May 16, 2024 - Things to Do

Southern Festival of Books sets a date

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Mark your calendars: Dates have been set for the 2024 Southern Festival of Books.

State of play: The 36th annual festival will take place Oct. 26-27 at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, the Tennessee State Museum and the state library, according to organizers at Humanities Tennessee.

By the numbers: More than 175 authors are expected to participate in public events, including panel sessions, discussions and readings.

  • Participants will represent work from many literary genres.

What's next: The lineup of authors will be announced July 18.

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