Meet Authors. Buy Books. Get them signed!

Saturday, October 26, 2019 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Duke Energy Convention Center

Free Admission

Find out the winners in our Awards Authors, People’s Choice Awards and the Short Story Writing Contest. Author Awards This year, Books by the Banks is thrilled to recognize the best of the best with our first-ever Author Awards. These awards are meant to honor the abilities of our wonderful writers and to say thank

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The region’s annual book festival is almost here. (Join us 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17 at Duke Energy Convention Center.) Here are the top 10 reasons to attend: It’s FREE! Enjoy a day of family fun with something for everyone Meet more than 150 popular authors covering all genres — kids, adult, teen, fiction,

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We can’t wait to host you on Saturday! Meet 150+ authors. Most are at the festival all day. However, please note the following authors will appear for a limited time only: Paul Daugherty – 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. James and Kimberly Dean – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Anthony Marra – 11:00 a.m. to

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This year, for the first time ever, we asked fans to vote online for their favorite 2015 Books by the Banks author. Thousands of you voted! The votes have been tallied and the results are in for our four People’s Choice Award categories. Come see the winners, buy their books and get them signed, Saturday,

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Special area of the festival offers stuff just for teens! Authors? Check. Books? Check. Microphones and Backup Dancers? Check. Visitors to this year’s Books by the Banks Teen Scene are in for an entertaining lineup of events as we go retro with our theme, “Life Is A Mixtape.” The fun ranges from VIP Meet and Greets with amazing

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