Festival of Authors

Literary Sojourn is an annual festival of authors and readers celebrating the power of the book. Each fall, an esteemed slate of authors and 500 book lovers from all over the country gather in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Together they revel in the written word, fueled by award-winning writers who share the stories and inspiration behind their exceptional books.

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Lily King

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Mary Doria Russell

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Richard Russo

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Jim Shepard

Master of Ceremonies

“I loved being here in my community of readers and writers. I need to be inspired and re-inspired constantly by other authors, reminding me it is possible to do this task we do.”
— Maxine Hong Kingston

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