Past Festivals

2018 Salem Lit Fest Highlights.

Opening Keynote  Madeline Miller, author of #1 New York Times bestseller, Circe

Closing Keynote  Authors in Conversation: Lisa Genova author of New York Times bestseller and major motion picture Still Alice and Joseph Deitch author of Elevate!
Family Programming
Activities for the whole family, including Celebrity Storytelling with Mayor Kim Driscoll, Tuneful Tales with Act!vated Story Theatre, children’s author and illustrator Giles Laroche, hands-on activities, face painting and more!
Author Showcase
With back-to-back ten-minute readings, the Author Showcase is a great way to experience a number of local and best-selling authors in a short amount of time. With topics ranging from pirates to mountain climbers, Atlantis to reality TV, it’s a fun and intriguing way to find your next great read.
Brunonia Barry
Janet Benton
Eric Jay Dolin
Jane C. Esther
Julia Glass
Hannah Kimberley
Stephen McCauley
Matthew Phillion
David Roper
Paul Tremblay
Meghan Weir
Joan Wilking

2018 Authors

2017 Authors