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2018 Regional Book Celebrations

2018 Regional Book Celebrations


Wednesday, January 3 - Saturday, January 6 - Writer's Retreat. John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, North Carolina

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14 - Tennessee Mountain Writers January Jumpstart XVIII, Best Western Conference Center, Morristown, Tennessee

Friday, February 2 & Saturday, February 3 - Mildred Haun Conference, Walters State Community College, Morristown, Tennessee

Wednesday, March 21 - Sunday, March 25 - Virginia Festival of the Book, Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, Virginia

Saturday, March 24 & Sunday, March 25 - Dahlonega Literary Festival. Downtown Dahlonega, Georgia

Monday, April 2 - Thursday, April 5 - Spring Literary Festival, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina

Monday, April 2 - Saturday, April 7 - Magic City Poetry Festival, Birmingham, Alabama

Thursday, April 5 - Sunday, April 8 - 41st Annual Appalachian Studies Conference, Millennium Hotel, Cincinnati, Ohio

Thursday, April 5 - Saturday, April 7- Tennessee Mountain Writers Annual Conference, Double Tree Hotel, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Friday, April 6 & Saturday, April 7 - Harriette Arniow Conference, Somerset Community College, Somerset, Kentucky

Saturday, April 7 - Lex Allen Literary Festival, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia

Saturday, April 14, Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

Sunday, May 20 - Thursday, May 24 - Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference, Ridgecrest Conference Center, Ridgecrest, North Carolina

Friday, June 8 - Sunday, June 10 - West Virginia Writers Annual Summer Conference, Cedar Lakes Conference Center, Ripley, West Virginia

Monday, June 11 - Friday, June 15 - 41st Annual Highland Summer Conference, Appalachian Regional & Rural Studies Center, Radford University, Radford, Virginia

Friday, June 15-Sunday, June 17 - Mountain Heritage Literary Festival, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee

Thursday, June 21 - Saturday, June 23 - Melungeon Heritage Association's Melungeon Union. Mountain Empire Community College, Big Stone Gap, Virginia

Saturday,  July 7 - Saturday, July 14 - Wildacres Writers Workshop, Wildacres Retreat, Little Switzerland N.C.

Tuesday, July 17 - Sunday July 29 - Sewanee Writers Conference, The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee

Thursday, July 19 - Sunday, July 22 - West Virginia Writers Workshop, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

Monday, July 23 - Saturday, July 28 - Appalachian Writers Workshop, Hindman Settlement School, Hindman, Kentucky

Friday, July 27 - Writers Day at the Virginia Highlands Festival, Abingdon, Virginia

Friday, August 3 & Saturday, August 4 - Lewisburg Literary Festival, Downtown, Lewisburg, West Virginia

Thursday, September 6 - Saturday, September 8 - Carolina Mountains Literary Festival, Downtown, Burnsville, North Carolina

Tuesday September 11 - Saturday, September 15, On the Same Page: A Celebration of Reading: Ashe County’s Literary Festival,  Downtown venues, West Jefferson, North Carolina

Friday, September 14 & Saturday, September 15 - James Agee Conference for Literature and Arts, Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, Tennessee

Friday, October 12 - Sunday, October 14 - Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, Tennessee

Saturday, October 13 - Tennessee Mountain Writers Fall Workshop, Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Friday, October 26 & Saturday, October 27 - West Virginia Book Festival, Civic Center, Charleston, West Virginia

Saturday, November 17 - 37th Annual Kentucky Book Fair, Alltech Arena, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, Kentucky

Please let us know of additonal events to be posted on this calendar. Thanks!