Martha’s Vineyard Author Lecture Series features a series of evening lectures, readings and panel discussions throughout the summer, with nationally acclaimed authors speaking about their newly published work.

Presented by the Chilmark Community Center in partnership with Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, the series offers something for book lovers of all tastes. Authors include Ron Suskind, Gail Sheehy, the Beekman Boys (Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge), Andre Dubus III, Richard Hoffman and Katie Hafner, as well as Vineyarders Alan Dershowitz, Ward Just, Richard North Patterson and a special event featuring Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Sheldon Hackney with Charlayne Hunter-Gault moderating the discussion.

Featured books are available for purchase and there will be author signing at all events. By purchasing books in advance with admission tickets, participants receive a reduced admission rate.

Tickets are available at, Bunch of Grapes Bookstore and the Chilmark Community Center from 9 a.m. to noon. All books purchased in advance will be available for pick up at the Chilmark Community Center on the evening of the event.

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