Culture in brief: Open Book/Open Mind will host MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell will be in conversation with award-winning news producer and Montclair resident Tom Johnson on Sunday, Feb. 4, at 4 p.m., at the Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave. O’Donnell relies on...

Culture in brief: Open Book/Open Mind to feature Garth Hallberg and Estep Nagy

On Sunday, Jan. 28, 4 p.m., at the Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., authors Garth Hallberg and Estep Nagy will talk about crafting fiction, as part of  the Montclair Public Library &...
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Michael Wolff, author of Trump book, graduated from private Montclair HS

By ELIZABETH OGUSS and LINDA MOSS oguss@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.news Author Michael Wolff, whose controversial book stirred President Donald Trump to angrily tweet to defend his “stable genius,” was president of his high school student council -- and his...

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...

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER/ Culture in brief: local poets to read

Tanya Manning-Yarde and Carla M. Cherry will hold a poetry showcase and book signing on Saturday, Jan. 6, 6:30 p.m., at Adinkra House, 26 Pleasant Ave. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.) Manning-Yarde will be...

Montclair’s Dionne Ford wins NEA Fellowship

Dionne Ford has won a Creative Writing Fellowship for her first book, "Finding Joesphine."

Fancy Free Bobbi Brown’s father Joe to talk about imagination in Montclair

Joe Brown, father of Bobbi Brown, will speak about his children's books next week. He and Bobbi will also do a Facebook Live.

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...

Montclair’s Kyrce Swenson offers tips to NaNoWrimo writers

Still some time to try to win NaNoWriMo: Kyrce Swenson offers tips!

Open Book/Open Mind: Isabel Allende tells Montclair ‘anything can happen’

Isabel Allende discussed her new book "In the Midst of Winter" with Montclair's Christina Baker Kline at Buzz Aldrin Middle School this past Wednesday.