Announcing the 2021 DBF Sessions

About the 2021 In-Person & Virtual Event

This year’s festival — themed Diverse Voices Building Community and presented by Emory University — will be a one-day program taking place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the First Baptist Church of Decatur.

The festival will be held both in person and virtually, and will feature:

  • Five adult and young adult events in the church sanctuary.
  • One Picture Book Panel in a tent on the church lawn.
  • Bookseller and food vendor pop-up on the church lawn.

Vaccines will be required to attend the indoor events. Masks will be required on the entire property. Save your spot today!

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