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 […]
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
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
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.
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 […]
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.
From: https://www.decaturbookfestival.com/Tens 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
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 […]
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.…
The Decatur Book Festival put out this release late yesterday announcing the creation of the Decatur Writers Studio… The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival (AJC DBF), the nation’s largest independent book festival, is launching the Decatur Writers Studio, a dynamic new player in Decatur’s thriving literary community whose goal is to serve both established and […]
The Decatur Book Festival released this announcement this afternoon… The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival Presented by DeKalb Medical (AJC DBF) has named Julie Wilson as program director. Previously, Wilson served as assistant program director for AJC DBF and becomes the fourth person to have served in that role. Show More Summary
An unintended clash over the state of feminist inclusion took place when the AJC Decatur Book Fest paired writers Roxane Gay and Erica Jong together last Friday evening for the festival's keynote conversation. The Guardian wrote all...Show More Summary
The AJC Decatur Book Festival sent out this release earlier today…. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival Presented by DeKalb Medical (AJC DBF) concluded its 10thannual event on Sunday with Executive Director and Co-founder...Show More Summary
The Decatur Book Festival needs your help… There are lots of ways to help out with this year’s AJC Decatur Book Festival, and we would love for you to be part of the team. Opportunities begin Friday afternoon, and run all day Saturday and Sunday. You can work at one of the many author venues, […]
The AJC Decatur Book Festival, which turned 10 this year, will begin on Friday with a conversation between Erica Jong and Roxane Gay. There follows
Art DBF to bring plentiful free performances to Decatur Book Festival [AJC] Photos: Decatur hosts diversity conversation [Decaturish] Photo Gallery: Revival, Friday at 5 p.m. [Eater] Farm Burger Plans To Open New California, Huntsville...Show More Summary
From Dragon Con to the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game to the AJC Decatur Book Festival, there's something for everyone this Labor Day weekend in Atlanta.
The AJC Decatur Book Festival enfolds all sorts of reading matter in its grand embrace. On the table, so to speak, during Labor Day weekend
The AJC Decatur Book Festival, which marks its 10th anniversary this year, will bring more than 600 authors to town Labor Day weekend. The largest
If you’re looking for a musical offering among the other big events happening over Labor Day weekend (AJC Decatur Book Festival, Dragon Con, Atlanta Black Gay Pride, Art in the Park), there might...