Making Meaning With Language

Author Percival Everett, whose new book James came out earlier this year, will be at the Performing Arts Center Sunday as part of the Martha's Vineyard Author Series.

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For Amor Towles, Love of Writing Began in First Grade

Author Amor Towles compares writing a short story to sitting next to a couple fighting loudly at a restaurant.

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Finding Hope in the Age of Grievance

Frank Bruni opened up the 2024 Martha’s Vineyard Author Series, talking about his new book The Age of Grievance, and being interviewed by NPR political correspondent Mara Liasson.

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Where Authors Step Off the Page

Variety is the core theme of the Martha’s Vineyard Author Series this year. The series kicks off on July 11, with Frank Bruni talking about his book, The Age of Grievance.

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For Amor Towles, Characters Represent History

Amor Towles spoke on Sunday at the Performing Arts Center as part of Martha’s Vineyard Author Series. At the talk he described the history behind his novel The Lincoln Highway — and his approach to history when writing.

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Holder Discusses Ongoing Battle for Voting Rights at Vineyard Author Series

Former U.S. attorney general Eric Holder spoke with journalist Michele Norris as part of the Martha’s Vineyard Author Series. His new book is called Our Unfinished March.

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Kim Places Personality Over Authenticity in Korean American Cookbook

As Eric Kim blew out birthday candles in the Chilmark Community Center last Thursday, he wasn't just celebrating himself. The 31-year-old cookbook author and New York Times journalist had only one person to thank for this moment: his mother.

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From Hemingway to Howlin' Wolf With Peter Guralnick

The voice of singer Solomon Burke wailed and preached from the Chilmark Community Center rafters as the Martha’s Vineyard Author Series welcomed Peter Guralnick.

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Keeping the Faith for Democracy

At the opening night of the Martha's Vineyard Author Series, Sen. Raphael Warnock spoke to a sold-out crowd about faith, politics and his new memoir A Way Out of No Way.

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Author Series Finale Turns to Black Lives Matter Movement
Maia Coleman

On Thursday evening, for its fourth and final event, the series turned its focus to the Black Lives Matter movement, bringing the national conversation to the Island stage.

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