The Chattanooga Writers Guild and the City of Chattanooga Office of Multicultural Affairs announce the 2018 Chattanooga Readers and Writers Fair to take place at the Downtown Branch of the Chattanooga Public Library, 1101 Broad St.
The event will include:
- Book sales and readings on the Library's fourth floor from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Author tables are free.
- Children’s activities will take place on the Library's second floor beginning at 11 a.m. Participants will make a booklet and fill it with writing and artwork to take home.
- Readings at the Library's first floor auditorium at 11 a.m.
and 1-4 p.m. Publications of these presenters will be available on the fourth floor, with signings at noon and 4 p.m.
- 11 a.m. Fiction: Matthew Hubbard, Paul Luikart, Sybil Baker, MC Starr Lowe
- 1 p.m. Poetry: Helga Kidder, Josiah Golson, Finn Bille, MC John Mannone
- 2 p.m. Nonfiction: Dana Shavin, Sarah Einstein, Amber Lanier Nagel, MC Christopher Chaney
- 3 p.m. Spoken Word: Carla Elliot aka Poetess Phenomenal C, and Jody Harris, Peggy
Douglas, MC and presenter Christian Collier
- Noon lunch break on the Library plaza with food trucks and an open mic