Next Exeter LitFest:

March 31 &  April 1, 2023

at Exeter Town Hall


Thanks for your support of our fall fundraiser at The Word Barn!



2022 RECAP: Exeter LitFest 2022 was a trifecta of celebrations: the 200th birthday of Exeter-born abolitionist poet James Monroe Whitfield, a festive meeting of local authors and readers, and after a two-year hiatus, a return to an in-person gathering!

If you missed it, take a look at some of the Exeter Newsletter coverage or Youtube recordings here from WMUR or Exeter TV   -it would be great if you could share with your friends, too.

Thanks to all of you who joined us at the Exeter Town Hall and thanks to all our local supporters -- the panelists, the Water Street Bookstore, the Exeter Public Library, and especially Exeter’s three chocolate shops for their participation in our sold-out Friday night murder mystery fundraiser “Death by Chocolate.” Please thank them when you shop at Enna’s, the Chocolatier, and La Cascade du Chocolat.  

We’re already thinking about Exeter LitFest 2023 and how to top this year’s tantalizing mix of poets and podcasters, writers and ghost writers, books and book-themed booze. (Sorry if you missed that part!) Pencil us in for the first weekend in April 2023, and sign up for our email list for updates.

ExeterLitFest is a 501(c) 3, with an all-volunteer board, that was formed two years ago. We value all the ways you support us—participation in our events and your financial support. Donations to ExeterLitFest are tax deductible, and can be made online through our secure systems here


In Exeter right now? Take a Literary Walking Tour!

(self-paced with the IZI app)

Exeter LitFest is also proud to present two walking tours of literary Exeter, (and an exclusive database of Exeter authors) all which can be downloaded in pdf form on our resources page. One walking tour can be also enjoyed on your smart phone by downloading the app and searching for "Exeter LitFest Walking Tour" - enjoy this audio tour at your own pace.


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