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Free All Weekend | April 3-5, 2020

Word of South 2021


Interested in participating in Word of South Festival?

Writers and Musicians—while we’re always happy to receive your submissions for participation, please note that Word of South is primarily a by-invitation-only festival and we receive many inquires. If you would like to send along information about yourself, please email us

For all other inquiries:

  • For general inquiries about the festival and especially children’s activities,
    please contact Sara Marchessault, WOS Manager, at
  • For information about being a merchandise vendor/book seller at the Word of South Festival, please contact Patti Hilaman at
  • For press information on our artists, or requests for artist interviews or press kits, please contact Molly Collins, BowStern at
  • To contact our President and Founder, Mark Mustian, please write to
  • For information about become a Sustaining Member of the festival, please contact Coordinator Angie Sipple at
  • For questions from artists about event production, staging, and logistics, please contact Festival Producer Mark Striffler at
  • For questions pertaining to technical support, please contact Dennis Cooper at Production Support Group at
  • For information about the Word of South venue, please click here.