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    Introductory Oral History Workshop

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    Tue., Nov. 12, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

    Participants learn the theory, techniques and equipment behind capturing stories told aloud. Lunch is provided. at Jaquith Public Library in Marshfield. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free; preregister.

    Christopher Wren

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    Tue., Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m.

    The author discusses his recent book, Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom: Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys and the American Revolution, as well as the nearly 30 years he spent as reporter, foreign correspondent and editor for the New York Times. at Fairlee Town Hall Auditorium in Fairlee. Upper Valley (map). $10.

    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., Nov. 13, 6 p.m.

    Inspired dishes are on the menu during a discussion of Heartburn by Nora Ephron. at Kiss the Cook (Middlebury) in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). $5; preregister; limited space.

    Book Discussion Group

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    Wed., Nov. 13, 6:30-8 p.m.

    Bibliophiles discuss the biography The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World by Maya Jasanoff. 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.

    Sharon Lamb

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    Thu., Nov. 14, 4 p.m.

    Drawing on her background as a psychologist, the writer delves into The Not Good Enough Mother, her 2019 book examining society's inclination to blame moms for the plights of their children. at Farrell Room, St. Edmund's Hall, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Megan Mayhew Bergman & Spring Ulmer

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    Thu., Nov. 14, 4:30-6 p.m.

    New England Review and the Middlebury College Creative Writing Program present new faculty members reading from and signing copies of their fiction and essays. Refreshments are served. at Axinn Center, Starr Library, Middlebury College in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Jon Clinch

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    Thu., Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

    Lit lovers join the author for a talk on his new novel, Marley, a reimagining of Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol centered on the relationship between Ebenezer Scrooge and Jacob Marley. at Phoenix Books (Burlington) in Burlington (map). $3.

    Book Club

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    Second Thursday of every month, 1 p.m. Continues through Dec. 12

    Bookworms bond over the written word. at Barre Area Senior Center in Barre. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Kiese Laymon

    Kiese Laymon

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    Fri., Nov. 15, 7:30-9 p.m.

    Members of the public are welcome to hear the Vermont Humanities Fall Conference keynote address delivered by the author of the provocative memoir Heavy, which won the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction. at Ira Allen Chapel, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Free.

    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.

    Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop

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    Sat., Nov. 16, 10-11:30 a.m.

    Teen scribes put pen to paper, responding to prompts from Mindy Wong of the Young Writers Project. at Karma Bird House in Burlington (map). Free.

    Writers’ Wertfrei

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    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

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    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.
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