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    Brattleboro Literary Festival

    Brattleboro Literary Festival


    Fri., Oct. 18, 7-9 p.m., Sat., Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and 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.

    Jill Mudgett


    Fri., Oct. 18, 7 p.m.

    "Murder in the Vermont Woods: A Story About Race, Class and Gender in the 19th Century" is the tragic true tale of foul play, racism, disability and violence against women in central Vermont in the 19th century. at Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    Writer's Block


    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.

    Book Sale

    Book Sale


    Sat., Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Bibliophiles stock up on used reading materials and other media to support the Friends of the South Burlington Public Library. at Wheeler House in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Voicing Art Poetry Reading


    Sat., Oct. 19, 2-3 p.m.

    Visual art meets the written word as poets share original pieces penned in response to the Flynndog Gallery exhibition "Of Joy and Other Acts of Resistance." at Nomad Coffee — South End Station in Burlington (map). Free.

    Jack & Lydia Clemmons


    Sat., Oct. 19, 4-5:30 p.m.

    The owners of Clemmons Family Farm educate and entertain listeners with vivid storytelling. A Q&A, refreshments and social time follow. at Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte. Chittenden County (map). Donations; preregister at clemmonsfamilyfarm.org.

    Writers’ Wertfrei


    Sat., Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Sat., Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Authors, both published and aspiring, meet monthly to share what they have written in a nonjudgmental, value-free atmosphere. at Waterbury Public Library in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). Free; preregister.

    Poetry Experience


    First and Third Saturday of every month, 1-3 p.m.

    Writers share original work and learn from others in a supportive environment open to all ages and experience levels. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    Word. Literary Event


    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.

    Must-Read Mondays

    Must-Read Mondays


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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.
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