Updated, March 12 | Due to intensifying concerns over the spread of coronavirus, the Orlando Book Festival, and all Orange County Library events for the month of March, have been canceled. This includes camps, classes, events, programs, staff-assisted studio sessions, tours, library pop-ups and outreach events. Their online classes, however, will remain open.
Take part in an all-day celebration of the literary arts at the Orlando Book Festival, put on by the Orlando Public Library. Bookworms and fiction fanatics will have no problem finding their niche here, especially with signings, writing workshops and panel discussions with award-winning authors such as Jacksonville romance powerhouse Brenda Jackson and Stefani Deoul. Even better, the event is free, so the only thing guests will be spending is their time gleefully obsessing over their favorite authors.
Speaking of authors, those in attendance can enjoy keynotes from bestselling authors Dhonielle Clayton and Florida's own Tim Dorsey. Come out to enjoy a cornucopia of literary and monographic excellence.
Saturday, March 14, at 10 a.m. | Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd. | 407-835-7323 | ocls.info | free
– This story appears in the March 11, 2020, print issue of Orlando Weekly. Stay on top of Central Florida news and views with our weekly Headlines newsletter.
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