Smart bets: Asheville Bookfest

If you ever miss grade school’s traveling book fairs, consider adding Asheville Bookfest to your calendar. “Our hope is that Asheville Bookfest brings publishing down to the grassroots level,” reads the sixth annual event’s website. Organized by Grateful Steps Bookshop owner Micki Cabaniss, the gathering aims to unite area authors and publishers with literary enthusiasts by offering a full day of readings, workshops, music and publishing presentations downtown. At least 20 authors with writings spanning a variety of topics will be on-site for book signings, and participating publishers include Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, Pisgah Press, Yav Publications, Grateful Steps and Magic Mountain Press. Bookfest takes place at the Haywood Park Hotel atrium on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Visit for the full list of author appearances. Image courtesy of Grateful Steps

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About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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