Early Bird All-Session Access Pass

Fri, Nov 1 at 8am - Sun, Nov 10 at 8pm

Early Bird All-Session Access Pass
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With a Charleston Literary Festival All-Session Access Pass, you gain access to all 30+ author sessions that will take place during Charleston Literary Festival from November 1st to 10th in Dock Street Theatre. Thanks to the ease of the Charleston Literary Festival All-Session Access Pass, you can beat the crowds, catch every session, and meet your favorite authors thanks to book signings after almost every event. 

❗️A restricted number of Early Bird All-Session Access Passes for 2024 are available for a limited time only. We encourage you to move quickly as the All-Session Access Passes sell out every year.

The following authors are among the world-class speakers featuring at Charleston Literary Festival 2024 this year:

  • Nikki Giovanni, Collected Works, presented in partnership with Charleston's International African American Museum 
  • Colm Tóibín, Long Island, Oprah's Book Club Pick 2024
  • Jayne Anne Phillips, Night Watch, Pulitzer Prize Winner Fiction 2024
  • Ilyon Woo, Master Slave Husband Wife, Pulitzer Prize Winner Biography 2024
  • Paul Murray, The Bee Sting, Booker Prize Nominee 2023
  • Eddie Glaude, We Are The Leaders We Have Been Looking For, New York Times Bestselling Writer
  • James Shapiro, The Playbook, New York Times Bestselling Writer
  • Catherine Lacey, Biography of X, Winner of the 2023 Brooklyn Library Prize
  • Lottie Hazell, Piglet, in conversation with Emmeline Clein, author of Dead Weight. 
  • Claire Messud, This Strange Eventful History, New York Times Bestselling Writer
  • Attica Locke, Guide Me Home, New York Times Bestselling Writer
  • Marie Arana, Latinoland, National Book Award Finalist
  • Charan Ranganath, Why We Remember, New York Times Bestselling Writer

Please note: The above authors represent a preview of the 2024 line-up. The full Charleston Literary Festival schedule, featuring over 35 authors and speakers, will be announced on September 5th, 2024. The All-Session Access Pass includes entry to all Charleston Literary Festival 2024 author sessions from November 1-10 only. Food and drink is available for purchase at Dock Street Theatre concessions. Any additional events outside of the 10-day Festival period are not included. Tickets to the fundraising Literary Feast Gala on November 1st at Festival Hall must be purchased separately.

Many Festival events are filmed and recorded for archival and research purposes, and occasionally for further distribution, such as promotional opportunities, on our website, and for network television. The films might sometimes include recognizable shots of members of the audience and/or interviews with patrons before or after the live events. Purchase of this ticket implies your permission to be filmed.

Dock Street Theatre

135 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401