2017 Festival Schedule

We are thrilled to share the schedule for this year’s Festival!

Click here to learn more about our 2017 authors and their featured books.

Please note that our Keynote Event is SOLD OUT. Learn more about our Wine & Words Closing Event here

For a schedule of KidFest authors, please click here.

  • For a printable version of the Main Festival schedule, click here.
  • For a printable version of the KidFest schedule, click here.
 

Time

St. Peter’s
Episcopal Church
121 South Street
Church of
the Redeemer
36 South Street
St. Peter’s
Parish Hall
121 South Street
Morristown & Morris Township Library
1 Miller Road

10:00 am
to
10:50 am

SALLY MOTT FREEMAN
uncovers the harrowing story of three brothers in WWII.
Moderator:
Ken Schlager

KEVIN DAVIS
combines brain science, true crime, and riveting courtroom drama.

 

Edge-of-Your-Seat Suspense with MEGAN MIRANDA
and RILEY SAGER
Moderator:
Carol Fitzgerald

 

11:10 am
to
12:00 pm

ALICE HOFFMAN delves into magical realism in
the spellbinding prequel to
Practical Magic.

BIANCA BOSKER
explores our
obsession with wine.

RONALD H. BALSON 
unveils a new mystery set in
Northern Ireland.

WILL SCHWALBE 
celebrates the power of books to shape our lives.

12:20 pm
to
1:10 pm

The Big Thrill!
TESS GERRITSEN
in conversation with
LINCOLN CHILD

Following the Heart in Faraway Lands with KATIE KITAMURA,
MIN JIN LEE
, and
CHINELO OKPARANTA

Moderator:
Carol Fitzgerald

Urban Fantasy/
Worlds in Revolution
LIBBA BRAY
in conversation with
DANIEL JOSÉ OLDER

Pulitzer Prize winner
PAUL MULDOON
brings masterful poetry
to the festival.

1:30 pm
to
2:20 pm

Journalist DAVID GRANN reveals the FBI’s role in a shocking true-life murder mystery.

 

ANGELICA BAKER,
KAITLYN GREENIDGE,
and JEAN HANFF KORELITZ
discuss identity politics and family frictions.

Moderator:
René Steinke

Mangia! Cooking
Italian with
ROSSELLA RAGO

With Great Power . . .
Talking YA, Fantasy &
Graphic Novels with
RHODA BELLEZA,
EMMY LAYBOURNE,
and SCOTT WESTERFELD

Moderator:
Rebecca Munro

2:40 pm
to
3:30 pm

CHRIS WHIPPLE presents a behind-the-scenes look
at the White House
chiefs of staff.

SAM WALKER and
MATTHEW FUTTERMAN
talk the business of sport and the sport of business.

LAURA DAVE and
 LUCY SYKES tackle
living an authentic life in an inauthentic world.

3:50 pm
to
4:40 pm

National Book Award finalist PATRICK PHILLIPS
investigates a history of racial terrorism in Georgia.

Moderator:
Allyson Hobbs

Photo meet and greet with Olympic gymnast
LAURIE HERNANDEZ
(Ticket required.
Subject to availability)

Moderator:
Tara Bernie

GEORGIA HUNTER and
PAM JENOFF
explore family dynamics and the will to survive during the Holocaust.

Moderator:
Robin Kall

MICHAEL AUSIELLO
and CAROLYN MURNICK
share memoirs of love
and death.

Moderator:
Courtney Zoffness

Don’t miss out on our 2017 Closing Event!

Learn more about our 5 pm
Wine & Words Closing Event here