Thursday, March 5, 2009

Sixth Annual Edible Book Festival in Atlanta

March 28, 2009
A Fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta

Play with your food and eat your words!
Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta (LVA) and the Southeast Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers invite you to unleash your imagination and your culinary talents for the sixth annual Edible Book Festival.

WHEN: Saturday, March 28, 2009, 3:00–5:00 p.m.

HOW: To participate, create a piece of edible art related to books—old or new—fiction, nonfiction, plays, poetry, etc. Entries should promote anything related to books: a scene or character from a book, play, short story, comic, or poem; a book cover; or a book’s structure. Savory or sweet, all ingredients must be entirely edible. You may use chocolate, cheese, vegetables, fruit, and more. Use your imagination!

WHO: Culinary and educational organizations, restaurants, artists, bibliophiles, and the public are invited to compete or come and enjoy.

The Edible Book Festival will benefit LVA. Registration and entry fees will be accepted in four categories:
Professional $25
Culinary student $15
Home chef $5
Child (K–6th grade) $5

For adult entries, go to
Art Institute of Atlanta–Decatur Campus
One West Court Square, Suite 110
(Gallery entrance on Ponce)
Decatur, GA 30030

For children’s entries, go to
The Cook’s Warehouse & Sherlock’s Wine Merchant
180 W. Ponce de Leon Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030

REGISTER: For more details about the Edible Book Festival and to register, go to or send your check with your registration form to:

Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta, 246 Sycamore Street, Suite 110, Decatur, GA 30030, or call 404.377.READ.

Deadline for registration is Friday, March 20, 2009.

About International Edible Book Festivals
The International Edible Book Festival is an annual event held throughout the world, uniting bibliophiles, book artists, and food lovers to celebrate the ingestion of culture and its fulfilling nourishment. For more information about Edible Books internationally, go to