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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 Sunday, October 15:

10:00 to 11:00 am - Tanya Stone – 118 Elliot

10:00 to 11:00 am - Joyce Maynard - Brooks Memorial Library

10:00 to 11:15 am -  Crystal King and Olivia Kate Cerrone - Robert H. Gibson River Garden

10:00 to 11:15 am - Vermont Voices - Dede Cummings and April Ossman – Brooks Library Upstairs

11:15 am to 12:30 pm - James Dodson and Tom Callahan - Brooks Memorial Library  

11:15 am to 12:30 pm - Words in Translation - Allison Markin Powell, Maria José Gimènez, Jeremy Tiang (with John Freeman) – 118 Elliot

11:30 am to 12:45 pm - Vermont Voices - Ben Pease and Alison Prine - Brooks Library Upstairs   

11:30 am to 12:45 pm - Min Jin Lee and Bill Goldstein in conversation - Robert H. Gibson River Garden                             

12:45 to 2:00 pm - Julia Foulkes – 118 Elliot

1:00 to 2:15 pm – Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich and Helene Stapinski - Brooks Memorial Library                                                    

1:00 to 2:15 pm - Courtney Maum and Emma Smith Stevens - Robert H. Gibson River Garden

1:15 to 2:15 pm - Charles Simic – Centre Church

2:15 to 3:30 pm - Freeman’s Home - John Freeman, Emily Raboteau, and Kerri Arsenault – 118 Elliot

2:30 to 3:45 pm - John Freeman and Nicole Sealey – Centre Church

2:30 to 3:45 pm - Ruth Franklin and Nina Sankovitch - Brooks Memorial Library           

2:30 to 3:45 pm - Anna Noyes and Victoria Redel - Robert H Gibson River Garden

4:00 to 5:15 pm - Family event - Leda Schubert - Robert H. Gibson River Garden

4:00 to 5:15 pm – Panel - Poetry of Witness - Carolyn Forché, Major Jackson, Charles Simic, and Nicole Sealey - Brooks Memorial Library

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

Contact: Brattleboro Literary Festival