Thursday, June 13

Atheneum Great Hall / Breeze Bar at The Nantucket Hotel / White Heron Theater

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


4:00 pm Nantucket Young Playwrights

White Heron Theater

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

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 Local Authors

Atheneum Great Hall - Local authors discussing and selling books

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 Cary

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

Pink & White Party with Elin Hilderbrand - August 1, 2024

The Nantucket Hotel

This event is SOLD OUT!

Thank you to our community and to all Elin Hilderbrand fans for your enthusiastic support of the Nantucket Book Foundation.