Brattleboro Literary Festival Brattleboro Literary Festival

 The 2020 Brattleboro Literary Festival is over. An incredible lineup of authors attracted over 750 registrations to view these events on Zoom.

All events were recorded and will be uploaded to the Brattleboro Literary Festival YouTube Channel. Click on the little bell, and you will be notified when the videos are ready




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Friday, October 16, 2020

Megha Majumdar
A Burning
Amir Ahmadi Arian
Then the Fish Swallowed Him
Andre Dubus III
Gone So Long
Major Jackson
The Absurd Man: Poetry
Jessica Keener
Strangers in Budapest
Sadia Hassan
Robin Kall
Reading With Robin
Jennifer Haupt
Alone Together

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Martha Ackmann
These Fevered Days
Marta McDowell
Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life
Jennifer Rosner
The Yellow Bird Sings
Erin Almond
Witches’ Dance
Alden Jones
The Wanting Was a Wilderness
Mary Morris
All the Way to the Tigers
Deesha Philyaw
The Secret Life of Church Ladies
Kelli Jo Ford
Crooked Hallelujah
Nick Flynn
This is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire
Roger Rosenblatt
Cold Moon
Susan Minot
Why I Don’t Write: and Other Stories
Peter Orner
Maggie Brown and Others
Paul Krugman
Arguing With Zombies
Sarah Chayes
On Corruption In America

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Holly George-Warren
Janis: Her Life and Music
Jeff Tamarkin
Got a Revolution: The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane
Lynne Olson
Madame Fourcade’s Secret War
Arthur Magida
Code Name Madeleine
Carolyn Forche
In the Lateness of the World
Elizabeth Powell
Natalie Diaz
Postcolonial Love Poem
Major Jackson
The Absurd Man: Poetry