Nashville, TN – September 22, 2010 – WordCrafts Press will be joining Grave Distractions Publications at their booth at Nashville’s 2010 Southern Festival of Books, October 8-10. We would love to invite friends and fans to stop by to chat, meet our authors and maybe pick up an autographed copy of a book or two.

Schedule of Author Appearances

Friday, October 8th
5:00pm to 6:00pm: Brian Kannard; Skullduggery: 45 True Tales of Disturbing the Dead

Saturday, October 9th
1:00pm to 2:00pm: Paula Parker; YHWH: The Flood, The Fish and The GiantAncient Mysteries Retold (Authentic Media). Mike Parker; The Scavengers: Book I of the Tyrfingr Chronicles; Mary Parker; The Awakening of Leeowyn Blake
3:00pm to 4:00pm: Norma Tillman; The Adoption Searcher’s Handbook, Private Investigation 101

Sunday, October 10th
Noon to 1:00pm: Francis Martin Ph.D.; Full Life: A workbook for the Spiritual Recovery from Addictions, Hospice Mementoes: A Salutation to Dawn
2:00pm to 3:00pm: Norma Tillman; The Adoption Searcher’s Handbook, Private Investigation 101
4:00pm to 5:00pm: Kim and Frankie Harris; Haunted Nashville

About the Festival

The 2010 Southern Festival of Books takes place October 8-10 in Nashville, Tennessee on War Memorial Plaza in downtown Nashville between Charlotte and Union and 6th and 7th Avenues. Author sessions are held in the Legislative Plaza hearing rooms underneath the Plaza and in the Senate and House Chambers of the State Capitol.

This three-day literary Festival is celebrated each year during the second full weekend of October. It is free and open to the public. No advance registration or tickets are required. All seating is on a first-come basis.

The Festival annually welcomes more than 200 authors from throughout the nation and in every genre for readings, panel discussions and book signings. Book lovers have the opportunity to hear from and meet some of America’s foremost writers in fiction, history, mystery, food, biography, travel, poetry and children’s literature among others.

In addition to the many authors on the program the Festival hosts popular book exhibitors and programs three performance stages throughout the event. The cooking stage highlights talented chefs preparing and discussing recipes from the latest food and cookbooks. The Café Stage features music by some of the area’s most talented musicians and poets. Special events for children are planned on the Children’s Stage including appearances by favorite characters and birthday parties to celebrate the anniversaries of great children’s books.

The Southern Festival of Books grew out of Humanities Tennessee’s involvement in Homecoming ’86, a statewide celebration of community history and community enrichment. The first Festival was held in Nashville in 1989. The Southern Festival of Books is one of the first book festivals of its kind, and over the years several other organizations and humanities councils have used the Southern Festival of Books model to create book festivals in their states.

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