onstage performances and discussions with authors and musicians, as well as a book and music fair. Participating writers included fiction writers Sean Dietrich and Jeff VanderMeer, and nonfiction writers John T. Edge and Martha Barnette. Participating publishing professionals included editor Eliza Borne (Oxford American). Most events were free and open to the public. Visit the website for more information.
Word of South Festival, Cascades Park, 1001 S. Gadsden Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301. Sarah Marchessault, Festival Manager.