Dan’s Literary Festival was held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Guild Hall in East Hampton. A stellar lineup of readers, speakers and more as the winners were announced for the Dan’s Papers 6th Annual $10,000 Literary Prize Competition. This year’s gala included John Aldridge and Anthony Sosinski, the Montauk-based authors of the thrilling true story “A Speck in the Sea”, which will soon be a major feature film by the Weinstein Company. Nancy Atlas performed a breathtaking song she wrote after John was rescued. The event concluded with a special book signing with authors and light bites by Union Cantina and Southampton Social Club.