Category : Fiction

JensenBeachJensen Beach is the author of two story collections, most recently Swallowed by the Cold. [Noon Saturday, Woodstock Inn Wilder Room]

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Brooke H JamesBrooke Herter James is the debut author of Why Did the Farmer Cross the Road?, a picture book for young children, as well as The Widest Eye, a collection of poems for adults. [11:00 Friday, NWPL Mezzanine] Read more

Elayne_Clift_headshot-4aBecause of many issues surrounding caregiving, Elayne Clift compiled a collection of prose and poetry by 21 women caregivers that give testimony to what caretaking has meant for contemporary women. [Lead-in: 10:00 Sunday, July 23, UU North Chapel]  Read more
Alvarez-FieldAlvarez and Field, both Vermont residents, have collaborated on a new picture book, Where Do They Go?  The book has been described as a beautifully crafted poem for children of all ages who have ever wondered what happens to those they love after they die. [10:00 Saturday, Town Hall Theater] Read more

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Connie Johnson Hambley

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Roberta (Robbie) Harold

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Kate George

Authors from Sisters in Crime, a national organization of mystery and thriller authors, will talk about how great fiction starts in the real world. [Noon on Friday, NWPL Mezzanine]

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FreemanCastle Freeman, Jr., was born in Texas, raised and educated in Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia. He came to southeastern Vermont with his wife, Alice, on a whim and is still here 45 years later. [11:00 Friday, Thompson Senior Center] Read more

JeanHanffKorelitzJean Hanff Korelitz is the author of the novels You Should Have Known, Admission (adapted as the 2013 film starring Tina Fey), The White Rose, The Sabbathday River, and A Jury of Her Peers. She has also written a novel for children, Interference Powder, and a collection of poetry, The Properties of Breath. [1:00 Saturday, Library Mezzanine] Read more

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Jack Mayer is a Vermont writer and pediatrician who established Rainbow Pediatrics in Middlebury in 1991 where he continues to practice pediatrics. His  first non-fiction book was Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project. His new novel, Before the Court of Heaven, explores how Germany’s Weimar Democracy became the Third Reich – a cautionary tale. [Noon Saturday, Library Mezzanine] Read more

MerulloRoland Merullo is the author of 13 novels and 6 books of non-fiction, as well as numerous articles, stories, essays, and Op Ed pieces in the NY Times, Boston Globe, Newsweek, Yankee, and many other publications. He has won Massachusetts Book awards in both fiction and non-fiction, and his work has been translated into Spanish, German, Portuguese, Korean, Croatian, Chinese, and Turkish. His 2005 novel, Golfing with God is under film option with Gem Films. [3:00 Friday, Library Mezzanine] Read more

Cerrone Author PhotoOLIVIA KATE CERRONE’s The Hunger Saint is a story of hope and survival set in post-WWII Italy. Hailed by Kirkus Reviews as “a well-crafted and affecting literary tale,” this historical novella sheds light on the little-known practice of child labor abuse in the sulfur mines of rural Sicily. [2:00 Saturday, History Center] Read more