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November 3, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Entire Library
508 N. Cusick Street
Maryville, TN 37804
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Cormac McCarthy Literary Festival

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Special Event November 1st, 2nd and 3rd - Open to Public - All Ages Welcome!

Celebrate authors preserving culture, sparking conversation and weaving tales in Appalachia.  Please come and join us for this three day festival, November 1st-3rd, 2019, featuring national, regional and local authors such as Ron Rash, Sharyn McCrumb, Amy Greene, Frank X. Walker, Lin Stepp and more! The festival will include celebration of local history and the Blount County Public Library's Centennial.  Live Appalachian arts demonstrations, musical performances and fun activities for the whole family to engage with East Tennessee’s unique literary history. The festival is named after Cormac McCarthy to highlight his time in Blount County and also a piece of public art he made in 1971 while living here.  For more author and schedule information please go to the library’s website or go to the library’s Facebook Event page for more updates!