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...

Finish this story: Help Montclair Local write a “Montclair Tall Tale”

Release your inner author, Montclair.We’re looking for writers to help us with our jointly created story, “Howdy, Neighbor.”This week is the call-out, we’ll publish the first installment (written by you!) sometime after the Montclair...

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.

All Write now: what to write, what to order

What you feel like eating in a diner, explained by where you are in your writing mood, in the latest "All Write Now" by Melissa D. Sullivan.

Montclair Literary Festival: Thompson, Zanes, Phillips have a musical, literary beat

Three rockers sang and read to open the Montclair Literary Festival, on March 20: Warren Zanes, Richard Thompson, and Zara Phillips.
children's literature

Montclair Literary Festival: Age is but a number

Montclair Literary Festival has readings, workshops and book-signings for children and young adults, including one by a Montclair teen writer.
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Montclair Literary Festival: Finding a common language, in translation

A panel on translation moderated by Montclair author Garth Risk Hallberg will explore how language can connect readers across cultures.
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Montclair Literary Festival: Joyce Carol Oates explores ‘dead-end zeals’

Best-selling author Joyce Carol Oates will appear at Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival on Saturday, March 23, to talk about her new book, "Hazards of Time Travel."
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.
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All write now: writing is a numbers game

Writing is a numbers, game, writes Steph Auteri in the latest "All Write Now." Want to get published? Send out queries and manuscripts, over and over.