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Young Writers and Readers Community Program

Curated by Collected Works Bookstore, Raashan Ahmad, SFILF Community Program Director, and the Santa Fe Public Library

The YW&R Program is designed to encourage and inspire young readers and writers to engage with literature and develop their writing and reading skills. The program features a range of free youth-focused literary programs that will run concurrently at the Literary Festival.

Collected Works Bookstore will be hosting featured and local authors' book signings at our store in the Lobby throughout the weekend.

For additional Young Writers and Readers programming and full Literary Festival schedule please visit their website.

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Authors' Book Signings
at CW Festival Store in Lobby

Friday, May 19

7:55 PM Colum McCann


Saturday, May 20

9:10 AM Joan Halifax

10:00 AM Cheryl Alters Jamison

& Elizabeth Jacobson

10:40 AM Jennifer Egan & Alex Parsons

11:15 AM Joe Hayes & Alexandra Diaz


11:30 AM Michelle Otero, Hakim Bellamy,

Priyanka Kumar


12:10 PM Ed Yong & Sandra Blakeslee


3:10 PM Sally Denton, Michael McGarrity, David Treuer, Luis Alberto Urrea


4:40 PM Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Laila Lalami, Stanley Crawford, Lucy Lippard, Don Usner

Sunday, May 21

9:10 AM Natalie Goldberg


10:00 AM Jon Krakauer


10:40 AM Gillian Flynn 

11:30 AM Marin Sardy

 & Laura Furman


12:10 PM David Quammen & Doug Preston

3:10 PM Beth Macy, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Luis Alberto Urrea, Denise Chávez, Hampton Sides

4:40 PM Diana Gabaldon, Manuel Muñoz,

Namwali Serpell


4:55 PM Bettye Kearse

Young Writers and Readers Free

Community Program Schedule


Background Photo: Jack Parsons

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