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Brattleboro Literary Festival

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Various days, times, locations in Brattleboro
Brattleboro (various locations)
Brattleboro, VT
Brattleboro, VT

 

From October 17th-20th, the 18th annual Brattleboro Literary Festival will host more than 70 authors in over 40 events and discussions that explore identity — personal identity, cultural identity, and identity as a country.

The Festival is known for presenting new literary voices, as well as being a stage for established authors. This year’s festival will feature Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author Joseph Ellis (American Dialogue:The Founding Fathers and Us), New York Times bestselling novelist Madeline Miller (Circe), 2018 Women’s Prize winner Kamila Shamsie (Home Fire), New York Times best selling memoirists Dani Shapiro (Inheritance) and Ann Hood (Kitchen Yarns), Obama Inaugural poet Richard Blanco (How to Love a Country), 2019 Ruth Lilly Prize winning poet Marilyn Nelson, New York Times bestselling journalist Casey Cep (Furious Hours), National Humanities Medal Winner Harold Holzer (Monument Man) and environmental journalist Tatiana Schlossberg (Inconspicuous Consumption). Andrew Delbanco (The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War) and Brenda Wineapple (The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew) will look back at our dark history. And diverse authors such as Jabari Asim (We Can’t Breathe), Emily Bernard (Black is the Body), Anna Maria Hong (Age of Glass), Amitava Kumar (Immigrant, Montana), Pablo Medina (The Cuban Comedy), E.C. Osondu (Voice of America), Brenda Shaughnessy (The Octopus Museum), Evie Shockley (semiautomatic) Pitchaya Sudbanthad (Bangkok Wakes to Rain), Sergio Troncosio (A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son), and Xu Xi (This Fish is Fowl).

All festival events are free and open to the public.




For details and a full list of authors, go to brattleboroliteraryfestival.org



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Mid-River Bulletin Board
A timely event and information service for and by the communities in and around the Mid-Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire

Brattleboro Literary Festival

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Various days, times, locations in Brattleboro
Brattleboro (various locations)
Brattleboro, VT
Brattleboro, VT

 

From October 17th-20th, the 18th annual Brattleboro Literary Festival will host more than 70 authors in over 40 events and discussions that explore identity — personal identity, cultural identity, and identity as a country.

The Festival is known for presenting new literary voices, as well as being a stage for established authors. This year’s festival will feature Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author Joseph Ellis (American Dialogue:The Founding Fathers and Us), New York Times bestselling novelist Madeline Miller (Circe), 2018 Women’s Prize winner Kamila Shamsie (Home Fire), New York Times best selling memoirists Dani Shapiro (Inheritance) and Ann Hood (Kitchen Yarns), Obama Inaugural poet Richard Blanco (How to Love a Country), 2019 Ruth Lilly Prize winning poet Marilyn Nelson, New York Times bestselling journalist Casey Cep (Furious Hours), National Humanities Medal Winner Harold Holzer (Monument Man) and environmental journalist Tatiana Schlossberg (Inconspicuous Consumption). Andrew Delbanco (The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War) and Brenda Wineapple (The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew) will look back at our dark history. And diverse authors such as Jabari Asim (We Can’t Breathe), Emily Bernard (Black is the Body), Anna Maria Hong (Age of Glass), Amitava Kumar (Immigrant, Montana), Pablo Medina (The Cuban Comedy), E.C. Osondu (Voice of America), Brenda Shaughnessy (The Octopus Museum), Evie Shockley (semiautomatic) Pitchaya Sudbanthad (Bangkok Wakes to Rain), Sergio Troncosio (A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son), and Xu Xi (This Fish is Fowl).

All festival events are free and open to the public.




For details and a full list of authors, go to brattleboroliteraryfestival.org



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Mid-River Bulletin Board
A timely event and information service for and by the communities in and around the Mid-Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire

Brattleboro Literary Festival

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Various days, times, locations in Brattleboro
Brattleboro (various locations)
Brattleboro, VT
Brattleboro, VT

 

From October 17th-20th, the 18th annual Brattleboro Literary Festival will host more than 70 authors in over 40 events and discussions that explore identity — personal identity, cultural identity, and identity as a country.

The Festival is known for presenting new literary voices, as well as being a stage for established authors. This year’s festival will feature Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author Joseph Ellis (American Dialogue:The Founding Fathers and Us), New York Times bestselling novelist Madeline Miller (Circe), 2018 Women’s Prize winner Kamila Shamsie (Home Fire), New York Times best selling memoirists Dani Shapiro (Inheritance) and Ann Hood (Kitchen Yarns), Obama Inaugural poet Richard Blanco (How to Love a Country), 2019 Ruth Lilly Prize winning poet Marilyn Nelson, New York Times bestselling journalist Casey Cep (Furious Hours), National Humanities Medal Winner Harold Holzer (Monument Man) and environmental journalist Tatiana Schlossberg (Inconspicuous Consumption). Andrew Delbanco (The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War) and Brenda Wineapple (The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew) will look back at our dark history. And diverse authors such as Jabari Asim (We Can’t Breathe), Emily Bernard (Black is the Body), Anna Maria Hong (Age of Glass), Amitava Kumar (Immigrant, Montana), Pablo Medina (The Cuban Comedy), E.C. Osondu (Voice of America), Brenda Shaughnessy (The Octopus Museum), Evie Shockley (semiautomatic) Pitchaya Sudbanthad (Bangkok Wakes to Rain), Sergio Troncosio (A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son), and Xu Xi (This Fish is Fowl).

All festival events are free and open to the public.




For details and a full list of authors, go to brattleboroliteraryfestival.org



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