Dallas Book Festival Archives - Shawna Seed

Snake Roundups and Faith Healing

My day at the Dallas Book Festival started with a panel featuring thriller writer Greg Iles and journalist Stanley Nelson discussing the real-life Civil Rights-era murders that inspired the former’s Natchez trilogy. How eager was I to see this discussion? Well, my own husband was presenting a session on multimedia storytelling at the same time – and I told him, “Sorry, I’m going…

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Big Day for Big D Book Lovers

Do you live in the Dallas area? Do you love books? Mark your calendar for April 30. That’s the date of the Dallas Book Festival, presented by the Dallas Public Library. The roster of authors for the festival is really impressive. I read Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy in one sitting. Jessica Knoll’s Luckiest Girl Alive was one of the thillers that had me checking the…

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