Southern Festival of Books scheduled for Oct. 14-16


The 23rd annual Southern Festival of Books, presented by Humanities Tennessee, has announced its lineup for the popular three-day event, Oct. 14-16 in downtown Nashville.

The Southern Festival of Books is held in Legislative Plaza at the steps of the Tennessee State Capitol. The Festival annually welcomes more than 200 authors from throughout the nation and in every genre for readings, panel discussions and book signings.

The event is free and open to the public. No advance registration or tickets are required. All seating is on a first-come basis.

Three performance stages include more entertainment for attendees. Chapter 16 stage highlights readings and other literary performances. The Café Stage features music by some of the area’s most talented musicians and poets. Special events for children are planned on the Youth Stage including appearances by favorite characters and birthday parties to celebrate the anniversaries of great children’s books.

Click here for the full Festival lineup and more information about each confirmed author.