Newburyport Literary Festival

A Celebration of Literature, Readers, and Writers • In-Person & Virtual Events • April 28–30, 2023

The 2023 Newburyport Literary Festival
April 28-30, 2023 • In-Person and Virtual Events
The 2023 Newburyport Literary Festival
We can’t wait to see you at Newburyport's Firehouse Center for the Arts for Opening Night, Friday, April 28th.
2023 Honoree Peter Orner

2023 Honoree

We’ll be kicking off the festival this year, with longtime friend and local author, Andre Dubus III, in conversation with 2023 festival honoree, Peter Orner.

Peter Orner—Director of Creative Writing at Dartmouth College and notable author of short stories, novels, and essays. His newest release, “Still No Word From You,” has been longlisted for the 2023 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay.

About the Festival

The Newburyport Literary Association, Inc. was founded in 2005.

Many individuals and organizations share the vision of the Newburyport Literary Festival. The NLF is especially grateful for the generous support of our founding sponsor, the Newburyport Bank Charitable Foundation and to all the other businesses and individuals who have made it possible for the festival to take root and flourish.

In case you missed any of our previous events…

Recordings of our past events are available via our YouTube Channel.

Please be sure to follow us on social media to hear about upcoming author interviews or panel discussions.

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