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Pirates! Fact and Fiction with Katherine Howe

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ahoy, book lovers! Salem Lit Fest and Real Pirates Salem have joined forces for an event that only a scurvy dog would miss!
New York Times-bestselling author Katherine Howe will discuss her two latest books, A True Account: Hannah Masury’s Sojourn Amongst the Pyrates, Written by Herself (Nov. 2023) and The Penguin Book of Pirates (April 2024) in the Treasure Room of the Real Pirates Salem museum.
The gangway opens at 6pm for a tour of Real Pirates Salem, which includes the world’s only fully authenticated pirate treasure, discovered from a ship wrecked more than 300 years ago of off Cape Cod. Once ye get yer sea legs, we’ll gather ‘round in the museum’s Treasure Room for tales of tars and treachery with Katherine Howe!
6:00 p.m. Doors open for Real Pirates Tour
 7:00 p.m. Katherine Howe reading & signing
$25 Admission to Real Pirates and Katherine Howe event
       $15 Teens aged 14-17 (not recommended for children under 13)
Copies of Penguin Book of Pirates and A True Account
also available for pre-order!
Hardtack and Grog (refreshments) included


May 4
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm