Southern Festival of Books

Southern Festival of Books

Southern Festival of Books author signing
The Authors

The 2019 authors included Karen Abbott, Jack Brennan, Steve Luxenburg, Ann PatchettSamia Serageldin, and tons more.

Stay tuned for the 2020 authors.

Southern Festival of Books
Music & Entertainment

It's not a Nashville party without live music, and rest assured the Southern Festival of Books will have a Music Stage where some of the area's most talented songwriters and poets will perform. Plus, they will have an Artober Performance Stage highlighting readings and literary performances, and the Youth Stage with appearances by favorite characters, musicians, artists, and storytellers.

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Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Guest Room
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Start planning your next trip to Nashville by looking for the perfect place to stay during the Southern Festival of Books.

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