Q: When is the festival? A: The festival is March, 2018. Exact dates will be announced mid 2017.
Q: How much does it cost to attend the festival? A: SE-YA Book Festival is completely FREE!
Q: Who will be at SE-YA 2018? A: Our authors will be announced late 2017.
Q: Where is the festival located? A: SE-YA is located on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN. See a map and plan your visit here.
Q: Do I have to purchase tickets to attend? A: Tickets are only required for Friday's school visit event. Saturday is free and open to the public and does not require tickets. If you are a middle or high school teacher, administrator, or librarian interested in bringing a group to the festival, please sign up for our mailing list here.
Q: Who may visit the festival on Friday? A: Friday is reserved for school field trips only and requires tickets to enter the session. For security, the public is not able to attend the events on Friday. If you are a middle or high school teacher, administrator, or librarian interested in bringing a group to the festival, please sign up for our mailing list here.
Q: May elementary schools bring groups of students on Friday? A: Friday is reserved for middle and high school students in grades 6-12. SE-YA Book Festival does not host any elementary school authors. If you are an elementary school student, please visit the festival on our community day on Saturday,
Q: Who may visit the festival on Saturday? A: Anyone is able to visit the festival on Saturday. The event is free and open to the public all day on Saturday.
Q: What is the schedule for the festival? A: Friday's schedule is private and only available to schools who have registered to bring a group of students for a field trip. Saturday's schedule will be available early 2018.
Q: Where do I park? A: Parking on campus will be available for free. A map will be available early 2018 and will direct you to the open parking lots.
Q: Will I be able to purchase books at the festival? A: Yes. The bookstore will be open both days of the festival for the purchase of books and festival merchandise.
Q: May I bring my own books for authors to sign? A: Yes, but we encourage you to support the festival by purchasing books at the festival bookstore.
Q: Is there a limit on how many books I may have signed by an author? A: Yes. There is a limit of three books per author per trip through the line.
Q: Is food available at the festival? A: Yes. On Friday, both the student union food court and Corlew dining hall will be open for lunch. Middle school students must eat in the Corlew dining hall and high school students must eat in the student union building. On Saturday, the student union food court will be open for lunch.
Q: Do you need volunteers for the festival? A: Yes! We need dedicated volunteers who can serve before, during, and after the festival. Please fill out the volunteer form to let us know that you are interested.
Q: How can I support the festival? A: If you are an individual and would like to donate to SE-YA, please visit our PayPal link. If you would like to sponsor the festival in a greater capacity, please visit our sponsor link.
Q: How can I take part in the author panels at SE-YA? A: All authors have been selected for SE-YA 2017, but we may consider you for SE-YA 2018. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your inquiry.