The festival will be held Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in downtown Canton. The readings, during which MFA authors will participate, will be held at Canton City Hall, 151 Elizabeth St.
Dr. Donna Coffey Little will be moderating a panel with former Atlanta Police officer Trudy Nan Boyce, whose book, “Out of the Blues,” has been a best-seller, and Jon Jefferson, of the Jefferson Bass team that writes the Body Farm mysteries. The panel will be held at noon on Saturday.
At 1 p.m. Saturday, MFA guest writer Kimberly Brock is reading her Southern Gothic fiction, at 1 p.m. on Sunday, MFA core faculty
members Ray Atkins and Ann Hite will be reading their Southern fiction.