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The Savannah Book Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Bockius-Suwyn as its Executive Director. A long time resident of Savannah, Kim is an established community leader and experienced marketing and special events professional.

Commenting on her new role, Bockius-Suwyn said, “The Savannah Book Festival is an integral part of our community’s exploration of civil conversation. I am excited to be part of an organization that is committed to the celebration of books and their impact on all curious readers.” Bockius-Suwyn’s appointment is effective March 7, 2016.

About Us

The Savannah Book Festival Inc. (SBF), presented by Georgia Power and Bill and Tina Kelly and the estate of Ralph E. Hansmann, is an independent, nonprofit corporation led by a volunteer board of directors. SBF hosts best-selling and emerging authors in special events throughout the year, including a four-day Presidents Day weekend event that features talks by dozens of authors. The 2017 Savannah Book Festival will be held Feb.16-19, 2017, in locations in and around Telfair, Wright and Chippewa Squares in Savannah’s Landmark Historic District.

 Savannah Book Festival Highlights.

Keep the SBF Free

Your generous support helps keep our main Festival day free and open to the public – click here for more information about donation, LITERATI membership, and sponsorship opportunities.

The 2016 Savannah Book Festival Presented By

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