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Friday, March 23, 2018

Culture in brief: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ book club at Montclair Library

Online registration is available for valid Montclair Public Library card holders. All others should call the Youth Services Department to be added to the waiting list. A three-part monthly book club about Madeleine L’Engle’s...

Falling in love with animals: Montclair author Laura Schenone’s ‘The Dogs of Avalon’

Montclair author Laura Schenone grew to love animals through her greyhound mix rescue dog, Lily.

Montclair’s Dionne Ford named NEA Creative Writing Fellow

  Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announced that Dionne Ford is one of 36 writers who will receive an FY 2018 Creative Writing Fellowship of $25,000. “The National Endowment for the Arts is proud...

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

Montclair’s Halfway There reading series adds to literary life

Halfway There reading series features writers with New Jersey
Montclair Literary Festival

Montclair Literary Festival: Second time’s the charm

There's no sophomore slump for the second outing of the Montclair Literary Festival, which begins on March 15.

Celebrating written words: Montclair Literary Festival

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Film Festival has a lot to answer for. In a good way. New arts organizations are popping up, and the success of the Montclair Film Festival usually gets mentioned as part of...

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...

‘The World Is Going to Be All Right’: Montclair students write the future

Montclair middle school students rocked the stage at the first-ever Succeed2gether/Montclair Literary Festival Poetry Slam and Short Story Contest, which drew some 200 people to Montclair High on March 31. Judges noted the 30 performers’...

What is your writing goal? Digging into the real reason to write

Melissa D. Sullivan asks: why write?

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