Meet New York Times bestselling author J. Courtney Sullivan at the 21st Annual Author Dinner Gala on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852. This after-hours event will feature an Irish theme.  

 Tickets are $65 per adult and includes dinner, author talk, book and signing.  Ticket may be purchased at the Borrower Services Desk in the Library or online. To purchase tickets online, and for more details about program advertisement, or sponsorship, please visit  or call 732-329-4000, ext. 7287.

Hosted by the South Brunswick Public Library Foundation.

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Author J. Courtney Sullivan is the author of the novels Commencement, Maine, The Engagements, and Saints For All Occasions. Maine was named a Best Book of the Year by Time magazine, and a Washington Post Notable Book for 2011. The Engagements was one of People Magazine’s Top Ten Books of 2013 and an Irish Times Best Book of the Year. It is soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon and distributed by Fox 2000, and it will be translated into 17 languages. Her latest novel, Saints For All Occasions, was named one of the 10 best books of the year by the Washington Post, a New York Times Critic’s Pick for 2017, and a New England Book Award nominee. A Massachusetts native, Courtney now lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, son, and dog.

Sullivan’s writing has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Chicago Tribune, New York Magazine, Elle, Glamour, Allure, Real Simple, and O: The Oprah Magazine, among many others. She is a co-editor, with Courtney Martin, of the essay anthology Click: When We Knew We Were Feminists. In 2017, she wrote the foreword to a new edition of one of her favorite children’s books, Anne of Green Gables, for Penguin Classics.