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Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors
September 10, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors, the largest book and author festival in the Carolinas celebrates 12 years this year. Traditionally a three-day event, the 2016 festival has expanded to four days from Thursday, Sept. 8 through Sunday, Sept. 11. Held in downtown Winston-Salem, the festival takes place along Spruce Street and inside of the contemporary Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts.
Each year, more than 15,000 festival goers enjoy enriching panel discussions with national best-selling authors, Eat & Greet events and exciting family activities that engage young readers. More than 40 guest authors attending have written a cumulative 300 New York Times best sellers and are winners of prestigious awards such as the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the Coretta Scott King Honor Award.
Julia Shanks will be promoting the Farmers Market Cookbook and attending the following events on Saturday, September 10th.
On the Same Page Kick Off Event: 2 – 2:45 p.m., Downtown Stage
Booksignings: 11:30 a.m. at Forsyth County Public Library Booth; 2:45 p.m. at Booksigning Tent