Sonoma Valley Authors Festival

  • April 28, 2023
  • From: 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM


It’s a celebration of writers and readers, and the perfect blend of incredible food, local wine and world-class literature. In the heart of California’s breathtaking wine region, the 2022 Sonoma Valley Authors Festival is an opportunity to connect and engage with exceptional authors and remarkable thought leaders who are changing the world.

Designed to “Stimulate the Minds and Nurture the Souls of Readers,” join us for the 5th Annual event at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, August 26-28. Offering a fantastic lineup of authors and speakers in a beautiful and serene setting, the curated and exclusive event is limited to 400 guests who enjoy extraordinary literary and cultural content, and are committed to lifelong learning.

The intimate, in-person 3-day lecture series promises timely and diverse literary genres presented in a “TED-talk” style format. This year’s festival features 20+ authors, speakers and moderators including Amor Towles, Tracy K. Smith, Amor Towles, Mary Roach, Desmond Shum, Manoush Zomorodi, Jeffrey Brown and more.

Visit to reserve your pass and get more information about planning your stay.

Let the magic begin…