Literary Feast 2018 - Cheers to 30 Years


The 30th Night of Literary Feast Welcome Reception and dinners will be held Saturday evening May 5, 2018 at the Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina.

This year's Literary Feast events will again feature LitLIVE! -- an event that will be free and open to the public at Barnes & Noble bookstores on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 6-8 pm. Literary Feast 2018 Featured Authors will appear at three store locations on Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale, the  Broward Mall, Plantation and Pembroke Crossings in Pembroke Pines.

Please join our mailing list to learn when authors are announced and tickets become available in 2018.

 

Join us in celebrating 30 years of Literary Feast! This vital community event has raised more than $3 million since it began in 1988 with its mission of supporting Broward County Library literacy programs to support literacy programs and services that enrich the entire community. Literary Feast begins at 6 p.m. with a gala Welcome Reception in the Panorama Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six hotel, complete with open bar, hors d'oeuvres, book sales and signings and an outstanding silent auction. At 7:30 p.m., guests depart for intimate dinners featuring an author hosted in private homes or upscale restaurants. Tickets start at $175; for an additional donation of $150, you will be guaranteed your first or second choice of literary dinners.

 

The 2018 featured authors will be announced in January.  Please enjoy reading who joined us in 2017.

 

Featured authors in 2017 were:

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong –  Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

Robert Olen Butler – Perfume River

Linda Fairstein –Killer Look

Herta Feely - Saving Phoebe Murrow

Heather Graham – A Perfect Obsession

Mark Greaney – Gunmetal Gray

Andrew Gross –The One Man

Yaa Gyasi – Homegoing: A novel

Dr. James Hamblin – If Our Bodies Could Talk

Sophie Hannah - Closed Casket

Debbie Macomber – If Not For You

Juan Martinez - Conviction: The Untold Story of Putting Jodi Arias Behind Bars

Joyce Maynard - Under the Influence

Lawrence Millman – At the End of the World

Gareth Russell – Young and Damned and Fair: The Life of Catherine Howard, Fifth Wife of King Henry VIII

Thomas Swick – The Joys of Travel: And Stories That Illuminate Them

Ronald C. White - American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant

 

If you are interested in donating a silent auction item for the 2018 Literary feast, please contact Shannon Severance at sseverance@bplfoundation.org.

 

To become a sponsor. please contact Jessica Triani at jtriani@bplfoundation.org.