Nantucket Book Festival, Nantucket, Massachusetts

slider top

Nantucket Book Festival

Andrew Solomon is among more than two dozen authors who will read from and discuss their work at the seventh annual Nantucket Book Festival, June 15-17, 2018. The festival will feature presentations throughout the day Friday and Saturday, including an Opening Night Celebration at the historic Unitarian Universalist Meeting House. This year’s authors include:

Diane Ackerman • Jane Alexander • Anna Badkhen • John Boyne • Jessica Bruder • Linda Fairstein • Dorothea Benton Frank • Joe Hagan • Elin Hilderbrand • Alice Hoffman • Matt Jennings • Tayari Jones • Min Jin Lee • Imbolo Mbue • Claire Messud • Eileen Myles • Morgan Parker • Louise Penny • Nathaniel Philbrick • Richard Prum • Dava Sobel • Andrew Solomon • Woody Tasch • Nancy Thayer • Typewriter Rodeo • Katherena Vermette • James Wood

Most events are free and open to the public. Ticketed events include breakfasts and lunches with select authors, Sunday breakfast at the White Elephant Hotel, and a gathering at Cisco Brewers. A complete schedule will be published in April. For more information, please visit the Nantucket Book Festival website.

Upcoming Events

View All


University of Alabama at Birmingham


Dr. T. Berry Brazelton Symposium & Celebration, Newton, Massachusetts


A Literary Salute to Washington Square, Greenwich Village, New York