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9th Annual Literary Festival! Saturday, May 20th, 2017


The Merritt Bookstore is proud to be part of the 9th annual Millbrook Literary Festival.


The Millbrook Literary Festival began in 2008, inspired by Merritt Bookstore founder Scott Meyer, who sought to engage the local community, share his love of books and encourage writers.


Every year, the Festival features nationally recognized authors and promotes our talented local and regional writers, with panels that are accessible and interesting to all ages. This year’s festival will present many timely, thought-provoking, and thoroughly entertaining authors and illustrators participating in panel discussions, readings, and signings throughout the day at the Millbrook Library on Franklin Avenue. Whether we prefer printed books, ebooks, or audiobooks, reading is not something we do strictly in isolation. The Millbrook Literary Festival brings together a vibrant community of readers and writers to discuss how what we read — in history, culture, science, politics, etc. — relates to our everyday lives.


Hundreds of people attend the Festival every year, filling the restaurants and local businesses with visitors from neighboring towns, New York City and from all over New England and upstate New York.  Together we celebrate the joy of reading and attract new people to the wonderful world of the written word.


If you are an author and are interested in participating, click here!

2017 Authors Include...

Min Jin Lee

Evan Pritchard
Gail Carson Levine
Suzanne LaFleur
Caron Levis
Elaine Khosroova
Roselee Blooston
Clark Worswick
Jo Pitkiin
Susannah Leonard Hill

Pre-Festival Kick Off Wednesday, May 17th...
Dani Shapiro
Elisha Cooper