October 1, 2014
On October 1, Katherine Paterson, will appear in a pre-festival event as part of the First Wednesday Lecture Series, sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council. Winner of two Newbery Medals and two National Book Awards, she is one of three people to win the two major international awards: for “lasting contribution to children’s literature” she won the biennial Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing in 1998. For her career contribution to “children’s and young adult literature in [...]
October 3, 2014
The Brattleboro Literary Death Match, hosted by Literary Death Match creator Adrian Todd Zuniga, will be judged by NPR personality Ophira Eisenberg, Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet Paul Muldoon, and former Broadway dancer and children’s author Tim Federle. They’ll be judging four amazing writers, who will read their own work in seven minutes or less. Cash bar. About Literary Death Match Literary Death Match combines the literary and performance aspects of Def Poetry Jam, the rapier-witted quips of [...]
October 4, 2014
Foliage Book and Ephemera Fair! Antiquarian Booksellers from New England and the Northeast offering Scarce, Rare & Out of Print Books, both Antiquarian & Modern, Antique Maps & Prints, Postcards & Ephemera for sale.
October 4, 2014
5:30 – 7:00 pm: Flashing Lights — A Flash Fiction event hosted by Tara Laskowski Hooker Dunham Theater Flash fiction has been around for many years (Chekhov, Hemingway, Bradbury, Vonnegut, Kafka, to name a few flashy authors, all wrote so-called short shorts), but this form is enjoying new popularity among today’s writers. Flash is a form of fiction that tells a story with as few words as possible; every word has to count. While there [...]