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    Brown Bag Lunch: George Longenecker

    Brown Bag Lunch: George Longenecker

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    Wed., Sept. 19, 12-1 p.m.

    Lovers of verse lean in for a reading from Star Route, a collection of poems from Vermont and around the world. at South Burlington Community Library, University Mall in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Fiction Workshop

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    Wed., Sept. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

    Readers focus on elements of the craft when responding to work by Burlington Writers Workshop members. at 110 Main St., Suite 3C in Burlington (map). Free; preregister at meetup.com; limited space.

    Faith Examined

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    Wed., Sept. 19, 10:15-11:30 a.m.

    A faith-based discussion of the testimonial collection Coming Out in Faith: Voices of LGBTQ Unitarian Universalists focuses on the church's role in embracing the LGBTQ community. at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Plattsburgh in Plattsburgh. Outside Vermont (map). Free.

    Writing Circle

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    Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m.

    Words flow when participants explore creative expression in a low-pressure environment. at The Pathways Vermont Community Center in Burlington (map). Free.

    Recovery Write Now

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    Wednesdays, 6-7:15 p.m.

    Wordsmiths in recovery let their creativity flow in a lively and supportive setting. at Turning Point Center in Burlington (map). Free.

    Laurie Forest

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    Thu., Sept. 20, 7 p.m.

    Bookworms are spellbound by the launch of the Vermont author's latest young adult offering, The Iron Flower. at Phoenix Books (Burlington) in Burlington (map). $3.

    In Our Own Backyard: Robin MacArthur

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    Thu., Sept. 20, 7-8 p.m.

    Lit lovers lend their ears to the novelist behind Half Wild and Heart Spring Mountain. at Stowe Free Library in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    Friday Morning Workshop

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    Fri., Sept. 21, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Wordsmiths offer constructive criticism on works in progress by Burlington Writers Workshop members. at 110 Main St., Suite 3C in Burlington (map). Free; preregister at meetup.com; limited space.

    Megan Price

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    Fri., Sept. 21, 4 p.m.

    Fans of the Vermont Wild: Adventures of Fish & Game Wardens series hear the stories behind the stories in the author's latest volume. at Carpenter-Carse Library in Hinesburg. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Archer Mayor

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    Fri., Sept. 21, 7 p.m.

    The Vermont writer regales readers with passages from his most recent mystery, Bury the Lead: A Joe Gunther Novel. at Norwich Bookstore in Norwich. Upper Valley (map). Free.

    Maureen Johnson

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    Sat., Sept. 22, 1-3 p.m.

    Devotees of writers such as Agatha Christie flock to a book signing and meet and greet with the New York Times best-selling author of Truly Devious. at Phoenix Books (Burlington) in Burlington (map). Free.

    Vermont Book Award Gala

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    Sat., Sept. 22, 6-10 p.m.

    The Vermont Book Award winner is revealed at a celebration of literature complete with readings, music and distinguished guests. at Alumni Hall, Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). $45; cash bar.

    Words Out Loud

    Words Out Loud

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    Sun., Sept. 23, 3-5 p.m.

    When the autumn air turns crisp, some Vermonters may choose to cozy up with a good book. Words Out Loud, an annual afternoon reading series, introduces lit lovers to Green Mountain State authors and their work. The second installment of this season’s sequence spotlights poets George Longenecker and Karla Van Vliet. Longenecker, a Middlesex resident and president of the Poetry Society of Vermont, released his first full-length collection, Star Route, in March. Two-time Pushcart Prize nominee Van Vliet is the author of two poetry collections and the forthcoming chapbook Fragments: From the Lost Book of the Bird Spirit. Bookworms can meet the writers at a post-reading reception at the Kent Museum. at Old West Church in Calais. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Kate DiCamillo & Harry Bliss

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    Sun., Sept. 23, 2 p.m.

    The John Newbury Medal-winning author and the popular illustrator team up for a chat about their collaborative children's book, Good Rosie! at Film House, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington (map). Free; preregister; limited space.

    George's Mystery Book Club

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    Mon., Sept. 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Readers look for clues in Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead by Sara Gran and The Devil in Her Way by Bill Loehfelm. at Bear Pond Books (Montpelier) in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.
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