Trevor Noah

‘The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah talks about his book at Montclair Literary Festival

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThirty-three years old may seem a little young to write a memoir.But it depends on the life.Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” was born in 1984, during Apartheid in...

Local writing/Montclair Literary Festival: ‘Because I’m Black’ by Khailyn Hughes-Sellers

Khailyn Hughes-Sellers' spoken-word poem "Because I'm Black" won the middle school division of the Poetry Slam at the Montclair Literary Festival 2019.

Ron Kaplan to talk Hank Greenberg at Watchung Booksellers Wednesday

Ron Kaplan will talk about his new book “Hank Greenberg in 1938” at Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield St., on Wednesday, June 21, at 7 p.m. The book chronicles the events of 1938, both on the...

All Write Now: Write with intent, to write well

Steph Auteri discovers that writing with intention makes writing better, and easier.

All Write Now: Anne of Green Gables, and audiences

"Anne of Green Gables" inspires "All Write Now" columnist Melissa D. Sullivan to think about certainty and baking soda and appreciative audiences.

Grief, time travel, childhood, homelessness — Stories from young Montclair minds

The young competitors in this year’s Anderson Park Short Story Contest weren’t given many constraints — they could be led by their imaginations and creativity.

Montclair author probes gender wage gap in ‘The Cost of Being a Girl’

By KELLY NICHOLAIDES For Montclair Local Probing the gender wage gap issue, “The Cost of Being a Girl” uses large-scale data and individual narratives to reveal why it now starts earlier and how to address it. In...
Big Read

Montclair reads together in ‘Big Read’

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsFor Tayari Jones, one of the best things about the Big Read is that it’s “hyper-local.” The Rutgers professor’s book “Silver Sparrow” has been chosen as the adult Big Read title in...

In brief: ‘Miserable Love Stories’ for Valentine’s Day

On Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. ,Alex Bernstein, author of “Miserable LoveStories" will appear and read at Watchung Booksellers.

Jaqueline Mroz to discuss ‘Scattered Seeds’ in Montclair

Author Jacqueline Mroz will discuss her book “Scattered Seeds: In Search of Family and Identity in the Sperm Donor Generation,” in conversation with Deborah Davis, on Friday, June 9, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.,...