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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Write Stuff: Local Authors Event, Lucy Ferriss In Bloomfield by Carole Goldberg

A free literary evening of brief talks and book signings will take place Thursday, Dec. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Keney Park Pond House, 323 Edgewood St., Hartford. The event will present …

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Write Stuff: Beverly Daniel Tatum To Speak At Hartford Seminary by Carole Goldberg

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, who wrote the acclaimed “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” in 1997 will be the featured speaker for the Michael Rion Lecture at Har…

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Victor LaValle To Speak At Hartford Public Library's Beyond Words by Carole Goldberg

Bill Beverly, author of the novel “Dodgers,” will receive the second annual Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award at a free ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Mar…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Write Stuff: 'Wicked' Author Maguire Introduces New Novel, Victor LaValle At Beyond Words by Carole Goldberg

The author who spun a best-selling series of novels and a blockbuster musical from his re-imagining of a classic book will appear Sunday, Nov. 19, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Wheeler Library, 101 Ma…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Write Stuff: Denis Leary, Ex-White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses To Give Book Talks by Carole Goldberg

Two authors and comedians will present a sarcastically satirical look at contemporary America on Monday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at College Street Music Hall, 238 College St., New Haven. Denis Le…

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Write Stuff: Exploring Mark Twain's Ideas In Today's Politics; Tomie DePaolo Book Release by Carole Goldberg

In 1889, in “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court,” Mark Twain wrote: “You see, my kind of loyalty was loyalty to one’s country, not to its institutions or its office-holder…

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Write Stuff: CT Children's Book Fair; Wallace Stevens Birthday Bash by Carole Goldberg

The 25th Connecticut Children's Book Fair will take place on the UConn campus from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4 and Nov. 5, in Rome Commons Ballroom, 626 Gilbert Road Ext., Storrs. …

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Write Stuff: Connecticut Book Awards, Jewish Book Festival And National LGBT History Month by Carole Goldberg

The Connecticut Book Awards return Sunday, Oct. 22, with an event from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, presented by the Connecticut Center for th…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Write Stuff: Journalist Anna Quindlen Among Author Talks by Carole Goldberg

Wesleyan R.J. Julia Bookstore, 413 Main St., Middletown, will host free author talks at 7 p.m. On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Sophfronia Scott, author of "Unforgivable Love," a retelling of the French…

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Write Stuff: Sedaris At The Bushnell, CT Book Awards by Carole Goldberg

David Sedaris, whose witty and poignant essay collections and memoirs have made him a bestselling author, will speak Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford.…

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Write Stuff: Nelson DeMille At Mohegan, DeLauro Speaks On New Book by Carole Goldberg

How does a poem create effects, convey meaning and speak to its readers? A free conference called "Word By Word, Line By Line" will explore that question on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 9:30 a.m.…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Write Stuff: Writers' Weekend, Mishi-maya-gat, Ann Brashares Talk by Carole Goldberg

The sixth annual Writers' Weekend at the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, will take place Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a keynote talk at 7 p.m., an…

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Write Stuff: Connecticut Book Awards To Be Presented At Twain House by Carole Goldberg

The 2017 Connecticut Book Awards, which celebrate the best work of Connecticut authors and illustrators who published books in 2016 in or about the state, will be presented Oct. 22, from 2 t…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Write Stuff: Hartford's Famous Authors Topic Of Stowe/Twain Class by Carole Goldberg

For the third year, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and Mark Twain House & Museum will partner with Capital Community College to offer a class on the work of Hartford's most famous authors.…

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Write Stuff: Adriana Trigiani At Avon Library; Sunken Garden Wraps Up by Carole Goldberg

Adriana Trigiani, the bestselling author of the Big Stone Gap novels and other romantic and witty books, will talk about her new novel, "Kiss Carlo" (Harper, $27.99), which is about an Itali…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Write Stuff: Al Franken At Shubert; Sharon Hosts Summer Book Signing by Carole Goldberg

More than 30 authors and illustrators will take part in the 21st annual Sharon Summer Book Signing, which benefits Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, under tents on the town green at 10 Upper Main…

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Write Stuff: Local Author Festival In Avon, Former Cubs Player At R.J. Julia by Carole Goldberg

The free Local Author Festival presented by Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon, will continue Tuesday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. with a Biography/Memoir Author Panel featuring…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Write Stuff: Cornelius Eady, Emily Junmin Yoon Up Next At Sunken Garden by Carole Goldberg

The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival will continue its 25th anniversary season on Wednesday, July 19, on the grounds of Hill-Stead Museum, a National Historic Landmark at 35 Mountain Road, Farm…

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Write Stuff: Sunken Garden Continues With 'Poetry Of Our World' by Carole Goldberg

The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival will continue its 25th anniversary season on Sunday, July 9, on the grounds of the Hill-Stead Museum, a National Historic Landmark at 35 Mountain Road, Farm…

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Write Stuff: CT Authors Trail Hosting Dozens Of Free Talks by Carole Goldberg

The ninth annual Connecticut Authors Trail begins Thursday, July 6, with a free talk by Diana Ross McCain, historian and author, at 6:30 p.m. at the Janet Carlson Calvert Library, 5 Tyler Dr…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

R.J. Julia Hosts Book Events In Madison, Westbrook by Carole Goldberg

Four novelists, two authors of a book about Hammonassett State Park and an illustrator of children's books will speak at events presented by R.J. Julia Booksellers of Madison. All require re…

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Opening 25th Season by Carole Goldberg

The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival will begin its 25th anniversary season June 21 on the grounds of Hill-Stead Museum, a National Historic Landmark at 35 Mountain Road, Farmington. Beginning …

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Write Stuff: Local Author Fest In Avon; Free Rose Garden Poetry Reading by Carole Goldberg

The Local Author Festival presented by Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon, returns with a kickoff talk on June 17 at 2 p.m. by author Ann Leary, who is celebrating the rel…

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Write Stuff: A Rare Appearance By John Grisham by Carole Goldberg

On June 8, at its seventh annual Big Tent Jubilee, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center will award the 2017 Stowe Prize for Writing to Advance Social Justice to Bryan Stevenson, author of the me…

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Write Stuff: R.J. Julia Hosts Scott Turow Talk; Tyson At Mohegan by Carole Goldberg

Scott Turow, the author of best-selling thrillers that began with 1987's "Presumed Innocent," will speak May 30 at 7 p.m. at a program at Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, pr…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Write Stuff: Authors At RJ Julia; Talk On Southern Belles At Twain House by Carole Goldberg

R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, will present free talks by authors of fiction, memoir and poetry. On May 21 at 10:30 a.m., Shoshana Banana will talk about her fact-bas…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Write Stuff: Abdul-Jabbar At College Street; Poet Blanco In Mystic by Carole Goldberg

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hall of Fame basketball star and all-time leading NBA scorer, humanitarian, Presidential Medal of Freedom winner and best-selling author, will give a talk May 17 at 6 p.…

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Write Stuff: R.J. Julia Presents NPR Host Diane Rehm by Carole Goldberg

Diane Rehm, the popular NPR host, will speak Thursday, May 11, at 7 p.m. at Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield. Rehm will discuss her memoir "On My Own" (Knop…

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Poets At R.J. Julia, Authors At Bank Square Books by Carole Goldberg

Poetry, politics, rescue and romance will be discussed by authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or rjjulia.c…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Write Stuff: 'Orphan Train' Author In Simsbury; Poetry Month Celebrations by Carole Goldberg

The annual Booked for Lunch author luncheon presented by the Friends of the Simsbury Library and featuring a talk by Christina Baker Kline, author of the best-selling "Orphan Train" and "A P…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Write Stuff: Poetry Month Events, Thoreau Discussion by Carole Goldberg

Was Henry David Thoreau, the 19th century New England philosopher and essayist, more a boatman than a woodsman? Robert M. Thorson, a geology professor at UConn's Center for Integrative Geosc…

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