Book Festival

Book Festival

Saturday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-6 p.m
Holly Springs Cultural Center

More than 25 adult and children's authors, presentations and readings, panel discussions, more

Jaki Shelton Green

N.C. Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green

N.C. Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green is featured at this year's book festival. Green will speak about the writing process and responsibility of the poet laureate in the cultural center theater at 5 p.m. A reception will follow Green’s presentation.

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Festival Highlights

Complete schedule

  • Meet Authors, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Panel Discussions and Featured Author Readings & Presentations, 1-6 p.m.
  • Children's Authors, 2-3 p.m.
  • Door Prizes, 1-5 p.m. To be eligible for a prize, register at You must be present to win.
  • Food Trucks: The book festival is on the same day as the farmers market’s food truck rodeo (8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. along Main Street), so come prepared to find fantastic foods and phenomenal writers.