Amor Towles spoke on Sunday at the Performing Arts Center as part of Martha’s Vineyard Author Series. At the talk he described the history behind his novel The Lincoln Highway — and his approach to history when writing.

Former U.S. attorney general Eric Holder spoke with journalist Michele Norris as part of the Martha’s Vineyard Author Series. His new book is called Our Unfinished March.

As Eric Kim blew out birthday candles in the Chilmark Community Center last Thursday, he wasn't just celebrating himself. The 31-year-old cookbook author and New York Times journalist had only one person to thank for this moment: his mother.

The voice of singer Solomon Burke wailed and preached from the Chilmark Community Center rafters as the Martha’s Vineyard Author Series welcomed Peter Guralnick.

At the opening night of the Martha's Vineyard Author Series, Sen. Raphael Warnock spoke to a sold-out crowd about faith, politics and his new memoir A Way Out of No Way.


On Thursday evening, for its fourth and final event, the series turned its focus to the Black Lives Matter movement, bringing the national conversation to the Island stage.