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. 

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 inf 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 - LitLIVE ONLY NO DINNER


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


Literary Feast

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - Welcome Reception begins at  6:00 p.m.

Panorama Ballroom

Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six

2301 SE 17th Street Causeway, Fort Lauderdale


If you are interested in donating a silent auction item for the 2017 Literary feast, please click HERE to download the form.


To become a sponsor. please click HERE to download the sponsorship deck.