Book Publicity Services Proudly Supports The Alabama Book Festival

Montgomery, AL, April 17, 2013 --( Book Publicity Services, a leading book publicity agency, announced today that they are participating as a partner of the eighth annual Alabama Book Festival.

The 2013 Alabama Book Festival will be held Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., in Kiwanis Park at Old Alabama Town, 301 Columbus St., Montgomery, AL 36104. This free public event is the state’s premier book festival, with 5,000 people from around the state and the southeast converging in the capital to meet with and hear from their favorite authors and scholars.

More than 45 authors are scheduled to attend the Alabama Book Festival, including:
Peggy Vonsherie Allen - The Pecan Orchard (memoir)
Walter Bennett - Leaving Tuscaloosa (fiction)
Kathleen Driskell - Peck and Pock: A Graphic Poem (graphic poetry)
Jennifer Echols - Such a Rush (young adult fiction)
May Lamar - Brother Sid: A Novel of Sidney Lanier (historical fiction)
Tasia Malakasis - Tasia's Table: Cooking with the Artisan Cheesemaker at Belle Chevre (cookbook)
Carroll Dale Short - I Left My Heart in Shanghi, Alabama (essays)

During the daylong festival the authors will read excerpts, answer questions and be on hand to sign books. A list of all the authors and a brief biography of each along with hours and other information is listed at

“We are proud to support the Alabama Book Festival,” said Kelsey McBride, Publicist at Book Publicity Services. “As one of Alabama’s leading literary events, the annual Alabama Book Festival continues to attract a wonderful array of authors to suit all ages and interests, and we are pleased to support its valuable work to promote reading, books, and literacy.”

Kelsey McBride is a publicist specializing in book publicity and promoting authors. Kelsey started Book Publicity Services to help authors build awareness, gain credibility, and increase book sales through press releases, media exposure, and social media. For more information on Book Publicity Services, visit
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