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Jan
24
6:30 PM18:30

Katherine Arden, S.A. Chakraborty

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.

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Jan
26
6:00 PM18:00

Stephanie Land

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.

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Jan
30
7:00 PM19:00

Steven Pinker (Writers on a New England Stage)

  • The Music Hall Historic Theater (map)
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Steven Pinker: Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Cost: $13.75. For each 1-2 tickets sold, the purchase of a book voucher (Enlightenment Now, $18 paperback) is required. Vouchers can be redeemed on the event night for signed copies.

Contact: The Music Hall

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Feb
9
1:00 PM13:00

Northeast Storytellers

In honor of St. Valentine, the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum will host Northeast Storytellers, poetry/prose group, on Saturday, February 9, 1-2:30pm. Welcome to a free public event where members of NE Storytellers and guests will read their love-themed poems and stories. A prize will be awarded for the best reading and Refreshments follow the event! To participate, email: brookequillen@yahoo.com.

Contact: St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

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Feb
9
4:00 PM16:00

A Celebration of Vermont Poetry and Poets

The Vermont Book Shop presents an afternoon of poetry and chocolates to help get you in the mood for Valentine's Day.

Featuring poets from the second edition of Roads Taken, Contemporary Vermont Poetry, attendees can nibble chocolate (quietly : ) whilst Middlebury area poets, whose work is showcased in the anthology, read selections of their work. 

Featuring:

Dede Cummings

Chard de Niord

Karin Gottshall

Syd Lea

Gary Margolis

Julia Shipley

Bianca Stone

Contact: The Vermont Book Shop

This event is free and open to the public.

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Feb
14
4:00 PM16:00

James Sturm

CCS co-founder James Sturm will read excerpts from his new graphic novel Off Season (Drawn and Quarterly), a love story about a marriage hanging on by a thread against the backdrop of the 2016 presidential elections. James’ presentation will also touch upon the drawing of dogs, crooked contractors, LSD, and 4 x 6 index cards.

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Mar
13
5:30 PM17:30

Melopoeia with Rhina Espaillat and Alfred Nicol, and John Tavano

Join the Poetry Society of New Hampshire as they present a melopoeia, a poetry reading accompanied by music! The headlining readers this month will be Rhina Espaillat and Alfred Nicol, joined by classical guitarist John Tavano. An open mic will follow their performance.

Contact: Gibson’s Bookstore

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Jan
8
7:00 PM19:00

Alchemy of the Word: Writers Talk About Writing

Join faculty from Goddard College's MFA in Creative Writing Program for a forum on writing with a reading from the 2nd edition of Alchemy of the Word: Writers Talk About Writing.

Authors and contributors Rahna Reiko Rizzuto, Jan Clausen, John McManus, Darrah Cloud, Rogelio Martinez, Sherri Smith, and Richard Panek will discuss the writing process as outlined in "Alchemy," and will read from selections of newly published fiction. Elena Georgiou, Director of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Goddard College, will moderate the discussion and a Q&A.

Contact: Bear Pond Books

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Dec
13
7:00 PM19:00

Sabrina Benaim, Clementine Von Radics

Sabrina Benaim is a writer, performance and teaching artist, whose home base is Toronto. She was a member of the Canadian championship-winning 2014 Toronto Poetry Slam team, and in 2015, she represented Toronto at the Women Of The World Poetry Slam. She is currently the coach of the 2016 TPS team. Sabrina has written poems for ESPNW and The Government of Canada. With support from poet Clementine Von Radics this should be quite an event! Come early to grab a seat. And a drink. And a book. And something to eat.

Cost: $20 cover

Contact: Portsmouth Book and Bar

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Dec
12
7:00 PM19:00

Tracy K. Smith

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

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Dec
9
1:00 PM13:00

Louise Penny

  • Capitol Center for the Arts, Chubb Theatre (map)
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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

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