Elayne Clift: Around the World in Fifty Years
Contact: Next Stage Arts
Next Stage Arts presents award-winning author Elayne Clift’s book launch event as part of its ongoing literary series, Next Stage Speaks hosted by Vermont Poet Laureate Chard deNiord. Clift’s 13th book, Around the World in Fifty Years: Travel Tales of a Not So Innocent Abroad, is a collection of selected stories about her global travels, told in prose and poetry.
There is a suggested donation at the door of $10.
PoemCity 2019 is celebrating the launch of Healing the Divide: Poems of Kindness and Connection with a group reading from the anthology (edited by poet James Crews). The reading features:
Mary Elder Jacobsen
Contact: Bear Pond Books
Elizabeth Powell: Concerning the Holy Ghost’s Interpretation of J. Crew Catalogues
Cost: Your $3 ticket comes with a coupon for $5 off a copy of the featured book. Coupons expire at closing the evening of the event. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Vermont Foodbank.
Contact: Phoenix Books Burlington
Celebrate International Women’s Day with the Book Release of Lunation: A Good Fat Anthology of 114 Women Poets. Lunation is an epic gathering of women poets from the seacoast and beyond in one fierce and fiery publication six months in the making and culminating with a free and open to the public book release.
Along with readings of poems from the book by the poets who wrote them, amazing local band River Sister will be there as well as our incredible sponsor Feminist Oasis as part of the celebration. Books are free for the poets in the book and on sale to the public for 10 dollars.
Contact: Portsmouth Poet Laureate Program
Madeleine Kunin: Coming of Age
This event is co-hosted by The Flying Pig Bookstore and Shelburne Farms with Green Writers Press and Cabot Creamery Cheese.
Green Writers Press donates a portion of each book's sales to The Fund for Sustainable Communities and to Emerge Vermont. The Flying Pig will donate a portion of this event's book sales to Shelburne Farms youth programs.
Please note: the event will take place in the Shelburne Farm’s Coach Barn.
Registration: The event is free of charge, but please reserve seats through eventful.
Contact: Flying Pig Books
Jodi Picoult: A Spark of Light
The Norwich Bookstore is proud to partner with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE) to launch Jodi Picoult's new book, A Spark of Light. This is a ticketed event to benefit PPNNE.
Cost: Tickets are $50 and $35, on a sliding fee scale based on ability to pay, just like PPNNE's health care services. General admission includes a signed book. PPNNE sponsorship opportunities—with special perks including a reception with the author—are available. To buy tickets, please visit the Planned Parenthood website.
Contact: The Norwich Bookstore
Victoria Arlen: Locked In: The Will to Survive and the Resolve to Live
Cost: $30 (includes a copy of the book as well as a donation to Victoria's charitable foundation). Admission-only tickets are available for $5 when purchased with a regularly price ticket. Purchase tickets online or by calling the store at (603) 778-9731.
This event will be held at the Exeter Inn.
Contact: Water Street Bookstore
Join Antidote books as it celebrates its first anniversary with an afternoon and evening of events!
- Book launch featuring graphic novelist Jeremy Holt at 3:00 pm.
- "Intergenerational Trauma & the Creative Process" with Yeiry Guevara at 5:00 pm
- Poetry reading with Didi Jackson and Major Jackson at 7:00 pm.
Contact: Antidote Books
Join us to celebrate Rad Girls Can with author and illustrator Kate Schatz and Miriam Stahl, plus special guests Muslim Girls Making Change and Rep. Selene Colburn. Ths book is a bold and brave collection of stories and art about inspiring and accomplished girls who have made positive impacts on the world before the age of 20.
Cost: Proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Vermont Foodbank. Your $3 ticket comes with a coupon for $5 off a copy of the featured book. Coupons expire at closing the evening of the event. Free for attendees under 18.
Contact: Phoenix Books - Burlington
Join author Yvonne Daley of Southern Vermont and retired Historical Society curator Jackie Calder for a talk and reading to celebrate the launch of Daley's newest book, Going Up The Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks, and Radicals Moved to Vermont (UPNE press). Tom Slayton, who wrote the forward, will make an introduction.
Contact: Bear Pond Books
Help us celebrate the launch of Birchsong, Volume II, by joining us for a poetry reading lead by Northshire Poets as they read from their new anthology of poems, all inspired by Vermont.
Edited by Northshire Poets Alice Wolf Gilborn, Carol Cone, David Mook, Marcia Angermann, Peter Bradley, and Monica Stillman, the anthology features 67 poets from Vermont and neighboring states. Many of these poets will be reading at the event, including James Crews, David Huddle, and Florence Fogelin.
Contact: Northshire Bookstore