Martha's Vineyard Author Series

Author Series Finale Turns to Black Lives Matter Movement

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.

Author Series Panelists Set Bar High in Supreme Court Talk

It was all things Supreme Court during a debate-style panel as part of the latest event in the 2020 Martha’s Vineyard Author Series.

Holding Hands With History

When award-winning author Erik Larson sets out to write historical nonfiction, he allows the characters to be his guide.

Author Series Opens to Virtual Acclaim

On Thursday evening, Sarah Broom addressed a crowd of 558 virtual participants to discuss her memoir The Yellow House at the opening event to this summer’s Martha’s Vineyard Author Series.

Author Series Stays the Course With Virtual Events

Holding true to tradition, the Martha’s Vineyard Author Series is set to kick-off its biennial programming on July 30, however this summer the event will take place virtually.

When Freedom Is Never Assured

It’s hard to hang up on someone in a satisfying way with a cell phone. That’s why Tayari Jones, author of An American Marriage, has an old rotary phone at her house.

For Cecile Richards, Making Trouble Is in the Genes

On Sunday evening Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Chilmark Community Center as part of the Martha’s Vineyard Author Series.