Calendar module icon

Calendar

View all calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar.

Date:
September 29, 2018
Time:
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:
Holly Springs Cultural Center
Address:
300 West Ballentine St.
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Contact:
(919) 567-4015
Cost:
Free
holly_springs_book_fair_web(1)
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Holly Springs Book Festival

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Meet more than 25 authors, including N.C. Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green, and enjoy presentations and readings, panel discussions and more.

Meet more than 25 authors, including N.C. Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green, and enjoy presentations and readings, panel discussions and more at the second annual Holly Springs Book Festival. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Holly Springs Cultural Center.

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.

Green is a NC Literary Hall of Fame Inductee and 2003 recipient of the North Carolina Award for Literature, the highest award the state can bestow for significant contributions in science, literature, fine arts, and public service. Green is known as one of the most acclaimed poets in the state’s modern-day history. She currently teaches documentary poetry at Duke University Center for Documentary Studies. As community arts advocate, she creates and facilitates programs that serve diverse audiences and populations.

Door prizes will be given away between 1-5 p.m. To be eligible for a prize, register at https://hollyspringsbookfestival.eventbrite.com. You must be present to win. 

Find more information about the festival and a detailed schedule at www.hollyspringsnc.us/bookfestival

The book festival is on the same day as the farmers market’s food truck rodeo along Main Street (8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.), so come prepared to find fantastic foods and phenomenal writers.