© 2019 Amelia Island Book Festival 

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Amelia Island Book Festival engages adults and young people in the joy of reading and writing

through a series of public events featuring New York Times best-selling authors,

independent publishers and authors, awards programs and workshops.


Short Story Contest

This year’s contest is now underway for middle and high school students, with the theme of “Once Upon a Time.”  Deadline for entries is December 15.

Get your Gala Dinner tickets!

Don't miss this premier event to see FIVE celebrity authors at their best, while supporting literacy in our schools. Tickets are on sale now.

Kickoff Luncheon Feb. 13

Best-selling and Edgar Award-winning author Lisa Scottoline is keynote speaker for this annual event led by honorary chair David Baldacci.

Writers' Workshop, Feb. 14



Support our mission to promote lifelong learning and appreciation for books through quality events and the Authors in Schools Literacy Program.

Applications are now being accepted online for two scholarship opportunities available to the high school students of Nassau County. 

Don't miss keynote luncheon speaker Sandra Brown at the half-day Writers' Workshop, Feb. 14, 2020, at Betty P. Cook Nassau Center, Yulee.