Southern Festival of Books

Southern Festival of Books

Dates & Times

October 11, Friday @ 12-5pm

October 12, Saturday @ 10am-6pm

October 13, Sunday @ 12-5pm

Southern Festival of Books author signing
The 2019 Authors

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

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 highlight 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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