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    Plein Air Poetry of Nature Walk

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    Sun., Sept. 22, 2-3 p.m.

    Explorers let their inner poet out to play on a guided gentle stroll. at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington (map). Free.

    'Zig Zag Lit Mag' Issue.7 Release Party

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    Sun., Sept. 22, 2-4 p.m.

    Hot off the press, the latest issue of the Addison County arts and literature magazine debuts with a reading and a meet and greet. at The Diner in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Emily Bernard

    Emily Bernard

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    Sun., Sept. 22, 3 p.m.

    The University of Vermont professor takes a penetrating look at race in her memoir, Black Is the Body: Stories From My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time and Mine. at Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh. Middlebury Area (map). $5.

    Words Out Loud

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    Sun., Sept. 22, 3-5 p.m.

    Rick Winston and Elizabeth A.I. Powell excerpt original work as part of a series highlighting Vermont writers. A reception at the Kent Museum follows. at Old West Church in Calais. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Monthly Book Group for Adults

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    Mon., Sept. 23, 7 p.m.

    A compelling page-turner sparks conversation. Call for title. at Jaquith Public Library in Marshfield. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Extempo

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    Mon., Sept. 23, 8-10 p.m.

    Local raconteurs tell first-person true stories before a live audience. at Positive Pie Tap & Grill in Plainfield. Barre/Montpelier (map). $5.

    Military Writers’ Symposium

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    Tue., Sept. 24, 8 a.m. and Wed., Sept. 25, 9 a.m.

    Author presentations, book signings and a panel discussion salute influential writers on current affairs and military history. at Norwich University in Northfield. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free; additional cost for Meet the Authors dinner; preregister for dinner.

    Brit Readers of the NEK Book Club

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    Tue., Sept. 24, 5-6 p.m.

    Bibliophiles bond over Circe by Madeline Miller, a novel that Ann Patchett calls "An epic spanning thousands of years that's also a keep-you-up-all-night page-turner." at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in St. Johnsbury. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    Burlington Free Write

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    Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.

    Aspiring writers respond to prompts in a welcoming atmosphere. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    Writing Circle

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    Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m.

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

    Rick Prashaw

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    Thu., Sept. 26, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

    The Canadian author shares from Soar, Adam, Soar, his memoir on his late son's gender and organ donor story. Willey Library and Learning Center. at Northern Vermont University-Johnson in Johnson. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    Glynnis Fawkes & Jason Lutes

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    Thu., Sept. 26, 6 p.m.

    The graphic novelists open the covers of their respective new books, Charlotte Brontë Before Jane Eyre and Houdini: The Handcuff King. at Phoenix Books (Burlington) in Burlington (map). Free.

    Evening Book Discussion

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    Thu., Sept. 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Washington Black by Esi Edugyan inspires conversation among readers. at South Burlington Community Library, University Mall in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Poetry/Spoken Word Open Mic

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    Thu., Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m.

    Poets gather to share new material in a supportive setting. at Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph. Randolph/Royalton (map). Free.

    Cocoon

    Cocoon

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    Fri., Sept. 27, 8-10 p.m.

    Inspired by the storytelling series "The Moth," raconteurs approach the mic with true tales. A reception follows. at Robison Hall, Mahaney Arts Center, Middlebury College in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). $6-15.
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