“Celebrating books, people, culture and creativity.”

Amelia Island Book Festival

Honorary Chair 2016, Steve Berry

Join the Amelia Island Book Festival in celebrating all things literary in Fernandina Beach Florida! This exciting line-up is fun for all ages and filled with unique events:

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2016

KICK-OFF LUNCHEON with New York Times Best Selling Author. Andrew Gross, introduced by International Best Selling Author Steve Berry
TIME: Noon to 2 pm
LOCATION: Ocean V Club, Amelia Island Plantation, 5 Ocean Club Dr, Amelia Island, FL 32034
TICKETED EVENT

“TEEN SCENE” PROGRAMS with youth authors
TIME:: 6 to 8 pm
LOCATION: In the Fernandina Beach Historic District sessions will be held at the Amelia Island Muesum of History, The Island Art Association, Amelia Island Coffee and in Yulee at the FSCJ-Nassau Campus-Bean Center.
FREE EVENT. Reservations required; signup available in middle and high school media centers.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY- 19, 2016

LESSONS FROM A BESTSELLER: STEVE BERRY’S WRITERS’ WORKSHOP
Run by NYT and Number One International Best Selling Author of more than 14 books Steve Berry and his wife and business partner, Elizabeth Berry (through their History Matters Foundation) to Support Authors in Schools Literacy Program.
TIME: 8:00 registration; Workshop runs 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
LOCATION: FSCJ-Nassau Campus-Bean Center (Yulee) – 76346 William Burgess Boulevard, Yulee, FL 32097
TICKETED EVENT

AUTHORS IN SCHOOLS
TIME: 9 am to 3 pm (School dictates exact start and end times)
LOCATION: In every Nassau County School, plus several VPK programs
FREE EVENT – No cost to schools or students—AIBF gets authors and buys presenting authors’ books for students

AUTHOR FACEOFF DINNER GALA
TO SUPPORT AUTHORS IN SCHOOLS. With literary giants and NYT Bestselling Authors:
Greg Iles, Steve Berry, Andrew Gross, Janice Gable Bashman and others.
TIME: 6 to 10 pm
LOCATION: Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, 39 Beach Lagoon Road, Amelia Island, FL 32034
TICKETED EVENT

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2016

AUTHOR EXPO/READER’S EXTRAVAGANZA
TIME: 10 am to 6 pm
LOCATION: Fernandina Middle School, 315 Citrona Drive, Fernandina Beach, FL
FREE EVENT – Open to all
A family festival and celebration of the written word. Food, fun, entertainment and activities contests, prizes for kids and adults throughout the day. Food and beverages offered by area school and non-profit organizations.
Author presentations, breakout sessions and book signings,

AUTHOR PRESENTATION/BREAKOUT SESSION/BOOK SIGNINGS
Three different breakout tracks with featured authors in individual and panel presentations and booksignings.
ACTION/THRILLS/MYSTERY
ROMANCE: WANDERLUST ~ MEMOIRS ~ MYSTERIOUS MOMENTS
CHILDREN

For more information, visit: www.ameliaislandbookfestival.org