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9th ANNUAL NANTUCKET BOOK FESTIVAL
June 21, 2020
The Nantucket Book Festival celebrates its 9th annual event from June 18 to 21 with an outstanding line-up of award-winning authors as well as local and regional talent. These authors and more will take center stage, representing genres spanning fiction, poetry, history, journalism, politics and memoir.
The Festival, presented by the Nantucket Book Foundation, brings acclaimed authors from around the world to Nantucket each June. Past participants have included Louise Penny, Jodi Picoult, Elin Hilderbrand, Ishmael Beah, Azar Nafisi, Billy Collins, Amor Towles, Jack Gantos and Ruth Reichl.
Book lovers attending the Nantucket Book Festival can enjoy author presentations throughout the day, Thursday through Sunday, including a Celebration of Writers at the historic Unitarian Universalist Meeting House.
Most events are free and open to the public. Ticketed events include breakfasts and lunches with select authors, Sunday’s breakfast at the host hotel White Elephant and a festive gathering at Cisco Brewers for the authors and their fans.
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