Open Book/Open Mind: No more code of silence

Author Liza Mundy will discuss the women code-breakers of World War II in "Open Book/Open Mind" on May 29.

All Write Now: The X factor, or a retreat focuses the mind

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

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...

Montclair lives in ‘Cheaper’: Peter Gilbreth on his famous family

"Cheaper by the Dozen" is Montclairs first Community Read. The book includes references to Nishuane school, the Wellmont, and more. Peter Gilbreth talks about his famous family.
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MFF: Young love wakes; love hurts ‘On Chesil Beach’

Melissa D. Sullivan, a columnist for "All Write Now," reflects on the book/film journey of Ian McEwan's "On Chesil Beach."

All Write Now: Facing the Blank Page

Steph Auteri offers tips on overcoming fear of a blank page.

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.

Montclair Literary Festival: Anna Quindlen says ‘Writing is an exercise in confidence’

This year's Montclair Literary Festival doubled its attendance from last year. A wrap-up, and recap of Anna Quindlen talk.

Culture in brief: ‘Tooth Fairies and Jetpacks’ comes to Montclair

Tooth fairies are really engineers: at least they are in "Tooth Fairies and Jetpacks." The author and illustrator are coming to town!

Montclair Literary Festival: readings, panels and workshops (oh, my)

Readings by high profile writers, workshops and panels are all part of the Montclair Literary Festival, which runs through Sunday.