Dallas Book Festival to be held April 18 at Central Library
Authors, lectures, storytelling, music and cultural performances will all be part of the Dallas Book Festival to be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young St. The family event will feature more than 30 local authors and vendors. All programs and activities are free and open to the public and books will be available for purchase.
The festival will include lectures, panel discussions, publishing workshop, Spanish Creative writing, poetry awards presented by the Texas Poetry Society, a performance by the Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas, arts & crafts presented by the Dallas Museum of Art, storytelling, a children’s movie, folkloric dance performances and more than 30 local author booths.
Featured author and speaker at this year’s festival will be Julia Chadwell, author of Little Texas Sweetheart: A Journey through Domestic Violence. Chadwell’s presentation at the Festival’s opening luncheon describes her spiritual, mental, and physical journey across America while enduring the terror of domestic violence.
The luncheon is free, but space is limited so RSVP to [email protected] or call (214) 670-7809. For more information and a schedule of events visit www.dallasbookfestival.org.