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March 24-25, 2017
6th Annual Venice Book Fair and Writers Festival
Friday, March 24
This year's Venice Writers Festival promises to be the best yet,
beginning at 3 p.m.,
when mystery writer David Bishop presents
ideas for beginning novelists.
Thriller author David Hagberg continues
his writing series at 4:30 p.m.,
followed by a wine and cheese receiption at 6 p.m.,
ending with forensic expert
and mystery writer Lisa Black
at 6:30 p.m. .
Tickets are $20. Due to limited seating,
reservations are required.
To reserve your seat,
Please pay with cash at the door
on the day of the event.
For more details, click on Events above.
Saturday, March 25
Authors selling and signing their latest books
in Centennial Park in downtown Venice
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Writers Festival continues Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
when Diane Gilbert Madsen talks about writing mysteries;
Frye Gaillard reads from his
"Go South to Freedom," at 1 p.m.;
followed by area elementary students reading
their creative writing at 1:30 p.m.
Saturday events are free of charge.
For more details, click on Events at the top of the page.
The Venice Book Fair and Writers Festival is a small, unique program hosting writers teaching writers on Friday night,
and authors selling and signing their books to the public on Saturday.
All proceeds from the Venice Book Fair and Writers Festival go to Venice Heritage Inc., the 501(c) 3 fundraising
arm of two historic sites in Venice, the Lord-Higel House, currently under restoration, and the
Venice Museum and Archives expansion project.