2021 Festival Events

Past events are still available for viewing. Find the schedule at the bottom of this page.

Pre-Festival Release
Fall for the Book Podcast feat. Chris Stuck & Sandra Beasley

Tuesday, September 7th, 10 a.m. via Soundcloud & Spotify

Heather Young - Podcast

Pre-Festival Release
Fall for the Book Podcast feat. Heather Young

Tuesday, September 21st, 10 a.m. via Soundcloud & Spotify

Pre-Festival Release
Fall for the Book Podcast feat. Jesse DeLong & Beth Gilstrap

Tuesday, October 5th, 10 a.m. via Soundcloud & Spotify

MFA Alumni Celebration

Festival Preview Event
Mason MFA Alumni Celebration

Thursday, October 7th, 7:30 p.m. In-person & via Crowdcast

The Beck Environmental Lecture with Elizabeth Kolbert

Thursday, October 14th, 7 p.m. via Crowdcast

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The Grand Game, Then and Now

Friday, October 15th, 12 pm via Crowdcast

New American Voices Award Ceremony

Friday, October 15, 7 pm via Crowdcast

Tom Angleberger Event

Design Your Own Mini Golf Hole with DJ Funkyfoot!

Saturday, October 16, 12 pm via YouTube

Fall for the Book Podcast feat. Richard Washer & The Rose Theatre Actors

Monday, October 18, 10 am via Soundcloud

Bring Your Best Friend

Monday, October 18, 12 pm via Crowdcast

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Conjuring the Past: Artifacts of Memory

Monday, October 18, 7 pm via Crowdcast

Our Haunted Pasts

Our Haunted Pasts

Tuesday, October 19, 7 pm via YouTube

The Exponential Age

The Exponential Age: Big Tech & Us

Wednesday, October 20, 11 am via Crowdcast

Around the world in five novels

Around the World In Five Novels

Wednesday, October 20, 7 pm via YouTube

Brit Bennett

A Conversation with Brit Bennett

Thursday, October 21, 7 pm via Crowdcast

The New Border Wars

Friday, October 22, 12 pm via Crowdcast

Serving Up Some Love

Friday, October 22, 7 pm via YouTube

Voices from the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War graphic

Partner Event: Voices from the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War

Saturday, October 23, 7pm in person

This is What America Looks like - Fall for the Book Podcast

Monday, October 25, 10 am via Soundcloud

Finding Hope As a Teen Mom

Monday, October 25, 1:30 pm via Crowdcast

Dean Jobb

The Hunt for a Victorian Serial Killer

Monday, October 25, 7 pm via Crowdcast

Maggie Smith and Victoria Chang

Maggie Smith & Victoria Chang in Conversation

Tuesday, October 26, 7 pm via Crowdcast

Breaking the Victorian Glass Ceiling

Breaking the Victorian Glass Ceiling

Wednesday, October 27, 12 pm via Crowdcast

The Global Prison Paradox: Raphael Rowe & David Skarbek in Conversation

Wednesday, October 27, 7 pm via YouTube

Jo Nesbo Event

Murder & Mayhem with Jo Nesbø

Thursday, October 28, 7 pm via Crowdcast

Sisters in War: Historical Fiction

Friday, October 29, 12 pm via Crowdcast

Tales of Terror

Friday, October 29, 7 pm via YouTube

Extreme Thrills

For the Thrill of it All

Saturday, October 30, 12 pm via YouTube

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Ethel Rohan - Fall for the Book Podcast

Monday, November 1, 10 am via Soundcloud

Past Events

Events are recorded and still available for you to view. Click “View Event” to get started.

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