Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta (LVA) and The Art Institute of Atlanta—Decatur, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta, invite people to unleash their imaginations and culinary talents for the seventh annual Edible Book Festival at the annual Decatur Book Festival! The event benefits LVA and will be held on Saturday, Sept. 4, in The Gallery at The Art Institute of Atlanta—Decatur.  Set-up begins at 10 am, with the judging and reception from 12 – 2 pm. The reception is open to the public at no charge.

For the second time, The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Atlanta and its branch campus, The Art Institute of Atlanta—Decatur, are partnering in this fun and exciting culinary event. To participate in the Edible Book Festival, create a piece of edible art related to books – old or new – fiction, non-fiction, plays, poetry – use your imagination! All creations will be exhibited and judged based on the relevance to the theme of the event and the creativity involved. Judges will award prizes in a variety of categories.

The Atlanta Edible Book Festival is a benefit for LVA, the entires and registration fees will be accepted in two categories: Professional Chefs are $25 and home cooks are $5. For more information, visit

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.