MONTCLAIR, NJ - As part of Montclair Literary Festival's season of rich programming, they will bring together Jane Fonda and Chelsea Clinton to Fonda's book What Can I Do My Path from Climate Despair to Action today (Friday, December 4) at 8 pm (EST). A Q & A will follow.

In order to participate, guests are asked to register.The process is slightly different if you are using a phone or iPad and you may be prompted to download the Crowdcast app.

The event will be recorded and available to registered attendees only to view after the event ends via the same registration link.

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“We are thrilled to welcome actress, activist, author, and icon Ms. Fonda along with healthcare advocate and author Ms. Clinton to Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival kick-off event,” said Festival Director, Jacqueline Mroz. “It’s exciting to have such high-profile writers and activists speaking in Montclair.”

Tickets are $35 and include a copy of Jane Fonda's latest book, What Can I Do? My Path from Climate Despair to Action, entrance to the online event, and a $10 gift certificate for Amanti Vino in Montclair and Morristown (with a wine purchase of $30 or more, see ticket link for other terms and conditions). For $65 you also receive a copy of Hillary Rodham Clinton & Chelsea Clinton's The Book of Gutsy Women, and for $150, you receive signed copies of both books. Order your ticket(s) at

The 2020 Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival was to have taken place from March 25 to 29, 2020, with over 130 authors in more than 50 events and an expected audience of more than 3,500 people. With the outbreak of the pandemic, the festival day was postponed to September with headline authors, including Erik Larson, Colum McCann, Paul Krugman, Nicholas Kristof, Madeline Miller, Mo Rocca and others, presented as online events from May to July. On September 12, the free all-day festival was also held online. Most of these digital events can now be viewed on the festival’s YouTube channel [link].


The Festival is a program of Succeed2gether, a non-profit organization that addresses unequal access to educational resources by providing free, high-quality enrichment and academic programs to children in need from Essex County and surrounding New Jersey communities. Succeed2gether launched its Montclair Literary Festival in 2017 to promote literacy and reading for all, and to celebrate reading, literature, and Montclair’s vibrant and diverse literary scene. The Montclair Literary Festival raises funds and awareness for the work of Succeed2gether.

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