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Teresa Vega

Montclair Public Library: Teresa Vega on saving a sacred space

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThere has been a rash of attacks on Jewish cemeteries in the U.S. in recent weeks, in which hundreds of headstones have been knocked over.Genealogist Teresa Vega takes that news to heart.“It’s...
Montclair Literary Festival

Montclair Literary Festival: so hard to choose

Reporter Erin Roll went to the Montclair Literary Festival and found it hard to choose where to go.

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.
Montclair Literary Festival

Culture in brief: Montclair Literary Festival begins tomorrow

Succed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival, begins tonight, Wednesday, March 20, and will run through Sunday, March 24. Here are some picks.

Culture in brief: local author wins award

Bloomfield resident and member of the Write Group (writers’ support group) at Montclair Public Library, author Martha Moffett has won first prize for her novella, “Loeffler,” in William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition of...

LitFest: Taylor Milch’s winning story shows Muslim ban through a teen’s eyes

Taylor Milch was the 11th-grade winner in the first Montclair Literary Festival contest for Montclair High students held last spring, for her story “My Friend Amira.” Runners-up for that grade were Lily Cunningham and...

Culture in brief: Isabelle Allende to appear at Open Book/Open Mind

Isabelle Allende will appear at Buzz Aldrin Middle School, 173 Bellevue Ave., in discussion with Montclair author Christina Baker Kline, on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m.The event is free with the hardcover book...
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Open Book/Open Mind: Mastering a plan, finding a purpose

Chris Wilson went from being sentenced to life in prison at 18, to a life filled with purpose on the outside. He will discuss "The Master Plan" at the Montclair Public Library in Open Book/Open Mind.
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Local Writing/Anderson Park: ‘Posie in Anderson Park’ by Suki Grabcheski

Suki Grabcheski's "Posie in Anderson Park,' about the friendship between a tree, a flower, and a purple elepjhant, brings the park to life.
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All Write Now: The X factor, or a retreat focuses the mind

Tune out to tune in, writes Melissa D. Sullivan.