Here's what you get!!! 

2nd Allatoona Book Fest Program!

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Allatoona Book Fest, October 7, 2017
Meet and Learn from the Authors!

     Enjoy a delightful day of book signings, photo opportunities, conversations, and super learning panels featuring a star-studded cast of authors!   It is the chance to meet the authors and begin your journey to unleashing your creativity! Below are just a few of the professionals that will headline the 2nd Annual Allatoona Book Fest.

Oh yes, did I mention it's FREE?!

H. William Rice
Chair of the English Department at Kennesaw State University and author of The Lost Woods.

Fran Stewart
National best-selling author of 14 books, latest GRAY AS ASHES, the 7th Biscuit McKee Mystery

Erica Gerald Mason
Author and Poet works include, paranormal, YA, new adult, literary fiction, & flash fiction. Newest:Or Maybe the Moon.

Danielle Singleton
#1 Bestseller in Hispanic-American fiction and author of 6 books, the latest,Secrets of the Deep.

Casi McLean
Award-winning romance author of 10 books including recently launched Beyond the Mist.

Candace Long
Writer and composer, she has written 4 books: Her latest , The Ancient Path to Creativity and Innovation.


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2017 Allatoona Book Festival News

The 2nd Annual

Allatoona Book Festival

Invites you to:

UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVE SPIRIT!

This year’s free gift to the public, Allatoona Book Fest hosted and sponsored by the Acworth Cultural Arts Center is full of award-winning, best-selling, highly-successful published authors who are ready, willing, and able to show you the ropes.

          If you ever thought about writing a book, some poetry, a song, or you just want to learn more about the universe of writing, meet a real author, and get a book signed by same, this festival is for you!

          The 2017 program consists of:

Allatoona Book Fest, October 7, 2017
Meet and Learn from the Authors!

     Enjoy a delightful day of book signings, photo opportunities, conversations, and super learning panels featuring a star-studded cast of authors!   It is the chance to meet the authors and begin your journey to unleashing your creativity! Below are just a few of the professionals that will headline the 2nd Annual Allatoona Book Fest.

Oh yes, did I mention it's FREE?!

Bestselling Author, Jaclyn Weldon White as our Keynote Speaker

International Humanitarian and Author, Paul L. Samuels engaging children from 7-10 in an interactive Poetry Workshop

A panel of authors discussing the Writer’s Process with Georgia Author, Susan C. May as moderator.

The Road to Publication panel with Amazon Best Selling Author, Linda Joyce as moderator.

And Candace Long, National League of PEN Women moderates the panel The Road to Inspiration.

With 20 plus amazing authors to meet, learn from and talk with personally, this year is sure to be an over-the-top event!

 

When:        Saturday, October 7, 2017

Time:         Registration 9:00 – 9:30

                   Program Begins 10:00 a.m. and runs through 2:00 p.m.

Place:         The Roberts School Community Center

                   4681 School St., Acworth, GA 30131

Cost:           FREE!

 

          The authors will have books to sell and sign, we are thrilled to have Julian’s Kitchens bringing their mobile kitchen with a special menu for you to purchase your lunch, and this is the first time we are including a children’s program!

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Allatoona Book Festival

 


International Humanitarian and Poet, Author

Paul L. Samuels

to Headline Children’s Workshop at Allatoona Book Fest!

           The Acworth Cultural Arts Center is pleased to announce that International Humanitarian and Poet, Author Paul L. Samuels will be headlining the Allatoona Book Fest’s Children’s Workshop at Roberts School Community Center 4681 School St, Acworth, Georgia 30101.

             The Children’s Workshop will be held in conjunction with the Allatoona Book Fest on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. and the workshop from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Book Fest at Robert’s School Community Center!

            The Workshop will be an interactive time of poetry for children from ages 7 through 10 and allow them to creatively express themselves through their own writing!

Following the Children’s workshop Paul will appear on the main program with the theme poetry can be simple if you’ll let it be.   

             Samuels’ lifelong dedication to bringing light into the lives of others and uplifting children of all ages has taken him on a life of adventure and given him the inspiration for his poetry and books.  His humanitarian effort has led him to serve on the staff of four humanitarian organizations including World Vision and Mercy Ships, two globally, pro-active charitable non-profits.  His participation took him, literally, around the world.

             His books include a children’s book entitled SUPPOSE, A book about liking yourself. WHERE IS CHRISTMAS and a book of poems EXPRESSIONS OF LIFE. Parents say his third and most recent children’s book, SUPPOSE, reminds them of Dr. Seuss! All three books are listed on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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2nd Annual Allatoona Book Fest!

 The second annual Allatoona Book Fest will be held October 7, 2017 at the Roberts School Community Center in Historic Downtown Acworth. This event is free and open to the public as a gift from the Acworth Cultural Arts Center.

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Jaclyn Weldon White  

Jaclyn Weldon White, the author of nine published books and numerous articles in local and regional magazines will be the Keynote Speaker at the 2nd Annual Allatoona Book Fest, October 7 – 9 in Downtown Acworth Georgia.

Ms. White, Hoschton, GA was born, raised and lived all her life in the South. Known for her mystery writings, she has also authored non-fiction and was the Georgia Author of the Year for Biography in 2011.   

 


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The League of American PEN Women Atlanta

Branch will be conducting a workshop at the 2017 Allatoona Book Festival! PEN women have offered to lead a interactive workshop that is based on the cross-fertilization of the arts, literary, visual and musical to create inspired works. Artists, writers, poets and composers as well as readers and those who just want to be inspired.