Jekyll Island Book Festival

Date: April 6, 2019
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: The Village Green in Beach Village

Jekyll Island is pleased to announce its second annual book festival. Designed for all book-lovers, the festival line-up will include a mix of author presentations, meet-and-greets & signings, book and retail sales, and family-friendly fun.

Jekyll Island Book Festival Event Details

Turtle Stage | Authors’ Pavilion | Applications | Volunteers


Turtle Stage

The main event of the Jekyll Island Book Festival, the Turtle Stage will feature presentations from several esteemed authors. The Turtle Stage presenting authors will give readings from their books, share insights from the writing process, and answer questions from the audience. Between author presentations, enjoy live music.


Authors’ Pavilion

Taking over the Village Green, the Authors’ Pavilion will host a myriad of book festival fun. From author meet-and-greets, to book signings, to festival merchandise, there’s something for book lovers of all ages. You might even catch a glimpse of your favorite book characters!

For questions regarding vending authors for the Jekyll Island Book Festival, please contact Erin Evors.

Erin Evors, Jekyll Island Authority Events Coordinator
912.635.4092
eevors@jekyllisland.com

Festival Gifts & Books

Swing by the Festival Gifts & Books area to pick up a memento from your visit to the Book Festival. It will be stocked with goodies for all bibliophiles.

This area will showcase authors whose works benefit the Georgia Sea Turtle Center and other sea turtle and marine life initiatives. We’ll also have coloring books and other activities set up for your little book lovers.

Book Signing Schedule

Presenting Authors from the Turtle Stage will be on-hand in the west end of the Authors’ Pavilion (near the fire pit) for book signings and meet-and-greets.

Games Tent

Between author presentations and book signings, challenge your friends and family to a brain game!


Applications

Authors’ Alley

This is a new addition to the festival where authors and vendors are allowed to provide their own tent for a discounted price.

$125 – Postmarked by: December 31, 2018
$150 – Postmarked by: January 1 – January 31, 2019
(+$30 Application Fee)

Authors’ Alley: Vendor Application   Authors’ Alley: Author Application

Authors’ Pavilion

Authors ONLY who wish to be under our provided tent.

$225 – Postmarked by: December 31, 2018
$250 – Postmarked by: January 1 – January 31, 2019
(+$30 Application Fee)

Authors’ Pavilion Application

The Festival will start accepting applicants via email as early as August 31, 2018 and every 30 days after until full. Final accepted applicants will be notified no later than February 15, 2019. Please do not contact us about the status of your application.


Volunteers

Volunteering is the perfect way to get involved in your community. We are looking for spirited volunteers for Jekyll Island’s Book Festival April 6, 2019. We need your to help make this event a great success. All volunteers will receive a Jekyll Island tote bag filled with fun swag.

Volunteer

For questions regarding volunteering for the Jekyll Island Book Festival, please contact Erin Evors.

Erin Evors, Jekyll Island Authority Events Coordinator
912.635.4092
eevors@jekyllisland.com

Date: April 6, 2019

Location: The Village Green in Beach Village