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.

Photo Credit: Isabelle Selby

Anthony Doerr

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Curtis Sittenfeld

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Emily St. John Mandel

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Colm Tóibín

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Daniel Woodrell

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Karen Joy Fowler

Master of Ceremonies

“The mountain air, the readers, the volunteers, the sheer hospitality of the locals, and the overall sense of purpose all conspire to make it an important literary event.”
— Colum McCann

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