Fall for the Book's twenty-third festival will run from October 14-31. Our virtual headliners include: book club sensation Brit Bennet, author of The Vanishing Half; Norwegian master of suspense, Jo Nesbø; poets extraordinaire Maggie Smith and Victoria Chang; Pulitzer Prize-winning environmental writer Elizabeth Kolbert.
Other virtual featured authors are true crime writer Dean Jobb, essayist Elissa Washuta, historical fiction writers Suzanne Feldman and Pam Jenoff, and many more. The 2021 festival will also feature the 4th annual Institute for Immigration Research New American Voices Award ceremony, featuring finalists Patricia Engel, Daisy Hernández, and Anthony Veasna So's editor at Ecco, Helen Atsma.
Festival events will be held on Crowdcast, YouTube, Soundcloud, and in-person at George Mason’s Fairfax campus. Find the full schedule with details at Fallforthebook.org.