Thank you for making the 2017 AJC Decatur Book Festival one of the best ever!

Amazing weather set the stage for another exciting and fun-filled AJC Decatur Book Festival. The 2017 event hosted tens of thousands of attendees, and more than 200 exhibitors, 600 authors, and 1,000 volunteers, all celebrating the written word and love of reading. Thank you for helping us create a wonderful experience at #DBF2017.

We’re already planning to make the 2018 DBF even better!

EMERGING WRITERS applications are now being accepted. Share your story!

EXHIBITOR SALES are now open! Reserve your space early and save $150.00 off the standard 10' x 10' rate. Come be part of the festival’s lively Street Fair!

SPONSORS: We've updated our sponsorship opportunities to offer more value and a wider variety of benefits in 2018. Contact Rick Kern at for details.

2018 AUTHORS SUBMISSIONS: We are now accepting author submissions to be considered for the 2018 DBF. Learn more about the selection criteria and process, as well as how to submit your book for consideration.

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2017 Authors