On Saturday, Oct. 12, The Morristown Festival of Books, the state’s largest book festival, returns for its sixth year with over 50 acclaimed authors. This year’s line-up includes Kwame Alexander, Katherine Arden, Rick Atkinson, Sarah Blake, Meg Cabot, Ben Coes, Chris Grabenstein, Jean Kwok, Madeline Miller, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Téa Obreht, and a family-friendly Star Wars panel featuring Jason Fry, Chuck Wendig and the 501st Legion.

“This is our sixth year, and each year we’ve had bigger crowds,” says Festival Director Rachel Barry. “We’re also very fortunate to have the support of so many area educators who volunteer all year long on the festival from programming to marketing and beyond.”

Kicking off this year’s festival is a ticketed keynote event on Friday, Oct. 11 with New York Times best-selling author and former U.S. Attorney
Preet Bharara.

For the full festival schedule, visit morristownbooks.org. Attendees are encouraged to come spend the day in downtown Morristown listening to panels.

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