The Savannah Book Festival will commence on February 11th and run through the 14th and will have renowned authors for all kinds of events in the beautiful Telfair, Wright and Chippewa squares! The Printmaker's Inn is really excited for World renowned author, Erik Larson author of The Devil in the White City, who will be a key note speaker on Friday Evening. He just released a chilling book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, which is about the sinking of a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland in 1915.
The opening address on Thursday Friday the 11th, will feature Paula Mclain. She is the author of The Paris Wife, a novel based on Ernest Hemingway's first wife Hadley Richardson and the role she played in shaping Hemingway into the author he became to be! Paula Mclain will begin speaking at 6PM and wrap things up with a book signing at 7PM on the 11th.
There will be a total of 38 authors during this years festival! Some of the authors that will be attending the festival are listed below by category:
-Steve Berry author of The Patriot Threat
-Christopher Bohjalian author of The Guest Room
-Geraldine Brooks author of The Secret Chord
-Johnathon Scott Barrett author of Rise and Shine! A Southern Son's Treasury of Food, Family and Friends
-Gail Lumet Buckley author of The Black Calhouns
-Rinker Buck author of The Oregon Trail
The Printmaker's Inn is excited for our guests to meet some of the authors that they have been reading sitting on our porch!