Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Come Catch Some Rising Stars

2013 St. George Area
Book Festival
October 14th—19th, 2013
Hosted by the Heritage
Writers Guild of St. George

Sponsored by the City of
St. George
Sponsored by Utah Humanities
County-Wide Events:
Youth Poetry Contest: Deadline Oct. 12th: Contact for contest rules; winners announced at Book Expo!
Monday—Friday, Oct. 14th—18th: Author Lectures at area Schools, libraries, and bookstores
Friday Night. Oct. 18th: Author Dinner: Lexington Hotel, St. George. Time 6pm (See Dinner Reservations below!)
Saturday, all day Oct. 19th: St. George Book Expo: 9am—6pm at the Lexington Hotel, St. George. (Hotel Ballroom)
Author Lectures, Special Programs, Guest Appearances, Book Signings with over 20 published authors, and more!
Open to the public; FREE! (Lexington Hotel: 850 Bluff St. 1/2 mi north of I-15)
Author Dinner (Lexington Hotel) Oct. 18th, 6pm
Join over a dozen successful authors for an intimate dinner and poignant conversation! Keynote Speaker
will be Jon Sebba, 2013 Utah Poet of the Year Recipient
 Guest Speakers scheduled: Russell Estlack, Pulitzer Prize Nominee and Darleen Breeze, (author of Ghosts and Gamblers, A Life of Crime). Table Authors
Scheduled: Amy Jarecki, David W. Smith, VS Grenier, David Farland, C. Michelle Jeffiers, Lance Adams,
Stephanie Jaeger, Penny Pain, Gail Kerns, Lin Floyd, Cheryl Carpinello, Dawn McLain, and others. (Subject
to change.) Gain valuable insights, discuss writing secrets, and learn from those who have successfully navigated within the writing industry! $40 per person for adults, $25 per person for 17 years old and younger.

Book Expo Extravaganza! (Lexington Hotel)
From 9am to 6pm, enjoy dozens of authors, speakers, presenters, and performances at this year’s premier
book and author event! Readers of all ages and genres will get a chance to meet prolific authors, discuss books
and ideas, and learn what it takes to be a successful author! Purchase personalized and autographed books for
yourself, your family and your friends! Keynote Speakers include: Jon Sebba, (UTSPS 2013 Poet of the Year);
David W. Smith, (Creator, author HIDDEN MICKEY Disney Series); Carolyn Howard Johnson, (Author of “The
Frugal Book Promoter”) FREE To Everyone! Winners of the Youth Poetry Contest will also be announced!

Oct. 18th Author Dinner Reservation 6pm: (Please complete and detach this portion and mail in to the HWG)
Or go to: to register. Or, Mail completed forms to HWG 929 W. Sunset, Suite 21-282, St. George, UT

Address: ___________________________________________
Phone: ________________Mobile Cell: __________________
# of Adults ($40 per person): ______# of Juniors (17 and under @$25 per person): _____
(Please check appropriate box below and fill out information as needed. Please print neatly.)
Check Enclosed (Payable to HWG) Amount Enclosed: $
Payment by Credit Card Card Type: MC ____ VISA_____ AMEX_____ DISC _____
Card Number: _____________________________________ CID # __________ EXP:_______
Name on Card (Printed) ________________________________________
Net proceeds will benefit the Washington County School District Foundation So Hurry and Reserve your spot TODAY!

Host Hotel: Lexington Hotel Net proceeds will benefit the Washing-
ton County School District Foundation
Book Expo Author Booth
Single Booth Space: $25 (Shared Table)
Full Table Space: $50; 10 x 10 Space: $100
Please Check appropriate box you wish to reserve.

Poetry Contest
hosted by Utah
State Poetry

1 comment:

  1. This sounds interesting. I hope it's enjoyable and beneficial.