Meghan O’Rourke, award-winning poet, nonfiction writer, and acclaimed editor, is the author of the poetry collections Sun In Days, Once, and Halflife, as well as the memoirs The Invisible Kingdom and The Long Goodbye.

Published Works

The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness
Sun In Days


Finding the Light: Bestsellers Panel

March 24, 2023 7:30PM – 8:30PM
Ticketed Event

Three NYT bestselling authors with new books—Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Meghan O’Rourke, and Matthew Quick—share what it means to find the light.


Bestsellers and Best Cellars Reception

March 24, 2023 6PM – 7:15PM
Ticketed Event

Join the night’s bestselling authors and enjoy a curated selection of wines and a featured cocktail, inspired by this year’s Festival books.

The Invisible Kingdom by Meghan O'RourkeEvent

Fifth Annual Carol Troxell Reader: Meghan O’Rourke

March 25, 2023 12PM – 1PM

Meghan O’Rourke’s new book “The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness” blends an account of her own medical journey with a broad view of the history and current state of long-term maladies.

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