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October 1-3, 2021The 15th annual Pebble Beach Authors & Ideas Festival will host more than 25 award-winningauthors and speakers, including authors of New York Times best-sellers, Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners,as well as virtually every prestigious literary award and much more.Please scroll down to see some of our past speakers,and the donors who made the 2020 Virtual Festival possible.VERY LIMITED SPONSOR LEVEL SEATS AVAILABLE. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR DETAILS.

2021 speakers will be announced by September 1, 2021.



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The success of the Festival and our Student Programs would not be possible without the ongoing support of our partners, sponsors, friends and supporters. We thank you for your generosity and invite you to let us know soon about your plans for 2021.

Cynthia and Jim McGillen, Founders

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