Brattleboro Literary Festival Brattleboro Literary Festival



Lily King

Writers & Lovers

Louis Menand

The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War

Scott Spencer

An Ocean Without a Shore


Kia Corthron

Moon and the Mars

W. Ralph Eubanks

A Place Like Mississippi

Clare Morgana Gillis

Windham World Affairs Council

Jean Hanff Korelitz

The Plot, You Should Have Know (aka The Undoing)

Imbolo Mbue

How Beautiful We Were

Sabina Murray

The Human Zoo

Eric Nguyen

Things We Lost to the Water

Lauren Oyler

Fake Accounts

Julie Pham

Their War: The Perspectives of the South Vietnamese Military in the Words of Veteran-Emigres i

Sanjena Sathian

Gold Diggers

Dariel Suarez

The Playwright’s House

Steve Yarbrough

The Unmade World


Dan Chiasson

Math Campers

Heather Clark

Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath,

Chard deNiord

In My Unknowing

Maggie Doherty

The Equivalents: A Story of Art, Female Friendship, and Liberation in the 1960s

Peter Filkins


Shanta Lee Gander


Edward Hirsch

100 Poems to Break Your Heart

Kerrin McCadden

American Wake

Jennifer Militello

A Camouflage of Specimens and Garments

Deborah Paredez

Year of the Dog

Vijay Seshadri

That Was Now, This Is Then

Diana Whitney

You Don’t Have to be Everything

Mark Wunderlich

God of Nothingness: Poems


Jonathan Alter

His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, A Life.

Judy Batalion

The Light of Days

Jo Ann Beard

Festival Days

Jason Broughton

Library of Congress

Thomas Dyja

New York, New York, New York

Glory Edim

Well-Read Black Girl

Michael Gorra

The Saddest Words: William Faulkner’s Civil War.

Jude Joffe-Block

Driving While Brown: Sheriff Joe Arpaio versus the Latino Resistance

Farah Jasmine Griffin

Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature

Megan Mayhew Bergman

Almost Famous Women

Bryan Burrough

Forget the Alamo

Carol Diehl

Banksy: Completed

Leah McGrath Goodman

Arianna Huffington

Bernice L. McFadden

Praise Song for the Butterflies

Arthur Magida

Code Name Madeleine

Joseph Mazur

The Clock Mirage: Our Myth of Measured Time

Robert Watson

George Washington’s Final Battle

Dorothy Wickenden

Nothing Daunted and The Agitators

Jia Lynn Yang

One Mighty and Irresistible Tide

Carl Zimmer

Life’s Edge: The Search for What It Means to Be Alive

Young People

Ann Gengarelly

Another World

Tony Gengarelly

Art on the Spectrum: A Guide for Mentoring and Marketing Artists with ASD

Joy Ladin

Book of Anna

Lynn Melnick

Landscape with Sex and Violence