NOTE: Festival registration includes all of these events at no extra cost. Ticket links are for community members who would like to attend these events apart from full Festival registration.

Individual tickets for the evening plenary lectures are available online through the Calvin University Box Office. Evening plenary tickets will also be available for purchase in person from the Box Office located in Van Noord Arena one hour prior to the start of the event. Please note that the Calvin Box Office only accepts credit and debit cards.    

 


 

Opening Plenary with Mitali Perkins and Rebecca Sheir

Thursday, April 11th at 12pm
Van Noord Arena at Calvin University

Join us as we kick off the 2024 Festival of Faith & Writing! This celebratory free event featuring YA author Mitali Perkins and children’s podcast host Rebecca Sheir (Circle Round) is perfect for all ages.

Reserve your free tickets here.


 

Evening Plenary Ticket Package

April 11, 12, & 13 at 5:30pm
Van Noord Arena at Calvin University

Planning to attend all three evening plenary sessions?  Purchase a ticket package and receive discounted admission to each of the three evening plenary sessions.

Tickets: General Admission, $25

Purchase your ticket package here.  


 

Evening Plenary with Tracy K. Smith

Thursday, April 11th at 5:30pm
Van Noord Arena at Calvin University

Join us for an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, memoirist, editor, translator, and librettist Tracy K. Smith, with a book signing to follow.

Tickets: General Admission, $10

Purchase your tickets here.


 

Evening Plenary with Yaa Gyasi

Friday, April 12th at 5:30pm
Van Noord Arena at Calvin University

Join us for a conversation with novelist Yaa Gyasi, author of Homegoing and Transcendent Kingdom, with a book signing to follow. 

Tickets: General Admission, $10

Purchase your tickets here.


 

Evening Plenary with Anthony Doerr

Saturday, April 13th at 5:30pm
Van Noord Arena at Calvin University

Join us for an evening with Pulitzer-prize winning author Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See and Cloud Cuckoo Land, with a book signing to follow.

Tickets: General Admission, $10

Purchase your tickets here.