Saturday, August 12, 2017 / The Hamptons, NY

East Hampton Library’s AUTHOR'S NIGHT


Authors Night is a lavish fundraiser to benefit the East Hampton Library. All proceeds go directly to the Library. Beginning in 2005 with a handful of dinners and a few hundred attendees, it has grown to be the premier literary event of the Hamptons with 100 authors and more than 2,500 people in attendance.


Authors Book Signing Cocktail Reception from 5-7:30pm

Enjoy fabulous hors d’oeuvres and wine under the tent. Meet your favorite authors, buy their books and have them inscribed. The most recent titles for each author will be available for purchase at the event. Reception Tickets: $100; available at the door. Reception Location: Field at 4 Maidstone Lane, East Hampton village (across the street from Maidstone Tennis Club).


Dinner Parties begin at 8pm

You’re in for a wonderful surprise when you join the party at a lovely Hamptons home. You get to choose your party. Tickets: Dinner party tickets start at $300 (includes entry to book signing reception). Higher level dinner party tickets come with priority dinner party choices and other benefits.

Event Hashtag: #AuthorsNight


Event Radio Broadcast

Our radio partner WPPB 88.3 Peconic Public Broadcasting will be broadcasting live during the book signing reception with Bonnie Grice interviewing as many authors as she can during the event. Tune in on your way to the event. We will post links to recordings of the interviews following the event.


Founding Honorary Chair: Alec Baldwin.

2017 Honorary Co-Chairs: Hilaria Baldwin; Robert A. Caro; Dick Cavett; Peter Marino; Malcolm Nance; Jessica Seinfeld; Stephen Kennedy Smith; Elizabeth Vargas. Event Co-Chairs: Dennis Fabiszak; Sheila Rogers.


Ticket Sales:

Online ticket sales have ended. To purchase dinner tickets call Sheila Rogers 631-907-0106 or email

Book Signing Reception Tickets ($100 per person) may be purchased at the Library – Mon – Thurs: 9am – 7pm, Fri – Sat: 9am – 5pm & Sun: 1pm – 5pm

Reception Tickets will also be available at the guest entrance of the event Saturday, August 12th, beginning at 5pm.

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