The Decatur Book Festival is going to be a monster… literally… with author of Monster in the Middle attending as well as author of White Rage and The Parted Earth with many more. The event is on October 2nd, and it will be held at the First Baptist Church of Decatur which is a large area which can hold several vendors and authors.
Along with these more well-known authors are the many other authors that will be there as well to engage with readers on their latest books. The Decatur Book Festival takes place in Decatur, Georgia and has been going on for 16 successful years now. In order to attend, one must register here.
Get familiar with a few of the authors who will attend the festival below:
White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson is self explanatory in the subtitle. It hit the New York Times bestseller’s list and is a great discussion piece. Watch below as she discusses race in America.If you can’t see the video, click here to watch on YouTube.
Author Anjali Enjeti who wrote The Parted Earth will also be one of the featured writers at the Decatur Book Festival. She’s the author two books, one which is a collection of essays titled Southbound. The Parted Earth is her debut novel bringing to readers Asian literature, a historical fiction.
Tiphanie Yanique is the author of the new book release Monster in the Middle which will be on shelves October 19th. She’s a professor at Emory University, and the author of more books seen below.
Monster in the Middle follows a love story that travels across the great seas, from the Caribbean to the USA and then to Ghana and back again in an ultimate meaning of self discovery.