2022 Milford Readers & Writers Festival

2022 Milford Readers & Writers Festival

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$35 – $5,000

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Historic Milford Theater

114 East Catharine St

Milford, PA 18337

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No Refunds

Pick up for Passes and Tickets Available Starting Fri 9/16 at 5 pm and Sat 9/17 at 9 am at St Patrick's Hall, 111 E High St, Milford, PA

About this event

Readers. Writers. Conversation.

SEPTEMBER 16th, 17th and 18th, 2022

The 5th Annual IN PERSON Milford Readers and Writers Festival aims to inspire and ignite conversations between people who love to read books and people who write them.

The Main Stage (Milford Theater) schedule (below) comprise the ticketed program. Other free programs with many authors will be held all over Milford; please see www.milfordreadersandwriters.com for details.

Festival passes are now available for purchase. Single tickets to individual session will be available at a later date.

Festival passes allow access to all Festival events, as well as the private Authors' Reception held on Saturday evening.


(Milford Theater)


Friday September 16, 2022


7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Gin Game


Len Cariou, CBS TV series Blue Bloods and

Heather Summerhayes Cariou



Saturday September 17, 2022


10:00 AM TO 11:15 AM

What is American Food, Historian and author Paul Freedman, with Richard Morais, author of The 100 Foot Journey


11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Books You May Never Get to Read – Author Cancellations and Book Banning, with Regina Brooks, Jamie Raab, Brooke Warner & James Kirchick


2:15 pm to 3:30 pm

Writing About Rock & Roll, moderated by Bob Guccione, Jr., creator and publisher of Spin Magazine, with James Greer & Sheila Weller


3:45 PM TO 5:00 PM

A Conversation with Nelson DeMille and Alex DeMille, moderated by Steve Rubin, top publisher



Authors' Reception at St. Patrick's Hall follows the last session for Festival Pass Holders ONLY


For further details or information on many other programs--all free of charge--please go to www.milfordreadersandwriters.com.


Do I need to show proof of vaccination and wear a mask?

Proof of vaccination is required and wearing a mask is encouraged.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Festival passes purchased online can be picked up at registration in St Patrick's Church Hall on E High St. in Milford. Festival passes allow access to all Festival events.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Milford is located 70 miles from New York City, right where the states of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey meet. There is frequent bus service to Milford from the Port Authority in New York City and Metro North trains go to Port Jervis, New York, which is eight miles from Milford.  Cab services are available to meet train passengers.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

The theater does not allow any outside food or beverages and the festival is a smoke-free event.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email PikeArtworks@gmail.com

Will the featured authors sign books?

Yes, there will be scheduled book signings with the Main Stage authors, as well as many more who will be participating in other aspects of the Festival's program.  A "pop-up" bookstore will be operating during the Festival.

Where can I stay overnight?

There are a number of great lodging options in Milford that can be found at milfordpa.us

What else is there to do in Milford?

Milford is a classic American small town, the Pike County, PA, seat and the north gate to the 70,000-acre Delaware Water Gap National Park.  About 75% of Milford comprises a National Historic District with great architecture, attractive boutiques, galleries and specialty shops.  Heritage attractions include Grey Towers National Historic Site, the Pike County Historical Society's Columns Museum, with its famous collection of Lincolnalia, and more. Raymondskill Falls, the tallest waterfall in Pennsylvania, is three miles from Milford village.

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