Blue Ridge Bookfest

2014 Blue Ridge Bookfest Dates


Ken Grossman and Cassandra King to Headline 6th Annual Blue Ridge Bookfest


Ken Grossman, co-founder of Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and author of Beyond the Pale, Ken Grossman book coverand novelist Cassandra King, author Cassandra King Book Coverof Moonrise and four other Southern novels, will be the featured speakers at the 6th annual Blue Ridge Bookfest at Blue Ridge Community College on April 25 and 26. The theme for the 2014 festival is “Tell Us Your Story.” 
Grossman will speak at the Friday evening reception. Ms. King, wife of well-known author Pat Conroy, will speak at the luncheon on Saturday. Joining Grossman and King on the festival program will be Nicholas Warr, author of Charlie One Five, Arthur Heise, author of Das Haus, Sharman Burson Ramsey, author of In Pursuit, Michael Havelin, author of the Ben Bones mystery series, Bill Ramsey, author of Me Now—Who Next? and many other regional writers.
   The two-day event will include Friday workshops focusing on 'Writers and Would Be Writers' given by authors Joe Perrone, Jr., Nancy Dillingham, Karen Paul Holmes and Georganne Spruce. Tickets are required for the Friday evening reception with Mr. Grossman and Saturday's luncheon with Ms. King.  Tickets are available for purchase on this web site. The Friday evening reception is $25 and the Saturday luncheon is $10.
    Mark your calendar now and plan to attend the 2014 version of this annual celebration of writers and writing.

Sixth Annual Blue Ridge Bookfest 

April 25 & 26, 2014  
Free Admission to Speakers & Exhibits
Purchase Tickets Online

Friday evening Ken Grossman reception - $25

Saturday luncheon with Cassandra King - $10


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