Meet the Authors Reception

A special component of SOKY Book Fest weekend is the annual Meet the Authors Reception. The reception is a prestigious event, allowing community members to meet with authors the night before SOKY Book Fest for an evening of drinks,* food, and fun. The 2019 Meet the Authors Reception will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 5 to 7 pm in the West Lobby of the Knicely Conference Center. *You must be of legal drinking age to consume alcohol. Please remember to bring a valid ID.

Tickets to the reception are $50 per person and cover food and beverages consumed at the event for that individual. During the reception, author Silas House will share about his newest novel, Southernmost, with live, musical accompaniment from Tiffany Williams. You don’t want to miss it! 

Purchase Reception tickets online now through 11:59pm (CDT) Monday April 22nd. There is ample free parking on-site; no parking passes needed.

2017 Meet the Authors Reception
Photo credit: S Isaac Russell

Event Details


April 26, 2019
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Event Category:


SOKY Book Fest
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Knicely Conference Center
2355 Nashville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101 United States
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Meet the Authors Patrons

We are able to make the event free for the authors who attend through the generosity of our Meet the Authors Patrons.

2018 Patrons

Nancy Baird
John O. Fitts
Connie Foster
Norman & Carole Harned

J. C. Kirby and Sons Funeral Chapels & Crematory
Alecia & Steve Marcum
Nancy & Whayne Priest
Richard & Julia Roberts
Jay & Patsy Sloan

David & Miki Wiseman
Jerry W. Martin, MD
Flora Templeton Stuart
David Bell & Molly McCaffrey

If you would like to become a Patron of this event, please contact us.

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