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 17, 2022 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.

2022 Program:

The final schedule of talks and readings has been set for the New Providence Book Festival on Saturday, September 17th. The talks will take place behind the Salt Box Museum at 1350 Springfield Avenue in New Providence, NJ 07974.

10:00 AM – Children’s Story Hour
Laura KaighnRabbit’s Tale and Other Rites of Passage
   ● Angela LaCarrubbaDancing with theTruth
   ● Lisa JacovskiLets talk!

11:00 AM – Mally Becker
“Divided We Stand: Portraying Revolutionary Morristown in Fiction”

12:00 Noon – Elissa Matthews
“How to Tell a Great Story”

1:00 PM – The Journey to Becoming an Author
Authors Michael Daigle, Sarajane Giere and Kal Uddin wil share their journeys to
becoming an author in a panel discussion.

2:00 PM – Janice Berliner
“Familial Implications of Genetic Disorders Examined Through the Lens of Fiction”

The following authors will be signing their books during the 9am-3pm event: J.R. Bale, D.M. Barr, Linda Barth, Mally Becker, Janice Berliner, Michelle Cameron, Michael Stephen Daigle, Ann Frommer, Kristina Garlick, Sarajane Giere, Lisa Jacovsky, Laura Kaighn, Tom Kranz, Angela LaCarrubba, Elissa Matthews, Andrea Stein & Kal Uddin.