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That’s a wrap!

The 2024 Savannah Book Festival is complete! For coverage of the previous Festival and a list of 2024 participating authors, check out our social media and visit Previous Festivals to see Headliner address recordings.

Save the Date: February 6-9, 2025.


2024 Headliners

Ruth Ware – Zero Days

Jeannette Walls – Hang the Moon

David Grann – The Wager


2024 Saturday Authors

John Berendt – Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

S.A. Cosby – All the Sinners Bleed

Peter Cozzens – A Brutal Reckoning 

Dayton Duncan – Blood Memory

Michael Finkel – The Art Thief

Ross Gay – The Book of (More) Delights

Lauren Grodstein – We Must Not Think of Ourselves

Grady Hendrix – How to Sell a Haunted House

Gregg Hurwitz – Lone Wolf

Harrison Scott Key – How to Stay Married

TJ Klune – In the Lives of Puppets

Amy Kurzweil – Artificial 

Adam Lazarus – The Wingmen

Victor Luckerson – Built from the Fire

Alice McDermott – Absolution

Susan Meissner – Only the Beautiful 

Keith F. Miller, Jr. – Pritty

Sy Montgomery & Matt Patterson – Of Time and Turtles

Liza Mundy – The Sisterhood

Tim O’Brien – America Fantastica

Jayne Anne Phillips – Night Watch

Alex Prud’Homme – Dinner with the President

Steven Rowley – The Celebrants

Charles Soule – The Endless Vessel

Michael L. Thurmond – James Oglethorpe, Father of Georgia

Stefan Bachmann & April Genevieve Tucholke – The Secret Lives of Hidden Places

 Linda Villarosa – Under the Skin

Theodore Wheeler – The War Begins in Paris 

Tia Williams – A Love Song for Ricki Wilde

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