This year’s festival is shaping to to be a wonderful event with more and more authors signing up to attend. The newest authors added to our festival are Cindy Woodsmall, Jackie Cooper, & Barbara Brown Taylor. Also attending are Lora Mirza and Paul Hudson, authors of Atlanta’s Stone Mountain: A Multicultural History. Joining Lora and Paul is Dr. George D. N. Coletti, who provided guidence for their book, as well as author of STONE MOUNTAIN: The Granite Sentinel. Also, returning to this year’s festival are Mark Braught and Laura Knorr. We are also proud to announce that Britt Menzies, creator of The Stinky Kids, will be at the Dahlonega Literary Festival this year doing exciting things for our children’s programs!