The 27th annual Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word was held from October 9 to October 11 at the War Memorial Plaza and the Nashville Public Library in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Sponsored by Humanities Tennessee, the festival featured readings, panel discussions, a bookfair, author signings, and music performances for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers. Festival events were free and open to the public. Visit the website for more information.
Southern Festival of Books, Humanities Tennessee, 306 Gay Street, Suite 306, Nashville, TN 37201. (615) 770-0006. Serenity Gerbman, Director of Literature & Language Programs.