World renowned authors are set to attend 2018 Harrisburg Book Festival


Some world renowned authors are set to attend this year’s Harrisburg Book Festival. 

The Midtown Scholar Bookstore will host the festival from October 11-14. 

New York Times Bestselling Author Tayari Jones will serve as the opening keynote speaker on Thursday, October 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets are still available for the event. 

All of the other four-day festival activities are free. 

The lineup of guests include:

  • Grammy nominated singer/songwriter and poet Mary Lambert 
  • National Book Critics Circle Award Winner and New York Times Bestselling Critic Carol Anderson
  • New York Times Bestselling Historian Liza Mundy 
  • President Obama’s Speechwriter David Litt and Stenographer Beck Dorey-Stein
  • Caldecott Honoree Lauren Castillo
  • Emerging Novelists Crystal Hana Kim and Lucy Tan
  • Bestselling YA Novelist Justina Ireland
  • Joe Beddia, whose pizza was named Bon Appetit Magazine’s “Best Pizza in America”

You can check out the festival’s schedule on the 2018 Harrisburg Book Festival website

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