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A GATHERING OF AUTHORS AND READERS

Save the date for
SEPTEMBER 9, 2023 FOR OUR 30th LITERARY SOJOURN!

Thank you to our avid fans, generous sponsors and incredible authors
for an outstanding 2022 festival!

 

Strings Pavilion | Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Omar El Akkad

Omar El Akkad is an author and a journalist. His second novel, What Strange Paradise, won the Scotiabank Giller prize for 2021. In the Washington Post, Ron Charles calls it, “Riveting…Nothing I’ve read before…

Jason Mott

Jason Mott’s fourth novel, Hell Of A Book, won the 2021 National Book Award for fiction. It’s a story that goes to the heart of racism, police violence and the hidden costs exacted upon Black Americans…

Gary Shteyngart

Russian-born author Gary Shteyngart wins over readers and audiences with his blistering humor, his satirical takedowns of contemporary society, and his compassionate examination of modern love and loss…

Ausma Zehanat Khan

Claire Vaye Watkins’ new novel is I Love You but I’ve Chosen Darkness, a darkly funny, soul-rending novel of love in an epoch of collapse—one woman’s furious revisiting of family, marriage, work, sex and motherhood…

Karen Joy Fowler, MC

Claire Vaye Watkins’ new novel is I Love You but I’ve Chosen Darkness, a darkly funny, soul-rending novel of love in an epoch of collapse—one woman’s furious revisiting of family, marriage, work, sex and motherhood…

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 550 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.

 

Literary Sojourn is a nonprofit author and reader festival presented by the Bud Werner Memorial Library in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Founded in 1993 with a mission to bring noteworthy authors to our mountain community and promote and inspire the reading of exceptional literature, Literary Sojourn is the oldest and most anticipated literary festival in the Rocky Mountains.

 

The Program

Saturday, September 10, 2022  |  Strings Pavilion

11 am | Box office opens
12 pm | Bookstore & cash bar open
12:30 pm | Doors open
1 – 1:40 pm | Karen Joy Fowler, MC
1:40-2:15 pm | Gary Shteyngart
2:15-3:05 pm | Break & Yampavore snacks
3:05-3:40 pm | Omar El Akkad
3:40-4:15 pm | Ausma Zehanat Khan
4:15-4:45 pm | Break
4:45-5:30 pm | Jason Mott
5:30-6 pm | Book signing & cash bar

Thank you to our event sponsors:

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