sex writer

Steph Auteri is writing life, and writing sex

In “A Dirty Word: How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality,” Montclair writer Steph Auteri writes about using her job as a sex writer as a type of therapy.
CHELSEA CLINTON

Culture in brief: Chelsea Clinton comes to Montclair

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 6 p.m., Chelsea Clinton will sign copies of her book “Start Now! You Can Make a Difference,” at Watchung Booksellers.
poetry slam

Litfest: Montclair teens perform at poetry slam

Montclair students perform work that is funny, insightful and profound at this year's Montclair Literary Festival spoken word competition.
tour

Dot’s Desk: On the road again

Touring is not glamorous, writes bestseller Dorothea Benton Frank. But the people she meets make it worthwhile.
conncet

All Write Now: Write with intent, to write well

Steph Auteri discovers that writing with intention makes writing better, and easier.
Great American Read

Montclair Public Library loves the Great American Read

Montclair Public Library presents programming to go with the PBS Great American Read.

All Write Now: Being a good literary citizen finds company in Montclair

Be a good literary citizen, says Steph Auteri.
coach

Books: a life coach prods and cheers

"Ask Task" columnist Allison Task's new book offers readers a plan to make change
Edison

All Write Now: persistence and lightbulbs

Inspiration comes when you work at it.
quinny

The ups and downs of third grade

Montclair author Adriana Brad Schanen's "Quinny & Hopper" series are realistic and nuanced Middle Grade fiction: something unusual these days.