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Exeter LitFest 2025

  April 4 & 5

While you are waiting for 2025, take a look at our most recent event (2024) below. This has already passed. Most author events held at Exeter Town Hall, in New Hampshire.









Exeter Public Library Kick-Off Party  

 Jazz Concert Performance by Sharon Jones


                 SATURDAY  2024

1o to 11:30 am

Crime and Mystery Brunch

Sea Dog Restaurant

Tickets required





Our first family event! Held at the Exeter Public Library. 

The Curious Kid: Join acclaimed children's book authors Matt Tavares and Suzanne Slade in an exploration of children's non-fiction, curiosity, and learning about the world around us. Recommended for ages five and up, but the whole family is welcome!


1pm downstairs at the Exeter Town Hall

Ilyon Woo, author of Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom, in conversation with Courtney Marshall.


1pm upstairs at the Exeter Town Hall

Exeter High School student poets


2pm downstairs at the Exeter Town Hall

New England and the Fiction it Inspires featuring authors Katherine Howe, Caitlin Shetterly, and Adam White with moderator Amy Grace Loyd


2pm upstairs at the Exeter Town Hall

Poetry Reading Featuring Local Poets Michael Brosnan, Kristen Lindquist, and Chelsea Woodard with moderator Ralph Sneeden


3pm downstairs at the Exeter Town Hall

America Today Non-Fiction Panel featuring Matt Hongoltz-Hetling and Rachel Slade

with moderator Amanda Gokee


3pm upstairs at the Exeter Town Hall

How to Write a Children's Book featuring Marie Miller and Wickie Rowland with moderator Peg Aaronian 


4pm downstairs at the Exeter Town Hall

Keynote address and conversation with Andre Dubus III and moderator Matt Miller


Visit our annual book-swap table on the front steps of the town hall, in memory of Mary Lemist Titcomb, inventor of the Bookmobile and RFSeminary alum ! 


Exeter Town Hall 

Front Street

Exeter, New Hampshire, USA

Exeter LitFest is Always Free and Open to All

Exeter LitFest 2024 is dedicated to the late David Weber, one of our founding members

Last year's (2024) Keynote
Author Andre Dubus III

ExeterLitFest is a 501(c) 3, with an all-volunteer board. We value all the ways you support us—

Donations to ExeterLitFest are tax deductible.

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