Hallmark

Carrying on, and writing young: Montclair’s Dorothea Benton Frank on her new book

Montclair author Dorothea Benton Frank discusses her new book, "Same Beach, Next Year."
literature

All Write Now: Looking literarily forward, times six

All Write Now columnist Melissa D. Sullivan points to six titles coming in 2019 that she's looking forward to: something for everyone.
students

‘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’...

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.
code

Open Book/Open Mind: No more code of silence

Author Liza Mundy will discuss the women code-breakers of World War II in "Open Book/Open Mind" on May 29.
numbers

All write now: writing is a numbers game

Writing is a numbers, game, writes Steph Auteri in the latest "All Write Now." Want to get published? Send out queries and manuscripts, over and over.

Local author debuts book in Montclair

Montclair resident Charles Joseph’s “Chameleon,” a collection of poems and stories, came out on June 21. To celebrate the release, Joseph is holding a poetry reading and open mic titled “Verses on Church Street”...

Culture in brief: Halfway There series Monday, Jan. 22

Halfway There, Montclair’s authors’ reading series, returns to the Red Eye Cafe on Monday, Jan. 22. The evening will feature Kim Coleman Foote, Evie Shockley, Bud Smith and Nancy Star. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.,...
Overbrook

Trespassing through the memories of madness at Overbrook Asylum

Wheeler Antabanez of Montclair's "Words of Overbrook" is a book of free-verse inspired by the demolition of the Essex County Mental Hospital in Cedar Grove and the complex of tunnels connecting the asylum’s many structures.