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Exeter Literary Festival


  • Exeter, NH United States (map)

Join us for a Friday night kick-off party, followed by a day-long schedule of events on Saturday, including exciting keynote speakers, book launches, author talks, children’s programming, art exhibits and more at downtown locations (Town Hall, Water Street Bookstore, A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words, Exeter Public Library).

Highlights will include a “Breakfast with Owen” book group discussing John Irving’s best seller “A Prayer for Owen Meany”. There will also be a talk (with birthday cake!) about two of our hidden gems: Feminist Tabitha Tenney (Female Quixotism, 1801) and Abolitionist Poet James Monroe Whitfield (America and Other Poems, 1853). The LitFest concludes with a gala poetry reading at the Word Barn.

The festival begins on Friday April 5 and continues on Saturday, April 6.

Contact: Exeter LitFest

Earlier Event: April 5
Lia Purpura
Later Event: April 5
Danielle Evans