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Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Pulp Culture Comic Arts Festival and Symposium 2018

A festival of comic arts in the Fleming Museum’s Marble Court, where you can meet the artists and see their work, plus discussion panels including comics legends Jaime Hernandez (Love and Rockets), Stephen R. Bissette (Swamp Thing, Tyrant), and other special guests.

Contact: Vermont Folklife Center

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Oct
14
12:00 PM12:00

Burlington Book Festival

Burlington’s 14th annual celebration of the written word kicks off Friday, October 12 and runs through Sunday, October 14.

The 4th Annual Burlington Book Festival Type-In!

Manual typewriter fans gather to check out and trade their beloved machines and take part in contests and competition. Hosted by David Wells of Vermont Vintage Typerwriter.

This event takes place a Maglianero Cafe, in Burlington, Vermont.

Contact: Burlington Book Festival

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Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

Brattleboro Literary Festival

The Brattleboro Literary Festival begins the evening of October 11 and goes through the evening of October 14. It includes author readings, open readings, and other literary events.

All events are free and open to the public. There are no tickets and seating is on a first come basis.

All events take place in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont

Sunday Schedule

10:00 to 11:15 am

11:30 am to 12:45 pm

1:00 to 2:00 pm

1:00 to 2:15 pm

2:15 to 3:30 pm

2:30 to 3:45 pm

3:45 to 4:45 pm

4:00 to 5:15 pm

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Contact: Brattleboro Literary Festival

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Oct
13
10:30 AM10:30

Burlington Book Festival

  • UVM Alumni House and Silver Pavilion (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Burlington’s 14th annual celebration of the written word kicks off Friday, October 12 and runs through Sunday, October 14.

All events take place at the UVM Alumni House and Silver Pavilion unless otherwise noted.

10:30 am

11:30 am

  • Reeve Lindbergh: Two Lives

  • T. R. Hummer: After the Afterlife

  • Exploring Dimensionality in Narrative: A Panel - Nina Gaby, Cynthia Close, Josh (J.) Turk, and Jill Abilock, moderated by Rachel Moore. The panel will discuss dimensions in writing and art and will present a slide show of recent projects. Members of the Book Arts Guild of Vermont will have a demo and exhibit in conjuntion with this presentation.

12:30 pm

1:30 pm

2:30 pm

3:30 pm

4:30 pm

7:00 pm

  • America: The Movie - An Evening with Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight). A benefit for the Burlington Book Festival, this ticketed event features a screening of film excerpts with live directorʼs commentary and an audience Q&A followed by a reception and book signing. Emceed by Vermont International Film Foundation Director Orly Yadin. $15. Purchase tickets in advance online at sevendaystickets.com.

Contact: Burlington Book Festival

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Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Brattleboro Literary Festival

The Brattleboro Literary Festival begins the evening of October 11 and goes through the evening of October 14. It includes author readings, open readings, and other literary events.

All events are free and open to the public. There are no tickets and seating is on a first come basis.

All events take place in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont.

Saturday Schedule

10:00 to 11:15 am

11:30 am to 12:45 pm

12:45 to 2:00 pm

1:00 to 2:15 pm

2:15 to 3:30 pm

2:30 to 3:45 pm

3:45 to 5:00 pm

4:00 to 5:00 pm

  • Short Stories/Happy hour - 118 Elliot

7:30 to 9:00 pm

  • Write Action open reading – Robert H. Gibson River Garden

Contact: Brattleboro Literary Festival

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Oct
12
7:00 PM19:00

Burlington Book Festival

Burlington’s 14th annual celebration of the written word kicks off Friday, October 12 and runs through Sunday, October 14.

The 14th annual Burlington Book Festival kicks off with a celebration that features Opening Ceremonies and a Festival Dedication, followed by a reading by Sharon Olds!

These opening events will be held at the UVM Alumni House Silver Pavilion.

  • 7:00 pm - Opening Ceremonies and Festival Dedication begin at 7:00 pm Philip Baruth emcees the weekendʼs kickoff featuring distinguished guests and Dedication of the 14th annual Festival to author and filmmaker Eugene Jarecki along with a special tribute by civil rights activist Arjun Singh Sethi.

  • 7:30 pm - Reading by Sharon Olds - Pulitzer Prize winning poet Sharon Olds will give a reading. The reading will be following by an audience Q&A and book signing.

Contact: Burlington Book Festival

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Sep
15
8:00 AM08:00

New Hampshire Poetry Festival

The Annual New Hampshire Poetry Festival is an exciting event celebrating the reading and writing of poetry. The day culminates with a headliner reading by Linda Pastan, Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize Winner for lifetime achievement.

Held in the scenic town of Henniker, New Hampshire, on the New England College campus, the 2018 event will include readings, panels, and workshops by poets from New Hampshire, across the country, and around the world.

Cost: $55 - $120

Registration: Registration is required

Contact: New Hampshire Poetry Festival

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Jul
28
9:00 AM09:00

Bookstock Literary Festival

Bookstock 2018, Woodstock's annual literary festival, is celebrating its 10th consecutive year July 27 to 29 with a superlative array of prominent authors, artists, performers, and teachers.

Headliners of this 10th edition include Richard Russo, Robert Pinsky, Alexander Chee, and Ezzedine Choukri Fishere.

Besides its 30+ presenters, Bookstock includes a huge used book sale and a vintage book sale. Publishers and authors gather in a spacious tent to display their publications and talk to participants about their work.

The Artistree Gallery in nearby South Pomfret stages UNBOUND, an exhibit of artist creations inspired by books. At different venues, workshops are led by talented authors dealing with writing and poetry. Also on the program are a poetry slam and a literary brunch at a local restaurant.

Saturday schedule

9:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • Vintage book sale, Norman Williams Public Library
  • Used book sale, The Green
  • Hire a Poet, The Green: GennaRose Nethercott will write a custom poem for you. Pay her what you'd like. She tours nationally and internationally, composing poems to order for strangers on a 1952 Hermes Rocket typewriter.

10:00 to 10:40 am

11:00 am to 4:00 pm

12:00 to 12:40 pm

1:00 to 1:40 pm

  • Gareth Hinds: Poe: Stories and Poems, Norman Williams Public Library
  • Robin MacArthur: Heart Spring Mountain, St. James Parish Hall
  • Patricia Smith: Incendiary Art, North Universalist Chapel
  • Mark Bray: Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook, Woodstock History Center
  • Sean Prentiss: Nature writing workshop, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

2:00 to 2:40 pm

3:00 to 3:40 pm

  • Alexander Chee: How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, Norman Williams Public Library
  • Garret Graff: Raven Rock, St. James Parish Hall
  • Eileen Myles: Afterglow, North Universalist Chapel
  • Robert Madrygin: The Solace of Trees, Woodstock History Center
  • Tova Mirvis: "What it Means to Write Fiction About the Jewish world," Congregation Shir Shalom

4:00 to 4:40 pm

5:00 to 6:00 pm

  • Author reception, St. James Parish Hall

7:30 pm

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Jul
27
9:00 AM09:00

Bookstock Literary Festival

Bookstock 2018, Woodstock's annual literary festival, is celebrating its 10th consecutive year July 27 to 29 with a superlative array of prominent authors, artists, performers, and teachers.

Headliners of this 10th edition include Richard Russo, Robert Pinsky, Alexander Chee, and Ezzedine Choukri Fishere.

Besides its 30+ presenters, Bookstock includes a huge used book sale and a vintage book sale. Publishers and authors gather in a spacious tent to display their publications and talk to participants about their work.

The Artistree Gallery in nearby South Pomfret stages UNBOUND, an exhibit of artist creations inspired by books. At different venues, workshops are led by talented authors dealing with writing and poetry. Also on the program are a poetry slam and a literary brunch at a local restaurant.
 

Friday schedule

9:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • Vintage book sale, Norman Williams Public Library
  • Used book sale, The Green

9:15 to 11:30 am

  • Daniel Lusk: Wonder writing workshop - Woodstock History Center

11:00 to 11:40 am

  • Andrea Avery: Sonata: A Memoir of Pain and the Piano, Thompson Senior Center

12:00 to 12:40 pm

1:00 to 1:40 pm

2:00 to 2:40 pm

2:30 to 3:10 pm

3:00 to 3:40 pm

4:00 to 4:40 pm

5:30 pm

7:30 pm

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Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Non-Fiction Comics Mini-Fest

Join us for the second Non-Fiction Comics Mini-Fest!

From science to politics, history to health care, cartooning has exploded as a medium for exploring non-fiction topics and the textures of lived experience.

The Vermont Folklilfe Center's Non-Fiction Comics Mini-Fest is a day-long event presenting an exciting mix of Vermont and regional cartoonists engaged in non-fiction work—including three discussion panels beginning at 11:00 am (Stephen R. Bissette Presentation: THE PALEO PATH); 1:00 pm (History and Historical Fiction: A Conversation with Jason Lutes); and 3:00 pm (Ethnographic Cartooning).

So stop in and meet some note cartoonists, check out their work, and learn about how comics can describe the world around us and tell stories of everyday life.

Best of all it's ABSOLUTELY FREE!

Contact: Vermont Folklife Center

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Apr
14
5:30 PM17:30

The New Hampshire Beat Festival

An array of amazing artists will be on hand for an event that will be as entertaining as it is enlightening all backed the masters of improvisational music The Beat Night Band

The Festival is a culmination of projects, poets, performers and artists that Portsmouth poet laureate Mike Nelson has been involved with in the last year.

This festival will also be an awareness and fundraising event for the three organizations that Mike has done poetry classes with in the last year which are Safe Harbor Recovery Center in Portsmouth, The Chase Home for Children in Portsmouth and the International Institute of New England in Manchester.

Cost: $12 in advance; $15 at the door. All ages, seated.

Contact: 3S Artspace

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Oct
29
5:30 PM17:30

Orchard Pageant

On October 28th and 29th, a large-scale pageant will unfurl across the fields of Green Mountain Orchards, a hundred-year-old family farm in Putney, VT. Movement, large-scale puppetry, poetry and music will converge to explore the themes and small beauties surrounding this storied orchard.

The pageant is an investigation of place. It explores the inter-generational transitions that family farms face, the people new and migrant and old and older who have animated Putney over the years, and the enduring commitment to live alongside the land.

Contact: Green Mountain Orchards

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Oct
28
5:30 PM17:30

Orchard Pageant

On October 28th and 29th, a large-scale pageant will unfurl across the fields of Green Mountain Orchards, a hundred-year-old family farm in Putney, VT. Movement, large-scale puppetry, poetry and music will converge to explore the themes and small beauties surrounding this storied orchard.

The pageant is an investigation of place. It explores the inter-generational transitions that family farms face, the people new and migrant and old and older who have animated Putney over the years, and the enduring commitment to live alongside the land.

Contact: Green Mountain Orchards

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Oct
28
7:30 AM07:30

Chidren's Literature Festival

Welcome to the Keene State College Children’s Literature Festival. Since 1978, the Festival has brought readers, writers, illustrators and publishers of children’s books together in an on-going conversation about the past, present and future of this important literary genre.

Cost: $94 for regular registration; $47 for full-time students

Contact: Keene State College

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Oct
15
10:00 AM10:00

Brattleboro Literary Festival

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

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Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

Brattleboro Literary Festival

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

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Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Brattleboro Literary Festival

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 Friday, October 13:

10:00 to 11:15 pm - Avi - Latchis Theatre (school event)   

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

Contact: Brattleboro Literary Festival

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Oct
12
5:15 PM17:15

Brattleboro Literary Festival

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 Thursday, October 12:

5:15 to 6:15 pm - Avi - Brooks Memorial Library

6:15 to 7:30 pm - Stephen Kiernan and Robert Madrygin - Brooks Memorial Library

7:30 to 8:30 pm - Robert Watson - Brooks Memorial Library     

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

Contact: Brattleboro Literary Festival

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Oct
1
11:00 AM11:00

Free Verse Festival

Come join us on the hill for a day of foliage & fun to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Free Verse Farm and kick off a season of fundraising for our new herb drying and processing space.

  • Live music by Reckless Breakfast, Ida Mae Specker & Faith Wood, Still Hill and Dave Richardson
  • Poetry performances by Taylor Mardis Katz, Hal Coughlin, Didi Jackson, Megan Buchanan, and Major Jackson
  • Local foods from NOFA Vermont pizza oven (wood-fired pizza), Caja Madera (delectable tacos), and Juel (juices & smoothies)
  • Local beers from Brocklebank Brewery & Upper Pass Brewery
  • Local hot tea from Free Verse Farm & Apothecary
  • Locally roasted coffee
  • Plus charcoal portraits, tea leaf readings by Madame M, free children's activities, & more!

Cost: Sliding-scale ticket prices begin at $10. Children 12 & under are free.

Contact: Free Verse Farm

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Sep
17
12:00 PM12:00

Burlington Book Festival

The 2017 Burlington Book Festival will take place September 14 to 17. The events will take place at various venues in Burlington.

Authors, presenters, and events for Sunday, September 17:

12:00 to 2:00 pm - Tracey Medeiros - Hotel Vermont, Juniper Common Room

12:00 to 3:00 pm - The Third Annual BBF Type-In - Maglianero Cafe

2:00 to 4:00 pm - Sheryl Craig - Morgan Room, Aiken Hall, Champlain College

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

Contact: Burlington Book Festival

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Sep
15
6:00 PM18:00

Burlington Book Festival

The 2017 Burlington Book Festival will take place September 14 to 17. The events will take place at various venues in Burlington.

Authors and events for Friday, September 15:

6:00 pm - Festival Reception (Contois Lobby)

7:00 pm - Opening Ceremonies and Festival Dedication to Sen. Patrick Leahy followed by a poetry reading by David Lehman (Contois Auditorium)

Contact: Burlington Book Festival

 

 

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Sep
14
7:00 PM19:00

Burlington Book Festival

  • Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 2017 Burlington Book Festival will take place September 14 to 17. The events will take place at various venues in Burlington.

Authors and events for Thursday, September 14:

7:00 pm - Sun Dog Poetry Pre-game Poetry Event featuring a reading by Tim Seibles. A Q&A session and signing will follow the reading. Light refreshments will be served - Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center

Cost: Free and open to the public

Contact: Sundog Poetry Center

 

 

 

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Jul
29
10:00 AM10:00
May
6
10:00 AM10:00

Derry Author Fest

Derry Author Fest is a day of writing workshops, panels and networking for aspiring authors, dreamers and dabblers alike. We bring in reputable authors to teach in areas of their expertise. As an attendee, you can stay all day, half day, or just drop in for a session. Book sales and signings are interspersed in between our workshops so you will have time to buy books, support a local indie andget some face time with our teachers. The Derry Author Fest is a free event, hosted by The Derry Public Library..

Registration: Registration is not required, but it helps the organizers know how many people to expect. To register, please visit the Registration page.

Contact: Derry Author Fest

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Oct
16
10:30 AM10:30

Brattleboro Literary Festival

The 2016 Brattleboro Literary Festival will take place October 13-16, 2016. 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. 

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

Authors and Presenters for Sunday, October 16th:

10:30 am - 11:45 am - Rebecca Makkai & Jonathan Lee - Robert H. Gibson River Garden (Fiction)


10:30 am - 11:45 am - Bill Littlefield & Glenn Stout - Brooks Memorial Library


10:30 am - 11:45 pm - Rose Lucas & Joy Ladin - 118 Elliot (Poetry)


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Peter Zilahy with Cara Blue Adams – Brooks Memorial Library (Fiction)


12:00 pm - 1:15 pm - Robin MacArthur & Jensen Beach - Vermont Voices - 118 Elliot(Fiction)      

                                                                
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm - Charles Bock & TBA - Robert H. Gibson River Garden (Fiction)


  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Charlotte Gordon - Brooks Memorial Library


  1:00 pm - 2:15 pm - Jorie Graham & Lawrence Raab - Centre Congregational Church (Poetry)       

                                                             
  1:30 pm - 2:45 pm - Laura van den Berg & Meg Little Reilly - Robert H. Gibson River Garden (Fiction)


  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Lauret Savoy - Brooks Memorial Library


  2:30 pm - 3:45 pm - Partridge Boswell, David Huddle, Tim Mayo -Vermont Voices –118 Elliot (Poetry)


  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Nancy Marie Brown - Brooks Memorial Library


  3:00 pm - 4:15 pm - Anna Solomon & Anne Korkeakivi Robert H. Gibson River Garden (Fiction)


  3:45 pm - 5:00 pm - Joe Mazur, Angela Palm, Larry Olmstead - Vermont Voices - 118 Elliot


  4:00 pm – 5:00 pm - Paul Mariani - Brooks Memorial Library (Poetry, Biography)

 

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Oct
15
10:00 AM10:00

Brattleboro Literary Festival

The 2016 Brattleboro Literary Festival will take place October 13-16, 2016. 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. 

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

Authors and presenters for Saturday, October 15:

10:00 am - 11:15 am - Yusef Komunyakaa & Lia Purpura - Centre Church (Poetry)

10:00 am - 11:15 am - Jung Yun & Mia Alvar - Robert H. Gibson River Garden (Fiction)

10:00 am - 11:15 am - Kate Bolick - 118 Elliot (Non-Fiction)

10:00 am - 11:00 am - Gordon Hayward - Latchis Theatre (Non-Fiction)

11:30 am - 12:45 pm - Clarence Major & Bonnie Jo Campbell – Robert H. Gibson River Garden (Fiction)

11:30 am - 12:45 pm - Jay Parini & Doug Anderson – 118 Elliot (Poetry)

11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Lisa Randall - Centre Congregational Church (Non-Fiction)

11:45 pm - 1:00 pm - Write Action Local Author Showcase - Brooks House Lobby (Fiction, Poetry)

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm - Martin Espada & Reginald Dwayne Betts - 118 Elliot (Poetry)

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm - Annette Reed-Gordon & Peter Onuf - Centre Congregational Church (Non-Fiction)

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm - Dana Spiotta & Sari Wilson - Robert H. Gibson River Garden (Fiction)

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm - VCFA Showcase - Brooks House Lobby (Fiction, Poetry)

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm - David Means & Kia Corthron - Robert H. Gibson River Garden (Fiction)

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm - Camille Rankine & Cate Marvin - 118 Elliot (Poetry)

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - John Sedgwick - Centre Congregational Church (Non-Fiction) 

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm - Paul Lisicky & Dani Shapiro - Centre Congregational Church (Memoir)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Ted Reinstein - 118 Elliot (NE History)

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm - Porochista Khakpour & Samantha Hunt - Robert H. Gibson River Garden (Fiction)

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm - Short Story Showcase - Robert H. Gibson River Garden (Fiction)

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Hilltop Montessori presents Kate Farrell - Catherine Dianich Gallery (Poetry)

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

Children’s Events

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Katherine Hannigan - Oak Meadow (Children)

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Evan Turk - Oak Meadow (Children)

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm - Harry Bliss – Oak Meadow (Children)

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm - Arun Gandhi, Evan Turk, Bethany Hegedus (family event) - Centre Congregational Church (Family)

Mystery Events

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - D.A. Keeley - Mystery on Main

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm - Donna Decker - Mystery on Main

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Emily Arsenault - Mystery on Main

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Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

Brattleboro Literary Festival

The 2016 Brattleboro Literary Festival will take place October 13-16, 2016. 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. 

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

Authors and Presenters for Friday, October 14th:

10:00 am - 11:15 am -Harry Bliss  Latchis Theatre - school event

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm - Idra Novey & Sunil Yapa - 118 Elliot (Fiction)

8:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Literary Death Match with Adrian Todd Zuniga - 118 Elliot

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Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

Brattleboro Literary Festival

The 2016 Brattleboro Literary Festival will take place October 13-16, 2016. 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. 

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

Authors and presenters for Thursday, October 13:

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm - Poetry Slam with Yusef Komunyaaka - Landmark College  

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Sep
24
8:00 AM08:00

New Hampshire Poetry Fest

  • New Hampshire Institute of Art (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for the 2nd Annual New Hampshire Poetry Festival, an exciting event celebrating the reading and writing of poetry. The festival is organized by two leading New Hampshire literary organizations, The Poetry Society of New Hampshire (PSNH) and The New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA).

Held in historic downtown Manchester on Saturday, September 24, 2016, the event will include readings, panels, and workshops by poets from New Hampshire, across the country, and around the world. The event will culminate with a reading by 2015 MacArthur Fellow Ellen Bryant Voigt.

Authors and presenters

  • Page Ackerson-Kiely
  • Sarah Anderson
  • Rose Auslander
  • Jennifer Barber
  • Pam Bernard
  • Karina Borowicz
  • Kim Bridgford
  • Deborah Brown
  • Mary Buchinger
  • Bill Burtis
  • Ann Champion
  • Nadia Colburn
  • Martha Collins
  • Linda Haviland Conte
  • Wyn Cooper
  • Chard deNiord
  • Lori Desrosiers
  • Maudelle Driskell
  • Patricia Fargnoli
  • Alice B. Fogel
  • James Fowler
  • Jeff Friedman
  • Christine Gelineau
  • Deborah Gorlin
  • JS Graustein
  • Emily Grosholz
  • Jeffrey Harrison
  • Gray Jacobik
  • Mieczyslaw Jastrun
  • Jennifer Jean
  • Danielle Jones-Pruett
  • Kirun Kapur
  • J. Kates
  • Lauri Kolp
  • Lori Lamothe
  • Hannah Larrabee
  • Jessica Wiseman Lawrence
  • Tim Liardet
  • Diane Lockward
  • Jennifer Martelli
  • Rodger Martin
  • Cate Marvin
  • Tim Mayo
  • Mekeel McBride
  • Kerrin McCadden
  • Kevin McLellan
  • Jennifer Militello
  • Ben Moeller-Gaa
  • January Gill O'Neil
  • Dzvinia Orlowsky
  • Ralph Pennel
  • Andrew and Bonnie Periale
  • Kyle Potvin
  • Elizabeth A. I. Powell
  • Jessica Purdy
  • Marybeth Rua-Larsen
  • Hilary Sallick
  • Hayden Saunier
  • Emma Sovich
  • Elaine Sexton
  • Ron Slate
  • Aaron Smith
  • S Stephanie
  • Katherine Towler
  • Karla Van Vliet
  • Ellen Bryant Voigt
  • Henry Walters

Registration:  Registration required

Contact: New Hampshire Poetry Fest

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