SBF is planning an in-person festival,

February 17 – 20, 2022

In the meantime, we have a virtual event for your enjoyment as we confirm the authors for the 2022 Savannah Book Festival.


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Up Next: 

Joining us from Spain

Wednesday, September 22nd

Kyle Mills

Enemy at the Gates

Wednesday, September 22nd

6:00 pm Eastern Time


Picking up where the “tour de force” (The Providence JournalTotal Power left off, the next thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series follows the CIA’s top operative as he searches for a high-level mole with the power to rewrite the world order.


Kyle Mills is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of nineteen political thrillers, including Total PowerLethal Agent, and Red War for Vince Flynn and The Patriot Attack for Robert Ludlum. He initially found inspiration from his father, the former director of Interpol, and still draws on his contacts in the intelligence community to give his books such realism. Avid outdoor athletes, he and his wife have lived in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, for over twenty years. 







In Case You Missed It…

In case you missed any of our virtual author events, you are able to access recordings of the events at any time.  To do so, click on the registration links below, register and you will have immediate access to the recording.  For those who had previously registered, click on the “View Event” button in your confirmation email and you will be able to access the recording at any time.




Jack Carr Registration Link:  Jack Carr


S. C. Gwynne Registration Link: S. C. Gwynne


Wright Thompson Registration Link:  REGISTRATION


   Larry Loftis Registration Link:  REGISTRATION


Brit Bennett Registration Link:  REGISTRATION


Jane Smiley Registration Link:  REGISTRATION


Michael Connelly Registration LinkREGISTRATION 


  James Lee Burke and John Connolly Registration Link: REGISTRATION 


  Dave Barry Registration LinkREGISTRATION 


Sandra Brown Registration Link: REGISTRATION 


   Brad Thor Registration Link: REGISTRATION



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Savannah Book Festival enters the world of “virtual” to deliver world class offerings. 

In the midst of these very challenging times, the SBF Board of Directors and management have examined a variety of options for the 2021 Festival.  SBF’s discussions with publishers have shown a preponderance of authors unable to commit to in-person appearances at this time, even as far out as February 2021.  Due to these hurdles, SBF has been forced into the difficult decision of cancelling the February 2021 “in-person” Festival.

SBF has turned its efforts to bringing many of the wonderful aspects of our annual event to you in new and different forms.  SBF plans to present a series of virtual author programs later this year and continuing through 2021, live-streaming interactive appearances directly to our Festival audience.   These online events will feature the same up close and personal author presentations and conversations that have made the SBF so unique among book festivals.

SBF will be hosting 1-2 authors, virtually, beginning in October 2020 and continuing through 2021. Current LITERATI members and 2021 sponsors will receive details about October event registration by October 9th.


Interested in previous headliners?

Watch videos of past year’s talks by clicking on the authors below:


2020 Savannah Book Festival

Joseph Kanon
John Grisham
John Becker and Megan Scott

2019 Savannah Book Festival

Daniel Krauthammer
George and Paula Saunders
Sara Vincent and Lynn Vladic
Chris Stirewalt

2018 Savannah Book Festival

Diana Gabaldon
Lisa Ko
Jodi Picoult

2017 Savannah Book Festival

James Patterson
Colson Whitehead
Christina Baker Kline