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Four Mercer University Press authors to appear at Southern Festival of Books

Mercer University Press will be an exhibitor at the Twenty-Fourth Annual Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word, October 12-14, 2012 at the War Memorial Plaza in Nashville TN. A stunning array of authors will be appearing at the festival, so if you are a book lover, you need to be there.

We are pleased to announce that four (4) Mercer University Press authors will be appearing on panels or will have solo presentations. Visit our booth and take advantage of the great deals being offered on new and backlist titles at the show. We look forward to seeing you there!

The schedules for Andrew Derr, June Hall McCash, Lisa Alther, and Anathalee Sandlin are listed below. Click the Festival link to see the full festival schedule of authors and events.

Festival Link

Festival Hours
Noon – 6 pm — Friday, October 12
9 am 6 pm —Saturday, October 13
Noon – 5 pm — Sunday, October 14

Friday, October 12
1:00-2:00 pm, Nashville Public Library, Conf. Room II
Life of Dreams: The Good Times of Sportswriter Fred Russell
Andrew Derr

Friday, October 12
1:00-2:00 pm, Legislative Plaza, Room 29
Stories of Southern Jewish Families
June Hall McCash + Stella Suberman

Saturday, October 13
3:30-5:00 pm, Legislative Plaza, Room 12
Honey, That’s Just How It Is: Stories of Appalachian Realism
Lisa Alther + Mark Powell + Charles Dodd White

Sunday, October 14
2:00-3:00 pm, Nashville Public Library, Conf. Room II
A Never-Ending Groove: Johnny Sandlin’s Musical Odyssey
Anathalee Sandlin

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