Festival FAQ

What is a book festival?

In short, the AJC DBF is a 3-day book party thrown in one of the best literary cities in the Southeast. Thousands of authors, booksellers, publishers, and readers come together each year for the festive weekend full of conversation, education, and jubilation. Authors sign books, meet their readers in the local restaurants and shops, and discuss their books on over a dozen stages clustered around beautiful downtown Decatur.

What happens at a book festival?

A lot. Every book festival is a little different, but at most festivals you can expect:

What unique events is the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival Presented by DeKalb Medical offering?

The AJC DBF has everything you can find at other book festivals, plus much, much more. Here are some of the highlights: