All Write Now: Writing for the love of writing

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Phillips

Acclaimed author Julia Phillips to speak at library

Montclair High School graduate Julia Phillips, author of acclaimed debut novel "Disappearing Earth," will speak at Montclair Public Library.
Edison

All Write Now: persistence and lightbulbs

Inspiration comes when you work at it.
Hallmark

Dot’s Desk: Hallmark movies are making me fat

Dorothea Benton Frank laments the way corny holiday movies layer on the pounds: "If they’re drinking hot cocoa, so am I," she writes.

Litfest: Winning poem from the Montclair Literary Festival speaks loudly

Owen Duncan, a rising freshman, won third place in the Succeed2gether/Montclair Literary Festival Poetry Slam this spring for his poem “Born a Winner.” At the time he was an eighth-grader at Buzz Aldrin Middle...

Photos: Love for all; ‘She’s My Dad’

Authot Jonathan Williams spoke about his transgender dad, Paula, and his book "She's My Dad," at First Congregational Church on March 26.

Culture in brief: Montclair’s Benjamin Selesnick wins runner-up Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize

Benjamin Selesnick of Montclair is a runner-up for the 2017 Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize for his story “Davidson Park.” This year, Amy Hempel served as the judge for the contest. Hempel is author of...

A Montclair Tall Tale: “Howdy, Neighbor,” Part 2

In Chapter Two of 'Howdy, Neighbor," Katheleen Noland has a Jersey Devil sighting. What will happen in chapter three? Write it for us!
Quindlen

Montclair Literary Festival: Anna Quindlen says ‘Writing is an exercise in confidence’

This year's Montclair Literary Festival doubled its attendance from last year. A wrap-up, and recap of Anna Quindlen talk.

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”...