Roaming their way through fiction, biography, history, memoir, music, and gardening, more than thirty acclaimed authors will gather to celebrate books at this year’s Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival.

Ward Just

The Oak Bluffs fireworks don’t just fall from the sky. They’re only possible because of the tireless work of the Oak Bluffs Firemen’s Civic Association (OBFCA), the fundraising arm of the Oak Bluffs Fire Department.

Geoff Currier

The Art of Fast Play: Solving Golf’s Maddening Problem of Slow Play; Godiva; and Alphabet Zooup.

The summer truly comes into swing in July, a month bursting with beach time and barbecues.

Simone McCarthy

The West Tisbury studio of Frank M. Rapoza is akin to a magical, nautical curiosity shop.

Elissa Lash

Coastal Inspirations: Drawing Beauty and Meaning from the Sea; The Caretaker; and Hitchhiking with Larry David.

May and June are the warm-up to summer on Martha’s Vineyard.

Alison L. Mead

Many books address local and seasonal foods with an emphasis on quality and freshness. Few offer insight into why supporting local farmers and fishermen is vital to our existence, including the history of where we have been and what lessons we’ve learned along the way.

Jan Buhrman