Presented by WTVI in association with RealEyes Bookstore
More than 80 authors and 100 vendors on site,
Aug. 12-13, 10 am to 6 pm.
Most authors will be under one tent.
Live bands (Soulganic, the Barnettes, etc.), poets, step teams, etc.
Kids' corner: boxing, storytellers, arts and crafts,
and face painting.
Please bring canned items for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina and get a free T-shirt.
Saturday, Aug. 12:
Workshops at Green Rice Gallery
10am: How to start your own business
11am: How to get your book published
12pm: How to market your book and make money
1pm: How to get grants for artists and authors
2pm: Traditional versus self-publishing
3pm: How to make reading fun for kids
4pm: How to package and market poetry
5pm: How to get into the music industry, featuring EPMDs Paris Smith
Advance tickets $10
Sunday, Aug. 13:
6pm: Nikki Giovanni, Omar Tyree and Crystal Andrus at the Neighborhood Theatre Advance tickets $25
For more information, including band schedules, see www.realeyesbookstore.com.
Charlotte Literary Festival