2016 schedule

Thank you for a fantastic Festival!

Click through the schedule below to see who appeared at this year’s Festival. 

Full Saturday Schedule

KidFest!

  Church of
the Redeemer 
36 South Street
St. Peter’s
Episcopal Church 
121 South Street
St. Peter’s
Parish Hall 
121 South Street

Morristown & Morris Township Library
1 Miller Road

10:00-11:00

What’s Love Got To Do With It?: Talking Romance with
Eloisa James,
Sarah MacLean

& Lauren Willig

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Pulitzer-Prize winner
Gilbert Gaul
looks at money and college football.

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Moderator: Bart Oates

You Can’t Choose Your Family:
Fiction Panel with
Naomi Jackson,

Lynda Cohen Loigman,
& Matthew Thomas
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Moderator: Carol Fitzgerald

Emma Sky discusses foreign policy and what went wrong in Iraq.

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11:15-12:15 Pulitzer-Prize winner
Amy Ellis Nutt
talks transgender rights with David Ebershoff.nutt_120

Colson Whitehead
talks about The Underground Railroad.

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Moderator: Allyson Hobbs

It’s All In Your Head:
Mind-Bending Suspense with
Sharon Guskin,
Peter Swanson
& Wendy Walker

Moderator: Carol Fitzgerald

Business & the Economy
Tim Sullivan
on The Inner
Lives of Markets

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1:15-2:15 Pulitzer-Prize winner
Bill Dedman
on the mysterious
saga of heiress
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Killer Thrillers!
Karin Slaughter
in conversation with
Mary Higgins Clark
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When Cultures Clash:
The Global View in Fiction
with Mia Alvar,
Nadia Hashimi
& Imbolo Mbue 
fiction_120_2Moderator: Michele Filgate

In A Different Key:
The Story of Autism 
with

John Donvan &
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2:30-3:30 Ari Berman explores the presidential election and the history of voting rights.Berman_Jacket_GiveUsTheBallot_120

Emma Donoghue
(Room) on her latest novel,

The Wonder
TheWonder_120Moderator: Elisabeth Egan

Tackling Tough Questions:
YA Panel with David Lubar,
Carolyn Mackler
Meg Medina  

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Andrea Mays talks about the Bard with Shakespeare Theatre of NJ’s Bonnie Monte.

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3:45-4:45

Pulitzer-Prize winner
Stacy Schiff explores the Salem witch trials.
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Celebrated Food
Network chef
Amanda Freitag on
The Chef Next Door
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For Fantasy Fans!
Naomi Novik
in conversation with

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All KidFest author appearances and activities will be held at Presbyterian Church Parish House at 65 South Street.

For more information on the other activities scheduled throughout the day, please visit our KidFest page.

10:00 a.m.

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Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Ages 2-6

10:30 a.m

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Nick Bruel

Ages 2-9

11:00 a.m.

Meg Medina

Ages 2-6

12:00 p.m.

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Courtney Sheinmel

Ages 6-9

12:30 p.m.

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R.L. Stine

Ages 7-12

1:30 p.m.

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Corey Rosen Schwartz

Ages 2-6

2:00 p.m.

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Heather Alexander

Ages 7-12

2:30 p.m.

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Dan Gutman

Ages 7-12

3:30 p.m.

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Nadia Hashimi

Ages 7-12