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Celebrate the Literary Arts!
Lit Talks, CT Anthology & Annual Literary Carnival

Writers and Readers return to Real Art Ways for our FREE on-ground festival on October 22-23, 2021.

Location: 56 Arbor Street, Hartford, CT

October 22: CT Anthology Release Party
Reception 6 pm. Readings 7 pm.

October 23: Festival Doors Open 10 am to 6 pm.
Find the schedule, map, and participating authors under the Festival tab.


Proof of Vaccination or Negative Covid-19 Test Result

is required to Enter the Festival.

Mask Up and Enjoy.


Documentation For Entry:

Original CDC Vaccination Card or Photocopy or digital scan
Vaccine final shots must be completed 14 days prior to Oct. 22, 2021
A negative COVID-19 test was taken within the last 72 hours
Original Printed Negative Result or Photocopy of Negative Result.
Photo ID
We provide masks for any who might not have them. As of 8/11, the Mayor of Hartford has instituted a mask mandate, along with other directives for public spaces, and we are following his lead. All visitors must wear masks.
Children Under 12
Children under 12 must wear a mask at all times.

2021 CT Literary Anthology

Purchase the 2021 Anthology today!


Check Out

The 2021 CT Book Awards Winners!

Festival Map
2021 Festival Map
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2021 Festival Sponsors

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