The Sevierville Convention Center welcomes you to the 2016 Rose Glen Literary Festival on February 27th. This FREE event will feature Special Book Launch Events by Lin Stepp, author of the book "Welcome Back" and Bobbie Lamons Lovell, author of the book "Lemons Hollow."
The 12:00 PM Luncheon Keynote Speaker will be Cory MacLauchlin, author of "Butterfly in the Typewriter, the story of the life of John Kennedy Toole, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book, "A Confederacy of Dunces."
The schedule for the daylong festival is:
- 9:30-10:30 am Cindy Henry McMahoe "Fresh Water from Old Wells"
Stephen Lyn Bales "Ghost Birds"
Kim Delozier "Bear in the Back Seat"
- 10:45-11:45 am Jeremy B. Jones "Bearwallow"
Sam Venable "How to Tawlk and Rite Good"
Dawn Coppock "As Sweet As Its Going To Get"
- 9:30-11:30 am Children's Program
Joe Tennis "Finding Franklin: Mystery of the Lost State Capitol"
There will be publishing and writing workshops along with regional writers selling and signing their books throughout the event. The event is FREE but tickets are recommended. Tickets are available at Sevierville Chamber of Commerce or King Family Library. Luncheon tickets are $20 and are available at RoseGlenFestival.com or 865-453-6411.
Sevierville is just a short drive from the Ramada Pigeon Forge Hotel. The hotel's central location in the Great Smoky Mountains and its family-friendly environment makes it a perfect location to call home while you enjoy the Rose Glen Literary Festival. Book a few extra days to take in the many other local attractions, dining and entertainment sites in the Chattanooga, Sevierville and Pigeon Forge area.