Morristown Festival of Books is where book lovers and authors meet.
MFOB: A literary event for all
Created by and for people who love books, MFOB has become a destination event for authors and readers. Since its inception, the fest has established itself among the top book festivals nationwide, drawing thousands of annual attendees to enjoy:
In-person or live virtual talks by world-class authors
A diverse roster that has grown to more than 300 authors over the festival’s tenure
Proudly boasting multiple Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners, Newbury and Caldecott medalists, and New York Times bestselling fiction and non-fiction luminaries along with emerging voices across all genres
Unique engagement opportunities between readers and writers
Special events for children, teens, and YA fans of all ages
On Friday evening, there is a ticketed Keynote Event. Attendees will enjoy a presentation by a Keynote Speaker, followed by a short Q&A session.
On Saturday, the main Festival takes place from around 10am – 5pm. Authors will speak and hold Q&A sessions in our festival venues (see listing above). These author talks are free, no tickets required.
Following their talks, each author will proceed to the Vail Mansion lawn to sign books under the Book Tent. Books will be for sale throughout the day at the Book Tent on the lawn.
The Beauty of Dusk: An Evening with Frank Bruni
The Morristown Festival of Books is thrilled to welcome long-time New York Times columnist, bestselling author, and Duke University professor Frank Bruni as our 2022 Keynote Speaker.
Join us as Bruni discusses his lauded memoir, The Beauty of Dusk: On Vision Lost and Found, in an on-stage conversation with bestselling author and MSNBC news anchor Katy Tur.
Friday, October 7, 2022, 7:30pm, at Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC).