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Posted on: June 3, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Franklin Book Festival

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The free festival features 33 prominent authors participating in eleven panel presentations. Each hour will have a 40-minute panel, with 3 authors, who have 10 minutes each to discuss their books, their writing, and their experience as an author. This will be followed by 20 minutes of casual informal interaction between authors and guests. 

The Festival will be in the first-floor meeting room. Seating for approximately 60 guests will be in front of the speaker’s stand and panelist table. There will be 7 panels on Saturday and 4 on Sunday. The panels include 4 fiction, 3 nonfiction, 2 poetry, 1 children’s book, and 1 anthology.   

 The Festival will be in the first-floor meeting room.  Tables with book displays will be around the perimeter of the room, with two or three authors per table. In the 20-minute casual period, you can mingle with several renowned authors plus some of your neighbors who have written and published a book. 

Saturday, June 4

10:00 Fiction—Mystery, Murder & Mayhem

Jaden Terrell, Alana White, Steven Womack

 11:00 Poetry

Gina Carrillo, Sara Minges, __________.

12:00 Fiction

Tiffini Johnson, Peggy O’Neal Peden, Donna G. Driver

1:00 Nonfiction—Memoir, Essays

Bill Peach, Bonnie Tinsley, Diane Harsha

2:00 Nonfiction

 Melissa J. Hogan, Elizabeth Taylor, Jill Speering 

3:00 Fiction

Susan Burdorf, Angela Britnell, Randy O’Brien

4:00 Anthology

John Neely Davis, Michael J. Tucker, Bill Woods 

 

Sunday, June 5

1:00 Fiction

Holly Butler, Cynthia Winfield, Sally Burbank  

2:00 Poetry

 Jeff Hardin. David M. Harris, Catherine Moore

3:00 Children’s

Bob May, Sherry Roberts, Robin Newman 

4:00 Nonfiction

 Deborah Adams, David B. Hazelwood, __________.

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