Monday, October 23, 2017

Savannah Book Festival to feature Diana Gabaldon, Lisa Ko, and Jodi Picoult as headlining authors

Posted By on Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 2:42 PM

The Savannah Book Festival have announced the headlining authors for the 2018 Festival, running Feb. 15 - 18, 2018 at locations throughout downtown Savannah.

The 2018 headlining authors include the Opening Address with Diana Gabaldon, the award-winning New York Times bestselling novelist of the Outlander series, which was recently made into a series on Starz. Lisa Ko, whose debut novel, The Leavers, is a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award, will give the Festival’s Keynote Address. Closing the Festival is Jodi Picoult, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty-four novels, including Nineteen Minutes, My Sister’s Keeper, and Plain Truth.

Tickets for these events are $20 and go on sale to the public at 10 am on January 10, 2018.

In addition to the headliners, there will be 40 free and open-to-the-public author presentations during the Main Festival Day on Feb. 17, 2018. To learn more about the Festival, visit the website or follow on Facebook.

OPENING ADDRESS
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Diana Gabaldon
6 p.m. Trustees Theater

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Friday, February 16, 2018
Lisa Ko
6 p.m. Trustees Theater

CLOSING ADDRESS
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Jodi Picoult
2 p.m. Trustees Theater
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