Decatur Book Festival

Labor Day weekend celebrates the end of summer and the annual Decatur Book Festival. Not to be missed, August 31 – September 2.

Decatur Book Festival

photo by Phil Skinner/AJC staff


The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and one of the five largest overall. Since its launch, more than 900 world-class authors and 260,000 festival-goers have crowded the historic downtown Decatur square to enjoy book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an interactive children’s area, live music, parades, cooking demonstrations, poetry slams, writing workshops, and more.

Many authors are on hand. Something of everyone’s interest. Loved listening to Hal Needham, my favorite stuntman, speak about his life experiences last year.

I’ll post more information when the sessions are announced.

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