Literary SoulFEST 2021

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Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 10:00am
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Literary SoulFEST - Celebrating National Literacy Month!

Saturday, September 18

September is National Literacy Month in which The Dock Bookshop hosts the Annual Literary SoulFEST - celebrating the freedom to read and write.  This year the event will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 10am-9pm with virtual and in-person activities. This year's event will include empowering stories, children's story time, author signings, guest authors, books reviews and a concert. There will also be author tables in-store from 12-7pm following covid 19 protocol - face masks, social distance and hand sanitizing.

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Saturday, September 18 CST

10:15 - 11:00 am - Mimosas, Memoirs and More, Virtual

11:30 - 11:55 am - Family Story Time with Toni Simmons, Virtual

12:00 - 12:45 Noon - Magic in Books, Virtual

12:00 - 7:00 pm - AUTHOR SHOWCASE, In-Store

1:00 - 1:45 pm - Adventures of Ms. Smarty Pants, Virtual & In-Person

3:00 - 4:00 pm - What’s Best, New and Forthcoming for Fall 2021, Virtual

5:00 - 5:45 pm - Meet Midnight Storm, Virtual and In-Person

8:00 - 9:00 pm - LSF CONCERT ft Nate Young and N’Gage Band, Virtual and In-Person






Sat. Sept. 18 - Mimosas, Memoirs and More, 10:15am CST Virtual

Grab some orange juice, add some sparkling wine (or not) and join us for an intriguing conversation with Ramona White Brown, author of She Called Me Vet and Demetrice Person, author of Cost To Be FreeClick to Register


Sat. Sept. 18 - Family Story Time with Toni Simmons, 11:30am CST Virtual

Gather everyone for a delightful story time with Author and Storyteller Toni Simmons who brings new life to her stories with the use of rhythm, songs and audience participation. Toni is the former library director of the Zula B. Wylie Public Library in Cedar Hill, Texas. Click to Register


Sat. Sept. 18 - Magic in Books, 12:00 noon CST Virtual

Kya Johnson, Founder and CEO of RainbowMeKids will share a magical presentation on her two 4D books - O is for Oshun and How Kofi Amero Became the Hero of Amero - that incorporate augmented reality (AR) technology that extends the story beyond the page with AR animated characters.  Click to Register


Sat. Sept. 18 - Adventures of Ms. Smarty Pants, 1pm CST Virtual & In-Person

Fort Worth’s own Crissy Body and Juliann McCarty will debut their new children’s book Agents Double A Adventures: Adventure of Ms. Smarty Pants with an in-person book signing and talk that will also stream live on Facebook and Zoom. Click to Register



Sat. Sept. 18 - What’s Best, New and Forthcoming for Fall 2021, 3pm CST Virtual

The Dock Bookshop staff will share best sellers, new releases and forthcoming for fall 2021 in fiction, non-fiction, young adults and children books.Click to Register


Sat. Sept. 18 - Meet Midnight Storm, 5pm CST Virtual and In-Person

Calling all fiction lovers to meet Author Midnight Storm who writes “sensual” stories. Her latest release is Love, Lies & Music. Don’t miss this sexy conversation of love and romance & lies and heartbreak. Click to Register



Sat. Sept 18 - Author Showcase - 11am-7pm CST In-Store

Come meet LSF authors and get your books signed. Covid 19 Protocol will be required - face masks, social distancing and hand-sanitation.



Sat. Sept. 18 - Literary SoulFEST Concert ft Nate Young and N’Gage Band, 8pm CST Virtual and In-Person

Literary SoulFEST culminates with soul featuring the musical genius Nate Young and N’Gage Band. Come enjoy an evening of Jazz, Neo Soul, R&B and Classical sounds virtually or in-person Click to Purchase Tickets