Our 30th annual Literary Sojourn festival of authors gathers Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023 at the Strings Pavilion in Steamboat Springs. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the program begins at 1 p.m.

Donor Early Sale Tickets for Literary Sojourn

  • $150 (includes $75 donation to Literary Sojourn)
  • On sale Thursday, June 15, 2023
  • 10:00 a.m. MDT
  • Quantities are limited.
  • Reserved seats are selected at the time of purchase. 8 tickets maximum, per purchase.
  • Tickets available online only.
  • How this works: In keeping with our tradition, we will offer the opportunity to purchase an early ticket in advance of the general public when you make a $75 donation AND purchase your $75 reserved seat in one transaction. Each early ticket requires a $75 donation. The individual who makes the donation payment will receive a letter of acknowledgement.

General Public Tickets for Literary Sojourn

  • $75.00
  • On sale Thursday, June 22, 2023
  • 10:00 a.m. MDT until sold out
  • Reserved seats are selected at the time of purchase. 8 tickets maximum, per purchase.
  • Tickets available online only.

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Premier seating is reserved in advance for Sponsors. Literary Sojourn is a nonprofit event, dependent upon the efforts of volunteers, generous sponsors and individual donors. Visit our Sojourn Donate page for information on becoming a sponsor.

Literary Sojourn Book Bag


Show off your Literary Sojourn love with a limited-edition book bag! 

Each bag is $15. Our special-edition book bags are available only by pre-order before Aug. 16.

We’ll have your bag (or bags!) waiting for you at the Strings Pavilion as the doors open at Literary Sojourn on Sept. 9….perfect to carry all the day’s book purchases from Off the Beaten Path’s pop-up Sojourn bookstore!

Our friends at Ohana are helping us celebrate Literary Sojourn’s 30th anniversary with a hand-printed, limited-edition book bag. Bringing books into their natural habitat, this custom design honors our glorious festival of authors in Steamboat Springs. The 100% cotton bag is petrol blue, and the design will be printed with white ink. It has a reinforced shoulder strap, a single large main compartment, and measures 16.5 x 16.5”.
Buy your bag(s) at the button below ($15 per bag), and we’ll have them printed and waiting for you at the Sojourn!

Planning to travel to Steamboat Springs for Literary Sojourn?

Gravity Haus is Literary Sojourn’s Official Lodging Sponsor, offering a special deal for Literary Sojourn attendees who want to stay just close to the festival at Steamboat Springs’ newest boutique hotel. This offer is available for booking only until August 7, 2023.
  • Wednesday-Thursday, Sept. 6-7: $169 per room/per night + taxes/resort fee
  • Friday-Sunday, Sept 8-10: $279 per room/per night + taxes/resort fee
Rates include free Wi-Fi, access to pool/hot tub, coffee & tea in the lobby, storage area and
daily parking for one vehicle.
To reserve your room, call the hotel at (970) 879-1730 and make sure to refer to Literary Sojourn to get your specially discounted rate. This rate cannot be booked online at this time.