4/27 - 5/04

Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival April 27-May 04

Montclair Literary Festival

We are excited to announce that the eighth annual Montclair Literary Festival will take place from Saturday April 27 to Saturday May 4, 2024. We will have TWO Festival Days, with events held at partner Montclair State University and downtown Montclair.We are finalizing all events, for two great days of talks and discussions on both Saturdays along with evening events during the week-with some of the best authors in the country! Confirmed authors include Ruth Reichl, Frank Bruni, David Baldacci, Caroline Leavitt, Carlos Lozada, Lauren Grodstein, Nell Irvin Painter w/ Montclair Public Library Open Book Open Mind, Amitava Kumar, Melissa Rivero, Gina Chung, Anastasia Rubis, Annell López, Karen Valby, Nell Freudenberger, well-known longtime festival attendees Joyce Carol Oates and Jonathan Santlofer and many, more!

The following are confirmed for the festival week and beyond!

Saturday April 27 – David Baldacci A Calamity of Souls

Tuesday April 30 – Viet Thanh Nguyen A Man with Two Faces

Wednesday May 1 – Ruth Reichl The Paris Novel 

Thursday May 2 – Montclair Story Salon event

Friday May 3 – Frank Bruni The Age of Grievance

5/4 Karen Valby ‘Swans of Harlem’

5/14 Harlan Coben ‘Think Twice’

6/11 Erik Larson ‘The Demon of Unrest: A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak, and Heroism at the Dawn of the Civil War’

9/25 Nicholas D Kristof ‘Chasing Hope: A Reporter’s Life’ with the Montclair Public Library Open Book Open Mind

Festival guidebook is available at Watchung Booksellers and Montclair Public Library.

More details will be available in early 2024 at succeed2gether.org/montclair-literary-festival/ or montclairliteraryfestival@gmail.com.