Category : Friday

Osborne Bookstock PhotoWhen writing about nature, we often overlook two important influences on our work: our perception of ourselves, and our assumed relationship with nature. [1:00-4:00 Friday, MBRNH Park] Read more

BillTorreyStories From The Ta Ta Weenie Club: Join Woodsman, Author, and Storyteller Bill Torrey for five, true, Moth-style stories from his book, The Ta Ta Weenie Club. [3:00 Friday, St James Parish Hall] Read more

SandraGartnerSandra Gartner is one of two producing directors of Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre. She has performed with ART, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Vermont Stage and Lost Nation Theatre, among others. [4:00 Friday, Library Mezzanine] Read more

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

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Declan McCabe

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Howard Krum

The Center for Northern Woodlands Education has formed a community of writers who share their curiosity about nature in Northern Woodlands magazine and in a series of weekly articles featured in Twin State newspapers since 2002. The Center’s assistant director, Dan Lambert, will introduce the second compilation of these articles, The Outside Story: Local Writers Explore the Nature of New Hampshire and Vermont. Two of the authors will then read from the book. [1:00 Friday, NWPL Mezzanine]

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StafneWoodstock’s Own John Cotton Dana: Innovator of Libraries and Museums. Marcos Stafne, executive director of the Montshire Museum of Science is always on the lookout for inspirational museum leaders. His dream came true when he walked into Woodstock’s own Dana House and was reintroduced to John Cotton Dana. [3:00 Friday, History Center] 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

GundersenChuck Gundersen will be reading from You Never Can Tell, his newly published collection of columns of the same name from The Vermont Standard in Woodstock, Vermont. He will speak about meeting a weekly deadline and how he comes up with ideas for the column each week. [4:00 Friday, St James Parish Hall] Read more