Titanic Museum Attraction hosts Authors' Week in Pigeon Forge. (Source: Kyle Grainger, WVLT)
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Titanic Museum Attraction is hosting Titanic Authors this week where they can display their work to people visiting the the attraction.
The world renowned authors of the best-selling Titanic-themed books to be featured at the ship. Titanic fans will have the chance to meet with the authors and talk with them about their experience.
“We know that Titanic books are the biggest selling items in our gift shop. Grown-ups and children alike are drawn to them. Perhaps, because the written word can stir emotion and imagination unlike anything else,” says Mary Kellogg-Joslyn, co-owner of the Titanic Museum Attraction. “Each book, in its own way, is a chronicle of faith, heroism, sacrifice and survival. They line the shelves of libraries and private homes around the world, and we’re proud to be one of the largest repositories of Titanic books, anywhere. So, bookmark the date, Monday, April 1 through Sunday, April 7, and plan to join us. I hope you do.”
Luke Copas, 11, is the youngest author displaying his work at the Titanic. Copas wrote his first book at the age of 8.
"It's been really fun and exciting. I know that I'll never know the full story unless I study," said Copas. "The thing that interests me the most is that there were very many heros, there were a bunch of good people and there were so many people who lost their lives and I feel like this should be a tribute to them."
Titanic is honoring the children who were on the ship this year. For more information visit the link below.