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Book Addict?

Then this book festival is for you!

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Literary Fan? Book Addict?
Lover of Festivals?

Then this book festival is for you!

DBF 2019 is in the books

Tell us what you thought!

Thank you for joining us over Labor Day weekend. We had an amazing time and hope you did too. We are always interested in hearing what you liked and how we can do things differently to make next year even better. Tell us what you thought by taking our very quick survey. 

2019 Author Highlights

Don’t miss hearing from your favorite authors or discovering new ones this Labor Day weekend. With authors representing diverse genres and just as diverse perspectives, there’s something for everyone.

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What’s Happening? A Lot!

Meet authors like Karen Slaughter at the AJC Decatur Book Festival.

Festival Related Information

There's so much to do at DBF 2019 – book signings, thought-provoking talks, cooking demos, parades, performances and more. Put together your "must-do" list today.

Join us at the Decatur Book Festival.

DBF Curated Reading Lists

Check out our specially crafted DBF reading lists. Discover a new favorite...or ten and then come meet the authors behind all that goodness at the 2019 AJC Decatur Book Festival.

Decatur Writers Studio

Decatur Writers Studio

Turn up the heat this summer by honing your writing skills at a Decatur Writers Studio summer writing camp. Save your spot today.

Black boy reading book at festival

Support the Festival

We host an unforgettable book festival each year, but did you also know we do year-round programming and community projects? Join us in our commitment to celebrating and promoting the joy, curiosity, and exploration that comes from reading and writing. 

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