I hope that you’ll join me, YA award-winning author Linda Vigen Phillips and a host of North Carolina’s best and brightest bookish professionals for the inaugural Read Local Book Festival in Durham the weekend of May 15-17! Linda and I will participate in the Exhibitor Fair from noon until 6 p.m. in Durham Central Park on Sunday, May 17. It’s free and open to the public. You’ll the have opportunity to meet more than 60 writers from many genres, book designers, publishers, illustrators, bloggers, zine creators, and more.
Throughout the day, there will be a range of events and ways to engage with local literary arts, including:
Readings by local celebrities
Lightning readings by emerging authors
Spoken Word performances
A Kid’s Corner with bookish crafts
The opportunity to buy books and have them personally inscribe by some of your favorite authors
Festival proceeds support the Durham Library Foundation so come on out for a great event! Durham Central Park is located in downtown Durham at 501 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701.
See ya there!