About the Event

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 over 100 authors and more than 1,000 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.

Tickets: $100; available at the door.

Dinner Parties begin @ 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.

Click here to view dinner party choices.


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Founding Honorary Co-Chairs
Alec Baldwin
Barbara Goldsmith

Honorary Co-Chair
Robert A. Caro

Event Co-Chairs
Dennis Fabiszak
Sheila Rogers

Author’s Reception Chair
Patti Kenner

Event Committee Co-Chairs
Diana Dayton Deichert
Maureen Egen
Jenny Mulligan

Event Committee
Sue Avedon
Ann W. Chapman
Sandra Crystal
Sara Davison
Rob Deichert
Amy Eller
Stuart Epstein
Patti Ferrin
Isabel Furlaud
Emmie Greene
Sam Hankin
Gillian Harding

Event Committee
Valerie Heller
Judith Hope
Rona Klopman
Keri Lamparter
Gail Parker
Celia Paul
Stephen Rosen
Janet Ross
Amy Levin Schaeffer
Deborah Walter
Arleen West