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Charleston Literary Festival reveals a preview of this year’s author lineup

The authors include Pulitzer Prize, Booker Prize, and National Book Award nominees and winners.

dock street theatre stage

The Charleston Literary Festival will be held at the Dock Street Theatre.

Photo by @shaughntillman

Bookworms, get this. This year’s Charleston Literary Festival, which takes place Nov. 1-Nov. 10 at Dock Street Theatre, revealed the first 14 of the 35+ acclaimed authors who will be part of the festival. Authors involved include Pulitzer Prize, Booker Prize, and National Book Award nominees and winners.

Preview of this year’s lineup:

  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Colm Tóibín
  • Jayne Anne Phillips
  • Ilyon Woo
  • Paul Murray
  • Eddie Glaude
  • James Shapiro
  • Catherine Lacey
  • Lottie Hazel
  • Claire Messud
  • Attica Locke
  • Marie Arana
  • Charan Ranganath

Early Bird All-Session Access Passes are available for purchase but only for a limited time. These pass holders will have access to all 30+ author sessions.

The full Charleston Literary Festival schedule will be announced on Thursday, Sept. 5.

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