Purchase Tickets

Purchase Tickets for these events at the  Montclair Literary Festival. All other events are free. Please bring a copy of your PayPal receipt–your name will be checked at the door, and you will receive a copy of your book at the event!


Born a Crime: The Daily Show host Trevor Noah discusses his critically acclaimed memoir of growing up in South Africa, with his editor Chris Jackson. Friday March 31, Montclair State University Memorial Auditorium.

Tickets: $40 including a copy of Born a Crime.  

12:30 pm Doors open.

1:15 pm Introduction.

1:30 – 2:30 pm Trevor Noah and Chris Jackson.

* Please arrive early to allow time for parking at the MSU Red Hawk Deck and to walk 10 minutes to the Auditorium. Disabled parking spaces are available.

** Bring your email PayPal receipt to confirm purchase and receive your book!



Cocktail Party with Festival Authors – Join us to Celebrate Montclair’s Literary Community!

Tickets: $50 including cocktails, wine, beer, local hard cider and hors d’oeuvres.

7.30 – 9.00 pm Saturday April 1, The Guild Room at First Congregational Church, 40 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair.

Paul Auster in Conversation 

Acclaimed author Paul Auster talks about his new, NJ-based, novel 4 3 2 1, “his greatest, most heartbreaking and satisfying novel – a sweeping and surprising story of birthright and possibility, of love and of life itself.”  The book is set in Newark, Montclair, West Orange, Millburn, Maplewood and other locales. Take a look at a Paul Auster’s recent NYTimes book review.

Paul Auster talk only: Tickets $50 including a copy of Paul Auster’s novel 4 3 2 1

6.30 – 7.30 pm Saturday April 1, The Sanctuary at First Congregational Church, 40 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair.