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Behind the Scenes with Savannah Book Festival

A behind the scenes peek at the production room for our recent Savannah Book Festival (SBF) virtual event with Dave Barry, hosted by Harrison Scott Key.  While we are disappointed that current circumstances will not allow us to come together face-to-face for the 2021 SBF, we are enjoying the opportunity to bring you award winning authors virtually.  Keeping our mission alive, one author at a time.

 

 

December Events: 

Michael Connelly 

 

December 16, 2020 at 7:00pm Eastern Time

Registration Link: Michael Connelly

Michael is the bestselling author of thirty-five novels. Over seventy-four million copies of his books have been sold worldwide. He is also the executive producer of Bosch, an Amazon Studios original based on his bestselling character Harry Bosch.

Please note:  E. Shaver Bookseller, will have signed copies of The Law of Innocence available for purchase.  These are not bookplates.

 

FAQ Regarding Virtual Events

The Tips & FAQ page of our website will answer many of the questions you have regarding our virtual events for the 2021 Festival.  Click here for more information:  FAQ

 

In Case You Missed It……

In case you missed any of our virtual author events, you are able to access recordings of the events at any time.  To do so, click on the registration links below, register and you will have immediate access to the recording.  For those who had previously registered, click on the “View Event” button in your confirmation email and you will be able to access the recording at any time.

John Connolly and James Lee Burke in Conversation

Registration Link:  https://www.crowdcast.io/e/savannah-book-festival/register

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   Registration Link:  https://www.crowdcast.io/e/iz54mhmk/register  

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SBF and Brad Thor Knock it out of the Park

The inaugural event for the 2021 Virtual Savannah Book Festival was a rousing success.  SBF was extremely fortunate to launch the series with renowned author Brad Thor in conversation with SCAD Writing Professor and SBF Board Member Jonathan Rabb.  It was a dynamic hour learning the ins and outs of the #1 NY Times Bestseller’s writing style, his relationship with his protagonist, and why most of his female characters meet an untimely death.

For those who were unable to join us last night, you are able to view the recording of the event by registering for the event and viewing the recording at your convenience. Those who did join us last night are also able to access the recording as well.  Registration Link:  https://www.crowdcast.io/e/iz54mhmk/register 

 

Savannah Book Festival enters the world of “virtual” to deliver world class offerings. 

In the midst of these very challenging times, the SBF Board of Directors and management have examined a variety of options for the 2021 Festival.  SBF’s discussions with publisher’s have shown a preponderance of authors unable to commit to in-person appearances at this time, even as far out as February 2021.  Due to these hurdles, SBF has been forced into the difficult decision of cancelling the February 2021 “in-person” Festival.

 

SBF has turned its efforts to bringing many of the wonderful aspects of our annual event to you in new and different forms.  SBF plans to present a series of virtual author programs later this year and continuing through 2021, live-streaming interactive appearances directly to our Festival audience.   These online events will feature the same up close and personal author presentations and conversations that have made the SBF so unique among book festivals.

 

Stay tuned for additional announcements regarding dates and author line-up.

 

SBF NEW LITERATI AND SPONSOR BENEFITS

 

SBF is pleased to announce a value added benefit for all LITERATI Members and Sponsors.  Supporters of the Festival will now receive 10% off book purchases YEAR ROUND at E. Shaver, bookseller, and Ex Libris.  Look for additional details following your donation to the Festival.  When you purchase your books with that 10% discount year round, please make sure you thank these generous companies for all they do to support the Savannah Book Festival.

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SBF continues its virtual series with Michael Connelly Books on December 16! Get your copy of his latest book, The Law of Innocence, from one of SBF's booksellers - Ex Libris Bookstore and E Shaver Bookseller and join us on December 16 at 7pm EST:

Ex Libris:https://www.bkstr.com/savannahstore/shop/books-music-games/general-reading?SpecialCategory=special_catname:%22savannah%2Bbook%2Bfestival%22&pageNumber=1&orderBy=1

E. Shaver, Bookseller: www.eshaverbooks.com/savannah-book-festival-virtual-events
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SBF continues its virtual series with Michael Connelly Books on December 16! Get your copy of his latest book, The Law of Innocence, from one of SBFs booksellers - Ex Libris Bookstore and E Shaver Bookseller and join us on December 16 at 7pm EST:

Ex Libris:https://www.bkstr.com/savannahstore/shop/books-music-games/general-reading?SpecialCategory=special_catname:%22savannah%2Bbook%2Bfestival%22&pageNumber=1&orderBy=1

E. Shaver, Bookseller: https://www.eshaverbooks.com/savannah-book-festival-virtual-events

#GivingTuesday is here! The Savannah Book Festival is raising money to support our 2021 Virtual Author Series, and to bring back Festival Saturday in person in 2022. Whether $5 or $500, every little bit helps. We greatly appreciate the support! ... See MoreSee Less

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Savannah Morning News podcast The Commute interviews Executive Director, Erika Dongre.  Listen to the interview here:  The Commute

We appreciate the support of our Presenting Sponsors:

Bob Faircloth

David and Nancy Cintron

Philip E. and Nancy B. Beekman Foundation

Thanks to our Signature Media Sponsors:

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