All Write Now: non-fiction books to look forward to

All Write Now columnist Steph Auteri lists some of the nonfiction books we can look forward to in 2019, that she writes will make her feel inspired again.

In brief: ‘Wonder’ author R. J. Palacio launches book

"Wonder" author R. J. Palacio launches her first graphic novel, "White Bird," in Montclair on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at UUCM, 67 Church St., at 6:30 p.m.

Culture in brief: Panel to discuss ‘slavery’s descendants’ at Montclair Literary Festival

Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival will feature a panel on 'Slavery’s Descendants,' with Dionne Ford, Rachel Swarns, and Karen Branan.

Culture in brief: Montclair Kimberley Academy to hold book fair

Montclair Kimberley Academy will host what it describes as the largest annual Scholastic Book Fair in the country from Nov. 5 through Nov. 8. This year’s theme is the Wild West. The book fair is...

Michael Wolff, author of Trump book, graduated from private Montclair HS

By ELIZABETH OGUSS and LINDA MOSS 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...

All Write Now: How to light a fire under your butt

By STEPH AUTERI For Montclair LocalSteph Auteri is a full-time freelance writer and editor who has written for The Atlantic, the Washington Post, Pacific Standard, VICE and other publications. Her memoir, “A Dirty Word,” was...
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Montclair Literary Festival, at home

Montclair Literary Festival offers its ticketed author conversations online, and some authors and editors find there is a new intimacy in that.

Local Writing: ‘1%’ by Jacob Schapiro

“1%” by then-junior Jacob Schapiro co-won third place in last spring’s high school section of the poetry slam in the 2019 Montclair Literary Festival.

All Write Now: The art of shameless self-promotion

Self-promotion can be the hardest part of our job as an artist, writes Melissa Sullivan in "All Write Now." But it's an essential part of a writer's life.

Culture in brief: kids’ writing workshop

Writers and improv comedians Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White will lead a writing workshop for kids entering first through fifth grade, on Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 4 to 5 p.m., at Watchung Booksellers, 54...