Calling all book lovers and aspiring authors! Florida’s rich and colorful literary heritage is celebrated every year in September when the Florida Heritage Book Festival is held. The Festival returns to St. Augustine on September 26, 27, and 28, 2013. Check out the full listing of events right here! Thursday and Friday’s events require registration and Saturday’s event is free to the public!
Thursday and Friday September 26 & 27, 2013
The Florida Heritage Book Festival begins with a Writers Conference focusing on both the craft and business of writing. Special Thursday night Keynote by Andrew Gross.
Friday, September 27, 2013
Literary Legends Banquet
Each year the Festival selects a special author to receive the Literary Legend Award. Each Legend has a body of work that is exceptional in quality, and that has received strong public recognition. This year’s honoree is John Jakes.
Saturday, September 28, 2013 9-5pm
Florida Heritage Book Festival
The Festival features authors who live in or write about Florida, with preference given to those that do both. Saturday’s event in Flagler College Ringhaver Student Center is free to the public and transportation from the parking garage will be provided by Old Town Trolley Tours. Guests of the Agustin are within walking distance of course. For full list of authors and catagories; including keynote addresses and information on all the literary legends, and/or registration for Thurs/Fri events visit the official website for the FHBF at http://www.fhbookfest.com/