Amazing weather set the stage for another exciting and fun-filled AJC Decatur Book Festival. The 2017 event hosted tens of thousands of attendees, and more than 200 exhibitors, 600 authors, and 1,000 volunteers, all celebrating the written word and love of reading. Thank you for helping us create a wonderful experience at #DBF2017.
We’re already planning to make the 2018 DBF even better!
EMERGING WRITERS applications are now being accepted. Share your story!
EXHIBITOR SALES are now open! Reserve your space early and save $150.00 off the standard 10' x 10' rate. Come be part of the festival’s lively Street Fair!
2018 AUTHORS SUBMISSIONS: We are now accepting author submissions to be considered for the 2018 DBF. Learn more about the selection criteria and process, as well as how to submit your book for consideration.
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The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country—but that's not all we do!
The organization behind the festival promotes a year-round literary community by hosting a series of fundraising and literary events.
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