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Hanna Pylväinen

Hanna Pylväinen’s latest novel, The End of Drum-Time, is an epic love story about a young reindeer herder and a minister’s daughter in the nineteenth century Arctic Circle, and it was a finalist for the 2023 National Book Award.

Ben Fountain

Ben Fountain is an attorney turned award-winning essayist and author. Devil Makes Three is his brilliant and propulsive new novel about greed, power, geopolitical intrigue, and American complicity in Haiti.

Laura Pritchett

Laura Pritchett is the author of seven novels and winner of the PEN USA Award for Fiction, the Milkweed National Fiction Prize, the WILLA, the High Plains Book Award, and several Colorado Book Awards.

Julia Phillips

Julia Phillips is the bestselling author of Disappearing Earth, a finalist for the National Book Award and one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year, and the new novel Bear, publishing in June 2024.

Andre Dubus III,
Master of Ceremonies

New York Times bestselling author Andre Dubus III returns to Literary Sojourn as Master of Ceremonies, sharing his new memoir, Ghost Dogs: On Killers and Kin, a reflection on a life of challenges, contradictions and fulfillments.

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 7, 2024  |  Strings Pavilion

1-6 p.m.
Schedule TBA in late summer 2024



Thank you to our event sponsors:

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Off The Beaten Path Bookstore logo
Gravity Haus logo
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Yampa Valley Kitchen logo
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