Join us from June 12 - 15, 2024 for Bound's very first Book Festival, featuring an exciting lineup of local authors, illustrators, and creators, plus fun activities and a visit from therapy dog SüBee Ellee!


Sarah Allison
Allison Key Bemiss

Lauren Brandenburg

Dawn Burns
Ben Calhoun
Jeff Crossan
Kathleen Davis
Rachel Dodge
JJ Heller
Shari Lacy
Amanda McCrina
Kiersten Modglin
Amy Parker
Chrissy Pimlott
Marianne Richmond
Anna Skates

Note: author Sharon Cameron was previously scheduled to appear on Saturday but has had to withdraw.


Wednesday, June 12
12 PMDawn Burns, Kathleen Davis
1 PM: Lauren Brandenburg
3 PM: Jeff Crossan
7 PM: IG Live bedtime story with Sarah Allison
Ice cream from Fork of the South

Thursday, June 13 - Art day
All day: Chalk the courtyard activity!
12 PM: face painting with Gigi Sanford (digital artist)
12 PM: Anna Skates (author, illustrator, creator)
12 - 2 PM: Shari Lacy (artist)
1:30 PM: Marianne Richmond (author, illustrator)
1:30 PM: Ben Calhoun (musician)
Ice cream from Fork of the South

Friday, June 14
12:30 PM: Story time with SüBee Ellee, the READing Paws Pup!
12:30 - 2 PM: Allison Key Bemiss
1 PM: Rachel Dodge, JJ Heller
2 - 4 PM: Amy Parker
3 PM: Chrissy Pimlott
Ice cream from Fork of the South

Saturday, June 15
Morning (from 10 AM): High Brow coffee cart
11 AM: Amanda McCrina
1 - 4 PM: Kiersten Modglin (registration required)
Ice cream from Fork of the South