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SE-YA Book Festival

Contact Name: Liz Hicks


2822 Ruland Pl.
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37128
United States

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Phone: (615) 542-1827

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SE-YA (Southeastern Young Adult) Book Fest is an annual book festival that takes place on the campus of MTSU in March 7-9, 2019. The primary goal of the Southeastern Young Adult Book Festival is to encourage and develop literacy in young adults by connecting them with authors, thereby advancing education in the community. ​ SE-YA Book Fest typically hosts 40 authors for a 3-day book festival that includes author panels, writing workshops, and author signings. March 7th and 8th are designated as STUDENT DAYS, middle and high schools may register to attend, and March 9th is the PUBLIC DAY. All 3 days of the festival are FREE!

Sample Programs Offered

Program Title: The Fact in Fiction

Program Type: Arts Appreciation

Program Description:

Every genre in young adult fiction contains some degree of fact. Whether an author writes realistic fiction, historical fiction, or science fiction, the author invests time into research to create their story. Authors on this panel will reveal their secrets to weaving fact into fiction.

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Program Title: What do you meme?

Program Type: Arts Appreciation

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Authors will answer questions about their experience in becoming a published author based on fun memes designed to make this panel enlightening and entertaining.

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Program Title: Books in the Wild

Program Type: Arts Appreciation

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The road to success can be fun, exciting, and exhausting. In this panel authors will share stories about their adventures once their book was released into the wild and into the hands of readers.

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