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Decatur Book Festival Program Director To Become Interim Executive Director

From the DBF… The AJC Decatur Book Festival (DBF) Board has named Julie Wilson as the AJC Decatur Book Festival Interim Executive Director for 2018. Wilson has served as Program Director since 2015, where she managed the selection of more than 300 authors annually and worked hand-in-hand with outgoing Executive Director Daren Wang. Wilson will […]

Preview: The Decatur Book Festival returns this weekend with a celebration of journalism

5 months agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

The 2017 AJC Decatur Book Festival will address on the vital role journalism plays in today’s continuously shifting society where the press faces pushback from the current political administration and the threat of fake news. Fittingly,...Show More Summary

Best gay Labor Day Weekend things to do in Atlanta

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Project Q

The big holigay weekend wraps summer with festivals for every L, G, B and T. Black Gay Pride, DragonCon, Decatur Book Festival and parties every night go all the way to Tuesday sunrise.

What to see, hear and do this week, August 31–September 6

5 months agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

Editor’s Note: Every week we’re striving to help you get the most out of our city by helping you plan the week ahead. For more events happening in Atlanta, check out our calendar page. — BOOKS Decatur Book Festival. The 11th annual event, now one of the largest book festivals in the nation, welcomes hundreds of authors, kicking...

The AJC Decatur Book Festival September 1–3, 2017

From https://www.decaturbookfestival.comThe 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 1,000 world-class authors and hundreds ofShow More Summary

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for September

Bruno Mars, Future, Mumford & Sons, and Blink-182 at Music Midtown, Dragon Con, and the Decatur Book Festival.

Decatur Book Festival Still Needs Volunteers!

  From the folks at the DBF… The Decatur Book Festival is just around the corner.  It is Decatur’s largest special event and relies heavily on support from volunteers. There are many different types of jobs –working at author venues, merchandise and souvenir sales, and more – so invite your friends, neighbors and co-workers to […]

Daren Wang to step down as AJC Decatur Book Festival executive director; book review: “The Hidden Light of Northern Fires”

5 months agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

It was announced over the weekend that Daren Wang, the Co-Founder of the AJC Decatur Book Festival, will step down as Executive Director at the end of 2017 to focus on other projects. His debut novel, The Hidden Light of Norther Fires, reviewed below by Candice Dyer, will launch during the 12th annual festival, September 1-3.  

Daren Wang Resigns From Decatur Book Festival

Breaking from the AJC… This year’s AJC Decatur Book Festival will be the last one with founding executive director Daren Wang at the helm. Wang, whose debut novel, “The Hidden Light of Northern Fires,” launches at this year’s festival, has announced his resignation, effective at the end of year. Sniff.  Aw, dang it.  Cue up some Dylan. So […]

News: Brooke Gladstone, Carolyn Ryan and Wesley Lowery to headline Decatur Book Festival

7 months agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

Journalism will be front-and-center on the stages of the 2017 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival this summer.

6 Questions for Joshilyn Jackson

Joshilyn Jackson discusses this year's Decatur Book Festival, what she read growing up, and her next novel.

10 questions for author Jacqueline Woodson

New York writer Jacqueline Woodson will read at the AJC Decatur Book Festival this Saturday. Her latest novel, Another Brooklyn, focuses on the tight yet tumultuous friendship of four teenage girls—August, Sylvia, Angel, and Gigi—growing up in Bushwick in the 1970s.

Decatur Book Festival this Weekend

From: of thousands of book lovers will gather on the Decatur Square over Labor Day weekend for the 11th annual AJC Decatur Book Festival Presented by DeKalb Medical. They will absorb the wideShow More Summary

Gay things to do in Atlanta Labor Day Weekend

last yearLGBT / Gay : Project Q

Labor Day in gay Atlanta offers a pitstop for every LGBT. Black Gay Pride, Dragon Con, Decatur Book Festival, Peach Tennis, and more one-night-stand parties than you can count.

Arturo Lindsay, Decatur Book Festival and more things to see and do this week, September 1- 8

Every week we're striving to help you get the most out of our city by helping you plan the week ahead. For more events happening in Atlanta, check out our calendar page.

Volunteer for the Decatur Book Festival

From Volunteer for the Decatur Book Festival Next Weekend by CatherineDo you know one of the things that makes Decatur so great? Its community of residents that come out every year – many times per year – to be a part of its festivals. Show More Summary

AJC Book Festival Needs Volunteers! – September 1-4

From Volunteer Decatur…. The AJC DBF is just around the corner. Held at various venues in downtown Decatur, it is the country’s largest independent book festival in the country. The event includes stages dedicated to authors specializing in Poetry, History, Science, Teen and Children’s literature and even a Cooking Stage. It relies heavily on volunteer support […]

Decatur Book Festival Keynote Tickets Released Next Week; Full Schedule Now Available

UPDATE: In my ridiculous haste, I thought that I read that tickets went on sale today.  But they actually go on sale NEXT THURSDAY at 10a.  Apologies to all! The Decatur Book Festival announces that tickets to the keynote and the “kidsnote” will become available starting at 10a next Thursday. Also, for the planners among you, the […]

AJC Decatur Book Festival establishes Judy Turner Prize

The Private Bank of Buckhead (of which the Private Bank of Decatur is a division) has donated $10,000 to honor the achievements of Judy Turner, the AJC Decatur Book Festival's Board President. The funds have been earmarked to seed and establish the Judy Turner Prize, to be awarded annually to a book at the Decatur Book Festival.…

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