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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Coming to Montclair: talk on folk music’s Jersey roots

Michael Gabriele will talk about New Jersey's huge role in the folk music revival on Monday at the Montclair Library: from taverns to today.

Culture in brief: Montclair’s Benjamin Selesnick wins runner-up Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize

Benjamin Selesnick of Montclair is a runner-up for the 2017 Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize for his story “Davidson Park.” This year, Amy Hempel served as the judge for the contest. Hempel is author of...

Culture in brief: Isabelle Allende to appear at Open Book/Open Mind

Isabelle Allende will appear at Buzz Aldrin Middle School, 173 Bellevue Ave., in discussion with Montclair author Christina Baker Kline, on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. The event is free with the hardcover book...

Culture in brief: local author wins award

Bloomfield resident and member of the Write Group (writers’ support group) at Montclair Public Library, author Martha Moffett has won first prize for her novella, “Loeffler,” in William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition of...

NaNoWriMo starts today, Montclair Public Library offers help

For the fifth year, Montclair Public Library will participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). During NaNoWriMo, beginning Nov. 1, participants work toward the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m. on...

Culture in brief: Montclair Kimberley Academy to hold book fair

Montclair Kimberley Academy will host what it describes as the largest annual Scholastic Book Fair in the country from Nov. 5 through Nov. 8. This year’s theme is the Wild West. The book fair is...

Culture in brief: Little Read starts today

The Montclair Public Library will hold its ninth annual Little Read weekend on Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21, a free children’s read-aloud marathon in a townwide celebration of literacy and community featuring...

Open Book/Open Mind: Katy Tur talks about her new book at Montclair Public Library

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news People need to talk to one another, and listen to one another. That’s the only way we’ll be saved. It was an emotional moment for MSNBC anchor/NBC correspondent Katy Tur as she spoke...

Meet, greet, read at Montclair Public Library’s Indie Author Day

  Indie Author Day Saturday, Oct. 14 Montclair Public Library 50 South Fullerton Ave. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Local author booths and miniature book-making with The Creativity Caravan 3-4 p.m.: Intro to Book Publicity: How Authors Can Become Part...

She saw it, and still can’t believe it: Katy Tur will talk about ‘Unbelievable’...

She thought she'd be covering the Trump campaign for a few weeks. 'Little Katy' Tur will appear at the Montclair Public Library & Foundation's Open Book/Open Mind series

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