Category : Memoir

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

Fastnet.JR.steering in 79Fastnet storm - Copy (2)Writer’s remorse and sanity:  How to write about shipwrecks without becoming a wreck yourself.  [4:00 Saturday, Library 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

MarianneLeoneMarianne Leone is an actress, screenwriter and essayist. Her essays have appeared in the Boston Globe, Post Road, Bark Magazine, and Coastal Living. Her memoir, Jesse, was published by Simon & Schuster in 2010. [1:00 Saturday, Woodstock Inn Wilder Room] Read more

BruceCoffinpic1Bruce Coffin was born and raised in Woodstock, and has maintained a close connection to the village since going away for college and graduate studies and a career of teaching English in independent schools in England and in this country. [1:00 Saturday, History Center] Read more

HeffernanIn 1979, when I was nine, I joined the Internet. My parents believed I was learning to program; actually I was playing an adventure game. At school, I was an awkward child; online I was a wise warrior genius. Only as a teenager did I worry that computers were making me a nervous wallflower. To become a normal teen, I quit. I resolved to study literature. Eventually I got a Ph.D. in English from Harvard. [3:00 Saturday, Woodstock Inn Wilder Room]

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SaraWidnessThe Dusky Afternoon: An Oregon Childhood immerses readers in a post-World War II rural Oregon where logging trucks laden with timber rumbled along gravel roads and moonshine was secreted in nearby shadows. [1:00 Friday, St James Parish Hall] Read more