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Southern Voices Festival

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

Eight authors shared their arduous journeys of completing books and the joys and pitfalls of being a writer. more

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Southern Voices 2018 Andrew Gross

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Connections, coupled with persistence, really do matter. more

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Steve Berry Andrew Gross

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Andrew Gross is a fiction thriller writer whose books have been sold in more than 25 countries. more

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Southern Voices authors conference

Paula McLain photo courtesy of Nina Subin; Stephanie Powell Watts photo courtesy of Bob Watts; other photos courtesy of the authors or Hoover Public Library

The authors conference expanded to two venues in 2013. more

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Photo courtesy of Rana Faure.

Tickets go on sale Jan. 5 for the 2018 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library. more

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Steve Berry

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Library officials announced the full lineup for the celebration of music, writing and art. more

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Rebecca Wells

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Tickets for the Saturday authors conference at the 2017 Southern Voices Festival also are selling briskly. more

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Rebecca Wells 2015

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The festival is a celebration of writing, music and art. This year's headliner is author and actress Rebecca Wells. more

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Rebecca Wells

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The 25th anniversary edition of Southern Voices will include more authors than usual. more

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Southern Voices 2016 Baszile 3

Photo by Jon Anderson

Seven writers share fears, joys of giving birth to stories more

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Southern Voices 2016 Erik Larson

Photo by Jon Anderson

Larson, who has had five books on the New York Times bestseller list, gave a peek into the world of narrative nonfiction. more

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Erik Larson

Photo courtesy of Ben Benschneider.

Hoover Public Library officials expect strong demand to see and hear this year’s lineup. more

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  • Southern Voices 2-24-18 (8)

    Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

    Southern Voices 2-24-18 (8)

    Author Andrew Gross speaks in the Hoover Library Plaza during the 2018 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

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    Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

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    Author Andrew Gross speaks in the Hoover Library Plaza during the 2018 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

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    Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

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    Author Daren Wang speaks in the Hoover Library Plaza at the 2018 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

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    Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

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    Author Stephanie Powell Watts speaks in the Hoover Library Theatre as part of the 2018 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

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    Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

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    Author Paula McLain shares her story at the 2018 Southern Voices Festival in the Hoover Library Theatre in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

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    Jon Anderson

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    An audience awaits the start of the 2018 Southern Voices Festival in the Hoover Library Theatre at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

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