Author Signing: Each author will be signing her/his books in the Book Signing Tent for 30 minutes following their speaking time.
Book Sales: All authors featured books will be on sale in the Book Sales Tent run by Bunch of Grapes Bookstore
Help and Information: Go to the Information Tent at the center of the site.
Food is available throughout the day for purchase on the porch of the Art Shack. Home Port Restaurant of Menemsha will be featuring a special menu of breakfast, lunch, snack items and drinks.
Tom Ashbrook is host of NPR’s On Point.
Dawn Braasch is the owner of Bunch of Grapes Bookstore.
Geraldine Brooks is a journalist and novelist and won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her novel, March.
Laurie David is an environmental activist, producer and author.
Dawn Davis is the Vice President and Publisher of 37 Ink, her own imprint at Simon and Schuster.
Susan Dickler is the chairman of the Board of Ms. Foundation.
Steve Fischer is the Executive Director of the New England Independent Booksellers Assn.
Allan Gerson is an international lawyer and worked at the Justice Department and for the US Ambassador to the United Nations.
George Gibson is the Executive Editor of Grove Atlantic.
Kay Goldstein is a chef/entrepreneur and cookbook and fiction author.
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham is a professor of history and African and African American Studies at Harvard University.
Jeremy Hobson is co-host of NPR’s Here and Now.
Tony Horwitz is a journalist and author who won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.
Tera Hunter (see Author Bios)
Caroline Kennedy is an author, attorney, and diplomat who served as the US Ambassador to Japan from 2013-2017.
Joe Onek is a Principal in the Raben Group and worked in the Clinton Administration.
Ashley Parker is White House Correspondent for the Washington Post.
Kitty Pilgrim is a novelist and a former CNN anchor and correspondent.
Glenn Roberts is the founder of the Anson Mills grain company in Charleston, S.C.
Patricia Sullivan is a professor of history at University of South Carolina.
Sharon Weinberger (see Author Bios)
Elizabeth Hawes Weinstock is an author and journalist, and a former staff member of the New Yorker.
Robin Young is co-host of NPR’s Here and Now.
With Special thanks
The festival is presented under the auspices of the
Chilmark Town Affairs Council
a 501(c)3 organization
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