The Decatur Book Festival announced this afternoon at its annual press event at Leon’s that novelist and poet Erica Long will headline the 2015 event. From the Decatur Book Festival website…
Erica Jong, author of the ground-breaking novel Fear of Flying, published in 1973, will deliver the keynote address for the 2015 AJC DBF. She will be interviewed by author Roxane Gay, kicking off the 10-year mile marker at the Schwartz Performing Arts Center at Emory University on Friday, Sept. 4, at 8 p.m.
Jong comes to the AJC DBF launching her novel Fear of Dying, a sequel to Fear of Flying that is a hilarious, searingly honest and heart-wrenching story about what happens when one woman steps reluctantly into the afternoon of life.
To learn more information about Erica Jong, click here.
To learn more information about Roxane Gay, click here.
Skippy Jon Jones author Judy Schachner will be the kids keynote speaker.
The festival has just released the full list of authors for this year’s event. Check it out HERE.