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The New Providence Book Festival is designed to celebrate the books, authors and readers of New Jersey. The Festival will take place on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 9 AM to 3 PM on the grounds of the Salt Box Museum, located at 1350 Springfield Avenue, near the center of New Providence, NJ.BFS21156874-SaltBox-800x

Authors will be available to sign their books, talk with readers and answer many literary questions.

In addition, the Salt Box Museum, an 18th century farmhouse, will be open to visitors, free of charge. Refreshments will be available on the grounds.

2021 Program:

The final schedule for September 18th at the New Providence Book Festival is announced:

10:00 AM – Children Story Hour
● Angela LaCarrubba, Dancing with the Truth
● Nadja Springer, The Big Adventures of a Little Tree
● JoAnn Jackovino, The Tale of Benjamin Bulldog: Be a Buddy, Not a Bully

11:00 AM – Nev March, Murder in Old Bombay
“Solving a Real-World Mystery: Our memories contain more than we know.”
Nev March will share how she took her fascination with an 1890s murder and turned
it into a mystery novel, Murder in Old Bombay. This made her the first Indian-born
writer to win the Mystery Writers of America Award for First Crime Novel.

12:00 Noon – Sarajane Giere, My Pilot
Sarajane Giere offers an intimate glimpse into the life of a military wife as she tells
how she brought the story of her fighter pilot husband, Bernie, to life in her memoir,
My Pilot.

1:00 PM – The Road to Becoming an Author
Authors D.M. BarrAnn Frommer & Charles Levin with share their journeys to authorship in a panel discussion.

All programs will take place on the grounds of the Salt Box Museum at 1350 Springfield Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974 on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Other authors will be on site, signing their books for avid readers.

The full list of signing authors includes: J.R. Bale, D.M. Barr, Linda Barth, Michael Daigle, Ann Frommer, Sarajane Giere, Renny Hodgskin, JoAnn Jackovino, Angela La Carrubba, Charles Levin, Neil MacNeill, Nev March, Elissa Matthews, Bob Mayers, Linda Raedisch and Nadja Springer.