Amelia Island Book Festival Gala

Featuring New York Times Best-Selling & Award-Winning Authors 

Thank you to all who attended the 2020 Gala Dinner -- a splendid time with these most talented and entertaining authors. Please join us again for the 2021 Festival!


Friday, February 14

6:00 - 10:00 pm


Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, 39 Beach Lagoon Road, Amelia Island

6 - 7 pm | Author Open-Bar Cocktail Reception

7 - 10 pm | Dinner, Presentation and Auction

On this night we welcome literary stars to our island, for an elegant evening of fine food, entertainment.
Meet in person these distingushed authors

David Baldacci, NYT best-seller and AIBF Honorary Chair

Sandra Brown, NYT best-seller and author of 75 novels
Kathy Reichs, best-selling author and forensic anthropologist

Sharon Robinson, acclaimed author and daughter of Jackie Robinson

Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella, best-selling mother/daughter co-authors

Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the best-selling book Hidden Figures

Presenting Sponsor: William Amos, Sr. Foundation

Gold Sponsor: Rayonier

Silver Sponsors: Bank of America – Merrill Lynch  /  Paul & Kathleen Bosland
Ron & Dorothy Cheeley – Pfizer Pharmaceutical  /  Sylvia Derrick

Bronze Sponsor: The Salty Pelican