Simon & Schuster Announces AuthorFest with John Irving and Jason Reynolds on October 13

NEW YORK – Publisher Simon & Schuster (a sister company of Paramount Global) has announced the Fall lineup of AuthorFest, which brings conversations with famous authors to book festivals nationwide.

Bestselling authors John Irving and Jason Reynolds will participate in a conversation led by Simon & Schuster CEO Jonathan Karp.

Irving has just written “The Last Chairlift,” his first novel in seven years. Previous works by the author include “The World According to Garp” and “The Cider House Rules.”

Reynolds is the author of “Ain’t Burned All the Bright,” a unique blend of text and art for teens.

Readers are invited to learn more about AuthorFest and register for this special author event through their local book festival at

AuthorFest events are organized seasonally.

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