Salem Lit Fest

September 5, 2023 @ 6:00 pm – September 10, 2023 @ 7:00 pm


Salem Lit Fest 2023 is September 5–10

Details at

Sign up for as many sessions as you like!

Tuesday, September 5Online only
7:00 p.m. In Conversation: Paul Tremblay and Grady Hendrix

Wednesday, September 6—In person
7:00 p.m. One Book, One Salem event with Angie Cruz, How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water—Salem Academy Charter School, 45 Congress St.

Thursday, September 7—In person
7:00 p.m. Real Life in Vacation Land author panel followed by a screening of The Perfect Storm—Cinema Salem, 1 E. India Square Mall

Friday, September 8—In person
7:00 p.m. A Telling Story: Familiar Tales Retold
Conversation: Laurie Lico Albanese, Hester and Jenna Blum, Woodrow on the Bench/A Mighty Blaze
Presentation: GennaRose Nethercott, Thistlefoot — Salem Academy Charter School

Saturday, September 9—In person
Writing Workshop and Adult/YA Sessions—Salem Five Community Room, 208 Essex Street
See for the complete line up
Children’s Lit Fest—Starts at 10:00 a.m.—Community Life Center, 401 Bridge Street
Featuring: Raúl the Third, Betsy Ellor, and Jamie Michalak, Lorian Tu

Sunday, September 10—Online only
11:00 a.m. Authors Who Narrate

Sunday, September 10—In person
1:00 p.m. Enduring Hawthorne—House of the Seven Gables
Separate registration required for Enduring Hawthorne: Sign up here!

All events, except Saturday Writing Workshop, are FREE
Donations Appreciated