Alabama Bound

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Alabama Bound is a yearly book festival held since 1999 at the Birmingham Public Library with invited Alabama authors giving readings and presentations from recent works. It is organized by Linda Wilson and usually is scheduled for the same weekend as the Magic City Art Connection at Linn Park.

2008 festival

The 10th annual Alabama Bound festival was programmed to complement The Big Read: Project Mockingbird with panelists discussing the influence of the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, along with food and entertainment. Participants include:

2007 festival

1,439 visitors came to hear 19 authors who were part of the one day event on April 14, 2007:

Alabama Bound also hosted two local publishers Birmingham Arts Journal and OnStage Publishing, and several writers' groups including Alabama Media Professionals, Alabama Writers Conclave, Alabama Writers Forum, Booker T. Washington Magnet School creative writing, Women Writing for Change, and Writing Today. Funding for the event was provided by the Jefferson County Community Arts Fund and the Daniel Foundation of Alabama.

2006 festival

21 authors participated in the one day event on April 15, 2006:

2005 participants

2001 participants

More than 50 authors, including:

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