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Decatur Book Festival

Preview: A conversation with Rob Spillman, author of “All Tomorrow’s Parties”

Rob Spillman has dedicated his life to books. He edited the anthology Gods and Soldiers: The Penguin Anthology of Contemporary African Writing; he teaches literature all over the world including Queensland University in Brisbane, the Farafina Workshop in Lagos, and the SLS Workshops in St. Petersburg and Nairobi; and he contributes his time and effort to such cultural organizations as Brooklyn Book Festival, Council of Literary Magazines and Small Presses, Narrative4, and PEN....

News: Decatur Book Festival honors Pat Conroy for 2016 keynote, brings in Dav Pilkey and Alexander Chee

The Decatur Book Festival has announced that its keynote presentation this year will pay tribute to beloved author and DBF mainstay Pat Conroy. Friends, family and notable writers and musicians, including members of Conroy’s immediate family, will take the stage of the country’s largest independent book festival this September to honor the iconic author....