Savannah Book Festival 2023

Savannah Book Festival 2023 is coming right up and with it book signings, readings, sales, seminars, and more than 40 popular authors! February 16th through the 19th, 2023 in downtown Savannah, GA – and all just minutes from McMillan Inn.

Savannah Book Festival celebrates 15 years of bringing famous writers and their fans together in Savannah and 2023 is looking bigger and better than ever. This year’s Headline Event authors include Jack Carr, David Maraniss, and Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. Festival Saturday now features over 40 authors and seven venues around three of Savannah’s historic Telfair, Wright, and Chippewa Squares.

Attendees will enjoy ample opportunities to meet their favorite authors, buy rare and discounted books, discover new writers, and collect autographs. The festival also includes includes a variety of free author presentations that are open-to-the-public. Headline events, such as Jack Carr’s Opening Address, are ticketed and will be presented at Lucas Theatre for the Arts.

Best of all, McMillan Inn’s downtown location in Savannah’s Landmark Historic District puts you within minutes of all Savannah Book Festival events. In fact, all the best of the city – shopping, dining, theater, art, history, and more – are within easy reach when you stay at our historic Savannah bed and breakfast.

Savannah Book Festival 2023 Author Signings tent

2023 Savannah Book Festival Schedule

Opening Address Jack Carr
February 16, 6:30pm

Keynote Address Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
February 17, 6pm

Festival Saturday
February 18, 9am – 5:30pm

Closing Address David Maraniss
February 19, 2pm

Savannah Book Festival 2023 Book Sales tent

Attending authors will sign books purchased at the festival, in the Telfair Square Author Signing Tent, directly following their presentation. Authors are unable to sign books purchased elsewhere.

Books by festival authors can be purchased at the Book Sales Tent in Telfair Square from noon Friday through Saturday. Books will also be available at author presentations.

All headline events are at Lucas Theatre for the Arts, located at 32 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401. Tickets for headline events go on sale Thursday, January 12, 2023 and can be purchased either online or in person at the Savannah Box Office.

Learn more at the festival website. You can also find the festival on Facebook.

See you there!