Open Book/Open Mind holds 2nd-anniversary fundraiser

Everyone knows there are a lot of writers and journos in Montclair. During Superstorm Sandy, many of them wrote in the warmth of the Montclair Public Library.The library's warmth continues to appeal to the...
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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."
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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.
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Ibram X. Kendi to present new book ‘How to Be an Antiracist’

Ibram X. Kendi will present his new book, “How to Be an Antiracist,” on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St. Due to overwhelmingly popular demand,...
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‘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.
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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.
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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”...