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    Sun., Oct. 20, 2 p.m.

    Authors Shirly Hook, Sara Tucker and Joan Feierabend reveal the personal motivations behind their new books. at Esther Mesh Room, Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph. Randolph/Royalton (map). Donations.

    Brattleboro Literary Festival

    Brattleboro Literary Festival

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    Sun., Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

    Guided by the theme of identity, a four-day page-turner party offers readings, panels and other literary happenings. See brattleboroliteraryfestival.org for details. at Various Brattleboro locations in Brattleboro. Brattleboro/Okemo Valley (map). Free.

    Must-Read Mondays

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    Mon., Oct. 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Bookworms cover Isabel Wilkerson's The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration. at Brownell Library in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Voices of Color Showcase

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    Third Monday of every month, 8-10:30 p.m.

    People of color exercise their artistry when sharing stories and poetry. at Light Club Lamp Shop in Burlington (map). $1.

    In Our Own Backyard: Peter Zheutlin

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 7-8 p.m.

    The author introduces nonfiction fans to his recently published book, The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels With Albie: An American Journey. at Stowe Free Library in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    Pat Esden

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 7 p.m.

    Fiction fans fête the release of the northern Vermont author's latest fantasy novel, Things She's Seen. at Phoenix Books (Essex) in Essex. Chittenden County (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.

    Food & Lit Book Discussion

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    Wed., Oct. 23, 6 p.m.

    Sicilian broccoli and sausage are on the menu during a discussion of Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan. at Kiss the Cook (Middlebury) in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). $5; preregister; limited space.

    Brian Gilmore

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    Wed., Oct. 23, 7 p.m.

    The poet behind collections such as 2014's We Didn’t Know Any Gangsters gives voice to original writings. Macomb Hall. at SUNY Plattsburgh in Plattsburgh. Outside Vermont (map). Free.

    Emily Bernard

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    Wed., Oct. 23, 7:30 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 McCarthy Arts Center, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (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.

    Young Writers Project: Voices for Change

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    Thu., Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m.

    Fueled by free pizza, aspiring wordsmiths at this youth-led workshop and open mic share poetry and prose inspired by social justice. at BCA Center in Burlington (map). Free.

    Extempo

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    Thu., Oct. 24, 8-10 p.m.

    Local raconteurs tell first-person true stories before a live audience. at Bridgeside Books in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $5.

    Mark Redmond

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    Fri., Oct. 25, 8 p.m.

    The hirsute Burlington storyteller, whose work has appeared on "The Moth," as well as podcasts such as Risk! and Strangers, presents his latest collection, "The Mustache Diaries." at FlynnSpace in Burlington (map). $15.

    Writer's Block

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    Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m. Continues through Dec. 13

    Scribes bring essays, short stories, one-act plays and poems to be critiqued by a supportive audience. at Barre Area Senior Center in Barre. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free; preregister.
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