Save the Date! The eighth Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival will be held on Saturday May 4, 2024, featuring student readings, book talks, discussion panels, children’s activities, Pitchapalooza contest, and the always popular Poetry Café.
The 2023 festival featured authors such as Chita Rivera, Margo Jefferson, Warren Zanes, Deb Perelman, Joyce Maynard, Mary Louise Kelly, Mary Beth Keane, Jenny Jackson, Matthew Salesses, Michael Frank, Andrea Elliott, Claire Jiménez, Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, and Tracey Baptiste. Authors spoke about their books and took part in discussion panels on topics such as Raising Women’s Voices, Re-examining the American Dream, Love is Love, debut fiction, and true crime.
The majority of events are free and will be held in person either outside in tents or in the Montclair Public Library and the First Congregational Church. More details will be available in early 2024 at succeed2gether.org/montclair-literary-festival/.