SEVIERVILLE — Sevierville’s Rose Glen Literary Festival, produced by the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce, will offer a venue for some of East Tennessee’s best local writers to sell and sign books while also featuring new and innovative programming from nationally recognized authors. The festival will take place Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Sevierville Convention Center.

The luncheon keynote speaker will be Jenny Hale, a USA Today, Amazon, and international bestselling author of romantic contemporary fiction. Her books have sold worldwide, been translated into multiple languages, and adapted for television. The Beach House, released in 2021 sailed to number three on the Amazon Kindle Chart and it hit number one in the categories of Contemporary Romance, Women’s Literary Fiction, Contemporary Fiction and Romance. Her novels Coming Home for Christmas and Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses are Hallmark original movies. She was included in Oprah Magazine’s “19 Dreamy Summer Romances to Whisk You Away” and both Southern Living’s “30 Christmas Novels to Start Reading Now” and “Beach Reads Perfect for Summer 2020.”