‘There once was a girl from Montclair…’

We asked, you answered. In honor of the day that’s in it, as they say, we asked you to send us your best limerick. Limericks are, according to Wikipedia, “a form of poetry in five-line,...
Dave White

Donne and dusted: author Dave White reads in Montclair

Watchung Booksellers welcomed author Dave White on Wednesday, March 29 to discuss his new book Blind to Sin, the fifth in White’s series about ex-cop and private detective Jackson Donne.
Thomas Pluck

It’s New Jersey, It’s America: Montclair author Thomas Pluck to speak

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news“Bad Boy Boogie,” by Thomas Pluck, takes place in New Jersey. Much of it takes place in Nutley, where Pluck, now a Montclairite, grew up.“The basic story was inspired by news stories...
fury

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

By ELIZABETH OGUSS and LINDA MOSS oguss@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.news 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...

Fancy Free Bobbi Brown’s father Joe to talk about imagination in Montclair

Joe Brown, father of Bobbi Brown, will speak about his children's books next week. He and Bobbi will also do a Facebook Live.
Little Read

Culture in brief: The Little Read celebrates 10 years

The Montclair Public Library will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Little Read in October in a five-day celebration.

Open Book/Open Mind: Parenting as a writing prompt

For Montclair authors Estep Nagy and Garth Hallberg, dadhood affects authorship.

Program Notes: Wrinkles and Time (and misbehaving)

How do photographs change from bad to good? Time...
Edison

All Write Now: persistence and lightbulbs

Inspiration comes when you work at it.