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2018 Harrisburg Book Festival
October 11, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 14, 2018
An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2018
An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 14, 2018
Featuring an all-star lineup, the festival’s mission is celebrate the transformative power of literature by hosting a four-day festival with some of the most internationally renowned authors working today — right here in Harrisburg. With over a dozen visiting authors — the 2018 Harrisburg Book Festival will showcase a diverse, award-winning lineup featuring panel discussions, keynote presentations, book signings, blind-date-with-a-book, story times, arts & crafts, and more!
There will be one ticketed event — the opening keynote with Tayari Jones. Every other event is free and open to the public.
This year’s lineup includes presentations and signings with award-winning authors, including:
•Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter and Poet Mary Lambert
•New York Times Bestselling Novelist Tayari Jones
•National Book Critics Winner Critic Carol Anderson
•New York Times Bestselling Historian Liza Mundy
•President Obama’s Speechwriter David Litt
•White House Stenographer Beck Dorey-Stein
•Caldecott Honoree Lauren Castillo
•Children’s Author Julia Mallory
•Emerging Novelists Crystal Hana Kim and Lucy Tan
•Chef Joe Beddia, whose pizza was named Bon Appetit Magazine’s “Best Pizza in America”