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Brattleboro Literary Festival

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The 2017 Brattleboro Literary Festival will take place October 12 to 15. The Festival is a four-day celebration of those who read books, those who write books, and of the books themselves. Located in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont, the Festival includes readings, panel discussions, and special events, featuring emerging and established authors. 

Authors and presenters for Saturday, October 14:

9:30 to 10:45 am - Family event - Liza Ketchum - Robert H. Gibson River Garden

9:30 to 10:45 am - Carolyn Forché and David Tomas Martinez - First Baptist Church

9:30 to 10:45 am - David Samuel Levinson and Jacob Appel - 118 Elliot

9:30 to 10:45 am - Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina and Wendy Warren - Centre Church

11:00 am to 12:00 pm - Ron Powers – Centre Church

11:00 am to 12:15 pm - Steph Burt and Denise Duhamel - First Baptist Church

11:00 am to 12:15 pm - Hannah Tinti and John Freeman Gill - 118 Elliot

11:00 am to 12:15 pm - Write Action - Robert H. Gibson River Garden

12:30 to 1:45 pm - Bill Griffeth and Chris Child - Centre Church

12:30 to 1:45 pm - Major Jackson and Jill Bialosky - First Baptist Church

12:30 to 1:45 pm - Katherine Arden and Carmen Maria Machado – 118 Elliot

12:30 to 1:45 pm - Molly Booth – River Garden

2:00 to 3:15 pm - Claire Messud and Yoojin Grace Wuertz – Centre Church

2:00 to 3:00 pm - Michelle Burford – 118 Elliot

2:00 – 3:15 pm - Andrea Cohen and Gail Mazur - First Baptist Church                

3:30 to 4:30 pm - Richard Russo – Centre Church

3:30 to 4:45 pm - David Rivard and Maggie Dietz – First Baptist Church

4:00 to 5:15 pm - Literary Happy Hour – 118 Elliot

4:45 to 5:45 pm - Ruth Franklin – Brooks Memorial Library

5:15 to 6:30 pm - Short Stories - Jacob Appel, Carmen Maria Machado, Emma Smith Stevens, Hannah Tinti (with Tim Weed) – 118 Elliot

7:30 to 9:00 pm - Write Action open reading - Robert H. Gibson River Garden       

Cost: All events are free and open to the public!              

Contact: Brattleboro Literary Festival

Earlier Event: October 13
Howard Mansfield