October 20 - November 6, 2016

Concord, Massachusetts

Two weeks of talks, readings, and discussions celebrating the written and the spoken word.
  • Larry Tye
    Larry Tye
  • Hank Phillippi Ryan
    Hank Phillippi Ryan
  • Christopher Castellani
    Christopher Castellani
  • Jane Kamensky
    Jane Kamensky

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.

Latest News

Breakfast with the Authors on October 29th is SOLD OUT.

Paul Freedman’s talk and reception on November 2nd is SOLD OUT.

Tickets for the October 29th Ruth Ratner Miller Award presentation to Laurel Thatcher Ulrich are available at the Concord Bookshop and Concord Libraries.