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Book Addict?

Then this book festival is for you!

Another festival is in the books! We had a great time over Labor Day weekend, and hope you did, too. We’re already planning our 2020 festival, so stay tuned.

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Literary Fan? Book Addict?
Lover of Festivals?

Then this book festival is for you!

2019 Author Highlights

Our 2019 authors were amazing! We enjoyed hearing from many of our favorite authors and discovering new ones. Authors represented diverse genres and points of view and provided something for everyone.

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What’s Happening? A Lot!

Meet authors like Karen Slaughter at the AJC Decatur Book Festival.

Festival Related Information

There's so much to do at DBF 2019 – book signings, thought-provoking talks, cooking demos, parades, performances and more. Put together your "must-do" list today.

Join us at the Decatur Book Festival.

DBF Curated Reading Lists

Check out our specially crafted DBF reading lists. Discover a new favorite...or ten and then come meet the authors behind all that goodness at the 2019 AJC Decatur Book Festival.

Decatur Writers Studio

Decatur Writers Studio

Inspired by the authors you saw at the 2019 AJC Decatur Book Festival? Check out the classes at the Decatur Writers Studio where you can hone your skills and find your voice. Save your spot today.

Black boy reading book at festival

Support the Festival

We host an unforgettable book festival each year, but did you also know we do year-round programming and community projects? Join us in our commitment to celebrating and promoting the joy, curiosity, and exploration that comes from reading and writing. 

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