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BookFest Nashville

BookFest Nashville, a new festival celebrating books and writers, debuts November 8 - 9, 2018, on the Lipscomb University campus. Registration is open at

Ticket price includes admission to the two-day event; three meals; three keynote sessions; and your choice of over 30 classes with bestselling authors across genres, successful screenwriters, poets, songwriters PLUS the folks behind the art: agents, editors, and producers. 

Lipscomb University’s College of Entertainment & the Arts will host the festival along with the Department of English & Modern Languages in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. BookFest Nashville sponsor and retail partner, Parnassus Books, will host book sales at the festival and will feature speakers' books in store.

“Nashville is a magnet for writers,” says Ami McConnell, Founder and Festival Director for BookFest Nashville. “BookFest aims to empower, inspire, and connect them.”