Thursday, June 13

Atheneum Great Hall / Breeze Bar at The Nantucket Hotel

1:00 pm Tara Karr Roberts with Mary Bergman

Wild and Distant Seas

2:00 pm Casey Sherman with Sara DiVello

A Murder in Hollywood: The Untold Story of Tinseltown's Most Shocking Crime

3:00 pm Katherine Howe with Tim Ehrenberg

A True Account: Hannah Masury’s Sojourn Amongst the Pyrates, Written by Herself

4:00 pm Gabriella Burnham with Jason Graziadei


8:00 pm Authors in Bars

Breeze Bar, The Nantucket Hotel

Friday, June 14

Methodist Church / First Congregational Church / White Elephant Ballroom

9:00 am Erik Larson with Linda Henry

The Demon of Unrest: A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak, and Heroism at the Dawn of the Civil War

10:00 am Trish O’Kane with Kitty Pochman

Birding to Change the World

11:00 am Paul Harding with Ann Sullivan

This Other Eden


1:00 pm Steven Rowley with Tim Ehrenberg

The Guncle Abroad

2:00 pm Bianca Bosker with Michael Schulder

Get the Picture: A Mind-Bending Journey among the Inspired Artists and Obsessive Art Fiends Who Taught Me How to See

3:00 pm Sara DiVello with Mary Haft

Broadway Butterfly

4:00 pm Ben Mezrich with Linda Henry

Breaking Twitter: Elon Musk and the Most Controversial Corporate Takeover in History

6:30 pm Margaret Atwood with Heather Reisman and Louise Dennys

Margaret Atwood's collected works and celebrated career

*FREE event, but pre-registration is required. Tickets will go live HERE on May 28.

7:30 pm Nantucket Book Festival Author Dinner

Presented by the White Elephant


Saturday, June 15

Methodist Church / Dreamland

9:00 am Nancy Thayer with Meg Ruley

The Summer We Started Over

10:00 am Manni & Reuben Coe with Nathan Coe

11:00 am: Kwame Alexander

Why Fathers Cry at Night


1:00 pm Adrienne Brodeur with Mary Bergman

Little Monsters

2:00 pm Kerri Greenidge with Kaley Kokomoor

The Grimkes, A Legacy of Slavery in an American Family

3:00 pm Lara Love Hardin with Tim Ehrenberg

The Many Lives of Mama Love: A Memoir of Lying, Stealing, Writing, and Healing

4:00 pm Bill Janovitz with Donick Carey

Leon Russell: The Master of Space and Time’s Journey Through Rock & Roll History

7:30 pm Saturday Celebration!

Young Writer Award Presentation and Conversation Between Kwame Alexander & Safiya Sinclair

Sunday, June 16

Atheneum Great Hall / Dreamland Main Theater / Cisco Brewers

10:00 am: Rob Benchley & Jim Patrick with John Stanton

Scallop Season: A Nantucket Chronicle

11:00 am: Christy Cashman with Jane Seymour

The Truth About Horses

12:00pm Safiya Sinclair with Mary Haft

How to Say Babylon

2:00 pm Cisco Send-off Celebration

Cisco Brewers