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2015 Festival Authors

Thanks to all the wonderful authors who have participated in the Alabama Book Festival since its beginning. You can find them, as well as all previous Festival authors, by clicking here.


As authors confirm their participation in the 2015 Festival, you'll see their names here.


Lou Anders - Thrones &Bones: Frostborn (middle-grade fantasy adventure)

Marlin Barton - Pasture Art: Stories (fiction)

Rick Bragg - Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story (bio)

Reed Farrel Coleman - Robert B. Parker's Blind Spot (fiction)

Sheyann Webb-Christburg - Selma, Lord, Selma: Girlhood Memories of the Civil Rights Days (memoir, Alabama Book Festival Student Readers Group selection)

Erika DeSimone & Fidel Louis, editors - Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century (poetry)

Laurie Rothrock Dick - Secrets of the Ladies Mission Society (fiction)

Faye Gibbons - Halley (teen fiction)

Jennifer Horne - Tell the World You're a Wildflower: Stories (fiction)

Ravi Howard - Driving the King (fiction)

David McRaney - You Are Now Less Dumb (psychology, science)

Bryan Stevenson - Just Mercy (nonfiction)

Daniel Wallace - The Cat's Pajamas (children's)

Deborah Wiles - Revolution (young readers fiction -- National Book Award finalist)