Montclair Literary Festival

Annual Montclair Literary Festival on Oct. 2-3

Stevie van Zandt, of The Sopranos and Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, will headline the fifth annual festival to be held on October 2 and 3, 2021.

Members of Montclair Write Group contributed to award-winning book on pandemic

Four members of the Montclair Write Group contributed to "Corona City: Voices from an Epicenter," an anthology of COVID-19 stories and photographs. The collaborative project won two categories in the international 2021 Next Generation...

Montclair Literary Festival will host Salman Rushdie on June 22

Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival will host renowned storyteller Salman Rushdie, in an online event to talk about his latest book, "Languages of Truth: Essays 2003–2020," on Tuesday, June 22 at 8 p.m.In his new...

Grief, time travel, childhood, homelessness — Stories from young Montclair minds

The young competitors in this year’s Anderson Park Short Story Contest weren’t given many constraints — they could be led by their imaginations and creativity.

‘Why Can’t I Play with My Friends?’ helps children cope with COVID-19

Montclair High School graduate Tori Schoen, class of '16, illustrated the new children's book by Sherry Lottero, "Why Can't I Play with My Friends?", designed to help children cope.
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In brief: Hanukkah storytime at Watchung Booksellers

Arthur Levine, author of the children's book "The Hanukkah Magic of Nate Gadol," will have a special seasonal storytime at Watchung Booksellers on Tuesday, Dec. 8.
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Open Book/Open Mind: Montclair native Susan Glasser and Peter Baker

Montclair native Susan Glasser and husband Peter Baker appeared at Open Book/Open MInd in November to talk about their new book.
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Montclair Literary Festival, virtually, this weekend

Montclair Literary Festival offers free online panels and author talks on Sept. 11 and 12, and writing workshops during the week.
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An anti-racism reading list, from MPL

The Montclair Public Library supports the statement of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) in condemning racism; this is MPL's anti-racism resource list.
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Local writing: ‘Could All This?’ by Maya Gutierrez reflects this time

Maya Gutierrez, 14, wrote her poem 'Could All This?', about this time, for a school assignment, as she was about to graduate from Buzz Aldrin Middle Schoo.