Tickets & Events Schedule

Friday, June 16

8:30am - 10:00am | Dreamland Theater Harborview Room

Laurie Halse Anderson and Nathaniel Philbrick: History for the Future

Tickets

9:00am - 9:45am | Atheneum Great Hall

Samantha Hunt: Family, Familiars, and the Parallels of Fiction

Free

10:00am - 10:45am | Atheneum Great Hall

Will Schwalbe with Michael Schulder: Books for Living

Free

10:00am - 10:45am | Dreamland Theater Harborview Room

Robert Cocuzzo: Tracking the Wild Coomba

Free

11:00am - 11:45am | Atheneum Great Hall

Nicole Dennis-Benn: Under Cover of the Sun

Free

11:30am - 12:15pm | Dreamland Theater Harborview Room

Bernie Swain: What Made Me Who I Am

Free

12:00pm - 12:45pm | Atheneum Great Hall

Catherine Lacey: The Fine Print of Contracts with Ourselves

Free

12:00pm - 2:00pm | Nantucket Yacht Club

Michelle Gable, Mary Alice Monroe, and Nancy Thayer: Island Retreat

Tickets

12:30pm - 1:15pm | Dreamland Theater Harborview Room

Caroline Kitchener: What Comes Next?

Free

1:00pm - 1:45pm | Atheneum Great Hall

Kay Jamison with Mindy Todd: Art and Illness, Mania and Imagination

Free

1:30pm - 2:15pm | Dreamland Theater Harborview Room

Betsy Lerner & John Donatich: Forest for the Trees

Free

2:00pm - 2:45pm | Atheneum Great Hall

Andrea Cohen: Assorted Cameos of the Mysterious

Free

2:30pm - 3:15pm | Dreamland Theater Harborview Room

Finn Murphy: On the Road Again with John Stanton

Free

3:00pm - 3:45pm | Atheneum Great Hall

Marie Arana: Citizen of the Hemispheres

Free

3:30pm - 4:15pm | Dreamland Theater Harborview Room

James J. O’Connell, MD with Rob Cocuzzo: House Calls to the Homeless

Free

4:00pm - 4:45pm | Atheneum Great Hall

Amor Towles: House Arrest in the Metropol Hotel

Free

7:00pm - 7:45pm | Unitarian Meeting House Sanctuary

Open Books, Open Minds: Writing to Cross Borders

Free

8:00pm - 10:30pm | Brant Point Grill at the White Elephant

Nantucket Book Festival Author Dinner

Tickets

8:00pm - 10:30pm | Brant Point Grill at the White Elephant

Bookends Package: Friday Dinner & Sunday Breakfast at the Brant Point Grill

Tickets

Saturday, June 17

9:00am - 9:45am | Atheneum Great Hall

James Gleick with Dan Menaker: These Phenomena Can Be Explained

Free

9:00am - 9:45am | Unitarian Meeting House Sanctuary

Jodi Picoult: Along the Color Line

Free

9:00am - 1:00pm | Atheneum Garden

Local Author Tent

Free

10:00am - 10:45am | Atheneum Great Hall

Kevin Young: Back Catalog

Free

10:00am - 10:45am | Unitarian Meeting House Hendrix Hall

Bill Konigsberg: Honestly Ben & The Porcupine of Truth

Free

10:00am - 10:45am | Unitarian Meeting House Sanctuary

Ruth Reichl with Michael Schulder: The Comfort of the Kitchen

Free

11:00am - 11:45am | Atheneum Great Hall

Daniel Menaker: Amphibious Pitchers and Undo Stress

Free

11:00am - 11:45am | Unitarian Meeting House Sanctuary

Isabel Wilkerson with Diane Rehm: The Warmth of Other Suns

Free

11:00am - 11:45am | Unitarian Meeting House Hendrix Hall

Suzie Carpenter: On the Bright Side with Marsha Egan

Free

12:00pm - 12:45pm | Atheneum Great Hall

Kay Jamison and Megan Marshall with Kate Tuttle: Lowell and Bishop Considered

Free

12:00pm - 1:30pm | Nantucket Culinary Center

Sarah Leah Chase: 30 Years of Open House Cooking

Tickets

12:00pm - 12:45pm | Unitarian Meeting House Sanctuary

Laurie Halse Anderson: Finding Your Voice

Free

1:00pm - 1:45pm | Atheneum Great Hall

Elliot Ackerman with Lea Carpenter: Through the Eyes of the Other

Free

1:00pm - 1:45pm | Unitarian Meeting House Hendrix Hall

Lynda Mullaly Hunt: Setting and Storytelling

Free

1:00pm - 1:45pm | Unitarian Meeting House Sanctuary

Robert Pinsky: The Exquisite Oddity of Our Lives

Free

2:00pm - 2:45pm | Unitarian Meeting House Hendrix Hall

James Sulzer: Grappling with the Unknown

Free

2:00pm - 2:45pm | Unitarian Meeting House Sanctuary

Diane Rehm, On Her Own: Continuing Chapters with Marie Arana

Free

3:00pm - 3:45pm | Atheneum Great Hall

Alice Hoffman, Samantha Hunt, and Catherine Lacey with Kate Brosnan: So Close at Hand, Another Realm

Free

4:00pm - 4:45pm | Atheneum Great Hall

Carl Safina: Beyond Words

Free

4:00pm - 5:15pm | Atheneum Garden Tent

Francine Mathews: Nantucket Mysteries

Free

4:00pm - 5:00pm | White Heron Theater @ 5 N. Water Street

Nantucket Young Playwrights

Free

Sunday, June 18

9:00am - 10:30am | Brant Point Grill at the White Elephant

Ruth Reichl: Memoir and Memory

Tickets

12:00pm - 3:00pm | Cisco Brewers

Cisco Send-Off Party

Free

1:00pm - 2:30pm | Nantucket Culinary Center

Bianca Bosker: Kindergarten of the Nose

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6:00pm - 8:00pm | NHA Whaling Museum

Carl Safina with Sara Bois: Wild Places and Human Dignity

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