Katherine Arden: The Witch of Winter
S.A. Chakraborty: The Kingdom of Copper
Contact: Phoenix Books Burlington
ADMISSION: 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.
Northshire Bookstore and Vermont Works for Women are thrilled to bring Stephanie Land, the author of Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive to Manchester where she will be interviewed live by Jennifer Oldham, the executive director of VT Works for Women. This event is free and open to the public.
Dean Whitlock, author of Finn’s Clock, will give a presentation and lead a discussion titled, “Finn’s clock, The Year 1853, and a short history of Boston Harbor.” The presentation includes period maps, lithographs, and paintings, along with sobering facts about the Irish diaspora set off by the Potato Famine of 1847.
Contact: Matt Brown Fine Art
Gibson's Bookstore is pleased to host Mary Ann Esposito, host of CIAO ITALIA, the groundbreaking PBS cooking show, in conversation with J. M. Hirsch, the former national food editor for The Associated Press, as they discuss Mary Ann’s new book, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy.
Contact: Gibson’s Bookstore
New Hampshire Public Radio is proud to announce United States Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith as the 2018 winner of the Hall-Kenyon Prize in American Poetry.
The award honors the late Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon—married poets who lived and wrote at Hall’s ancestral home in Wilmot, New Hamspshire. Hall is a former poet laureate of the United States and a recipient of the 2010 National Medal of the Arts, and Kenyon is a former poet laureate of New Hampshire. After a long and lauded career, Donald Hall passed away this past June.
Smith will accept the award at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire. The evening will include a reading from Smith as well as a remembrance of Donald Hall.
Cost: $10 general admission; $5 students. Books will be available for purchase and signing by the poet. Purchase tickets online.
Contact: New Hampshire Public Radio
Just in time for the holidays, Louise Penny once again astounds and delights readers with the latest entry in her sublime Chief Inspector Gamache series. She explores the line between sacrifice and sin in Kingdom of the Blind.
Cost: Single ticket: $38.00, includes signed copy of Kingdom of the Blind (not personalized) Single ticket, signing line: $38.00, includes signed copy of Kingdom of the Blind and access to the meet and greet signing line to get your book personalized. This purchase option is available to only 150 purchasers. Double ticket: $47.00: includes admission for two and one signed copy of Kingdom of the Blind (not personalized)
Contact: Capitol Center for the Arts
Join us for an evening with the bestselling author Ann Hood and her husband, food writer Michael Ruhlman. The duo will discuss her new collection of personal essays—Notes on Life, Love, and Food—and recipes nourishing bodies and souls.
Cost: $39 Ticket package includes reserved seat, book, bar beverage, author presentation, Q&A, and book signing meet-and-greet.
Contact: The Music Hall Loft