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2017 Provincetown Book Festival


Sep 15, 2017 – 10:00 AM

356 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 Map

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2017 Book Festival Schedule  Friday, September 15  10:00 a.m. Writing Local: A Sense of Place in Two Cape Cod Novels Jamie Brenner (The Forever Summer) Emily Jeanne Miller (The News from the End of the World) Moderated by A.C. Burch   11:30 a.m.  Fiction, Families, and Digging Deep Anne LeClaire (The Halo Effect) Justin Torres (We the Animals)   1:00 p.m. Not Just for Young Adults M.T. Anderson (Landscape with Invisible Hand) Brandy Colbert (Little and Lion) Lauren Wolk (Beyond the Bright Sea)   2:30 p.m.  20th Century Gay Lives: Imagined, Remembered Joe Okonkwo (Jazz Moon) Tim Murphy (Christodora)   4:00 p.m. Lives of Girls and Women Mecca Jamilah Sullivan (Blue Talk and Love) Amy Hoffman (The Off Season)   6:00 p.m. Rose Dorothea Award Ceremony and Reception with Sebastian Junger (Tribe, The Perfect Storm) Tickets to this event are at Rose Dorothea Award.  Saturday, September 16  10:00 a.m. Reading Local A curated reading of local and small press authors, with special guest, poet Jerome Murphy.   11:30 a.m. American Icons: Writing Biogrphay William Mann (Wars of the Roosevelts) Laura Dassow Walls (Henry David Thoreau: A Life)   2:00 p.m. Writer’s Voice Café at the Festival Ann Hood (Morningstar) Michael Ruhlman (Grocery) Moderated by Dian Hamilton   4:00 p.m. Poetry in the 21st Century Olga Broumas (Sappho’s Gymnasium) Fred Marchant (Said, Not Said) Andrea Cohen (Unfathoming) Moderated by Elizabeth Bradfield   6:00 p.m.  Julia Glass and Richard Russo in Conversation Julia Glass (A House Among the Trees) Richard Russo (Trajectory)   8:00 p.m. Buy an Author a Drink! Closing party at the Harbor Lounge, 359 Commercial Street  

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