September 5 – 10, 2023

Virtual events: Tuesday – Thursday
In person: Friday – Saturday
Brunch with special panel on Sunday!

Meet us at Salem So Sweet on Feb. 11!

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Alice_Hoffman_Book-of-MagicOn October 18, Alice Hoffman visited Salem
to launch her latest paperback, The Book of Magic.

Watch the event video!

Watch Katherine Howe’s 2022 keynote from the
In-person Saturday sessions!

Watch the Virtual Sunday sessions on YouTube!


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Salem Athenaeum

Local books sellers offer online purchase of 2022 Lit Fest  titles!
Wicked Good Books
Copper Dog Books