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Pencils raised: poetry contest for Montclair Local

For a special feature in observance of National Poetry Month, send us your short poems on the subject of travel. It doesn’t have to be literal travel; you can interpret the theme any way...

Open Book/Open Mind: Isabel Allende tells Montclair ‘anything can happen’

Isabel Allende discussed her new book "In the Midst of Winter" with Montclair's Christina Baker Kline at Buzz Aldrin Middle School this past Wednesday.
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The ups and downs of third grade

Montclair author Adriana Brad Schanen's "Quinny & Hopper" series are realistic and nuanced Middle Grade fiction: something unusual these days.
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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.

What book(s) are you reading?

Here's a book or two for your To Be Read list, in honor of The Little Read.

Litfest: more student winners from Montclair poetry slam

Succed2gether, a nonprofit educational program, which presented the first Montclair Literary Festival this spring, sponsored a poetry slam in addition to a short story contest for teens. The 30 performers at the poetry slam...

Montclair’s The Write Group says ‘Welcome’

The Write Group turns 19.
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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.
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Local writing/Anderson Park: ‘Stand Up’ by Maxwell Kumahor

Maxwell Kumahor's "Stand Up" is one of the winners in the inaugural Anderson Park Short Story Contest, a competition for middle school students.
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Montclair Public Library hosts ‘Weird NJ’ author Wheeler Antabanez

Montclair author and longtime “Weird NJ” correspondent Wheeler Antabanez will speak at the Montclair PublicLibrary, 50 South Fullerton Ave., on Wednesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. Antabanez will speak about his book “The Old...