September 4-6, 2009

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The AJC Decatur Book Festival Presented by DeKalb Medical


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Writer's Conference

3:00-6:00 p.m.

Many of the Decatur Book Festival's most faithful fans are not just passionate readers, but ardent writers. The Writers Conference @ DBF has assembled an exciting assortment of workshops and panel discussions just for them, whether they are novices still finding their way or experienced scribes looking to sharpen their skills. We'll kick things off Friday with a keynote address by Kaylie Jones, author of five novels (including A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries) and a new memoir, Lies My Mother Never Told Me. Read more...

Keynote Address: Sir Harold Evans

The Vital Future of the Printed Word

8:00 p.m.

Acclaimed author, editor, and journalist Sir Harold Evans will discuss the future of print journalism. Sir Harold Evans' most recent work is his memoir, My Paper Chase, which is due out in November 2009. Read more...

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