Full Festival Program Schedule Announced

The final schedule for September 18th at the
New Providence Book Festival at the Salt Box Museum has been finalized:

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. Barr, Ann 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.

The 2021 Book Festival is ON!

After having to cancel last year’s festival because of Covid-19, we are pleased to announce the 2021 New Providence Book Festival will take place on Saturday, September 18, 2021, 9am – 3pm. We expect to make this our best festival yet!The festival will once again take place on the grounds of the Salt Box Museum, located at 1350 Springfield Avenue, New Providence, NJ. The rain date is Saturday, September 25th. Announcements of participating authors and speakers will be forthcoming.

Special Notice: Due to the economic difficulties experienced because of the pandemic, the festival has lost it sponsorship support. If anyone would like to make a small donation via PayPal to help alleviate the shortfall, those donations will be greatly appreciated. Click here to make a donation. Also, purchases of t-shirts, mugs or pins from Zazzle also contribute to the support of the festival.