Friday, August 3, 2012

This festival will take place in picturesque Canton, Mississippi, around the old town square. The accommodations and faculty are 5 star, while the vintage setting is guaranteed to feed your creative spirit.

Look for information about the contests, list of faculty and schedule on the tabs at the top of the page!

Registration information is below and the paypal link is in the sidebar to the right.

Picture by Micah Gober

Early Bird registration $195

After Nov 15th $225
Includes Gala(Dinner Friday night)
Lunch Saturday and Sunday
Dinner on Saturday Night

Click on Paypal buttons below to register or send a check to

Lightning Bug Literary Festival


  1. You should publicize this more in the Jackson area. It starts in two days, and this is the first I've heard of it... and I stumbled upon this site by accident. We have several active writing groups in the area that would've enjoyed knowing about this conference.

    1. No friggin' kidding. Talk about your "Divinely" missed opportunity. I would have gone, specifically to have met Brian. Been in the Film business for over 20 years and have a you-wouldn't-believe-me-if-I-told-you story/screenplays that he's one of the few people I would trust to make it believable. Ah, well...c'est la vie. No?