Trethewey to give keynote at Decatur Book Festival
rethewey will deliver the keynote address on Friday, Aug. 31, 8 p.m. at the Schwartz Center at Emory University and also launch her newest collection of poems, Thrall.
Following the keynote at Emory on Friday, the festival will kick off Saturday, Sept. 1, with a children’s parade on the Decatur Square. The remainder of the events in downtown Decatur will continue throughout the day Saturday and Sunday afternoon, Sept. 2, with a wide variety of authors and events for all ages and interests.
DBF will feature lectures and signings from 300 national and local authors, including award-winners and bestsellers across a wide spectrum of subjects, topics, and genres. A few of the internationally known authors to be featured include Michael Connelly, Kathy Reichs, Tess Gerritsen, Erin Morgenstern, Meg Cabot, Isabel Wilkerson, Julie Otsuka, and John T. Edge.
For more information, visit www.decaturbookfestival.com.