2016 Applications


Booths for the 2016 AJC DBF are now available.
Sign up now to be part of the nation's largest independent book festival!
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Emerging Writer

The Emerging Writers Stage is targeted to the self-published author and writers from small presses. read more

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The Decatur Book Festival announces a new resource for writers and aspiring writers in the Atlanta area.

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Festival Schedule

Full Festival Schedule

Use our full festival schedule or browse events by the day, track, or stage to plan your festival weekend.

Presenting Author List

The festival will feature lectures and signings from more than 600 national and local authors, including award-winners, best-sellers, and some just getting started. View the entire list, or search by author last name or genre.


Curated by AtlantaPlanIt.com, art|DBF returns to the AJC Decatur Book Festival in 2015 to showcase the arts and culture community of Decatur and surrounding Atlanta area.

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2015 Authors