October 20 - November 6, 2016

Concord, Massachusetts

Two weeks of talks, readings, and discussions celebrating the written and the spoken word.
  • Jane Kamensky
    Jane Kamensky
  • Christopher Castellani
    Christopher Castellani
  • B. A. Shapiro
    B. A. Shapiro
  • Stephen Prothero
    Stephen Prothero

Welcome to the Concord Festival of Authors

The 2016 Festival will open on Thursday evening, October 20th, with a talk by Christopher Castellani, the artistic director of GrubStreet, about his book The Art of Perspective: Who Tells the Story. Using examples from books, film, television and personal experience, Castellani will outline his concept of narrative strategy and discuss the all-important role of the narrator in storytelling.

Several events are still to be confirmed. The full schedule will be posted by the end of July, so please check back.

Latest News

Tickets for the October 29th Breakfast with the Authors and the October 29th Ruth Ratner Miller Award presentation to Laura Thatcher Ulrich will be available starting July 15th.

Tickets for Paul Freedman’s talk and reception hosted by Bondir Concord on November 2nd are available now. Call 978-369-3807 for reservations.