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A fundraising event in partnership with Great Spirit Animal Sanctuary, this unique format book festival literally on the side of the road in Taylor, Arizona is a great way for authors to share their works with new audiences in Northeast Arizona.
The event is free and open to the public, with indoor and outdoor vendors, access to many of the animals currently being cared for by the Sanctuary and day long learning sessions about how you can help neglected and abused animals a thing of the past.
Learn more about the next great events at https://roadsidebookfestival.com.
If you are a writer at any level, this is a great weekend of learning, collaboration and professionals growth.
In 2016, the staff of Brick Cave Media, an Arizona based publishing company, started a writers conference with the intent of fostering a vibrant and active community of writers in the greater Phoenix area.
They thought if they built an innovative event that felt more like an experience than a traditional conference, that people would be more engaged. They also knew that with a fairly nascent writing community, an event that was formed specifically for them would go a long way to grow and support that creative demographic. Designed to both be affordable and to showcase a talented roster of local writers that had a tremendous amount of knowledge to share, the Conference was born.
And it was a hit.
They repeated the event in 2017, and again found a thirst for learning to strengthen one’s writing ability. For 2018, the founders of the festival have turned the event over to their sister organization non profit, Anthology, inc. to allow the event to continue to grow.