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Arts Calendar: Literary Arts in Southern Vermont

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Jun
6
2018

When Art Imitates Life: A Workshop on Writing Creative Nonfiction

When Art Imitates Life: A Workshop on Writing Creative Nonfiction
Description:

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes author Elayne Clift to lead this four-part writing workshop. Creative nonfiction has been defined as that branch of writing which uses literary techniques and artistic vision (like fiction or poetry does) to report on real people/events. It can include such works as essays, autobiography, journalism, and dramatic, true stories that use scenes, dialogue, detailed descriptions and other techniques usually employed by poets and fiction writers. The class will meet Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27. Registration is $60 for all four sessions. For more information or to register, please call our office at 802-867-0111 or visit greenmtnacademy.org.

Time: 6/6/18 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: Equinox Village, Manchester Center
Jun
6
2018

The Known World and the Literary Character

The Known World and the Literary Character
Description:

Amherst professor Judith Frank discusses Edward P. Jones’ 2003 Pulitzer-winning novel The Known World, described as “a masterpiece that deserves a place in the American literary canon,” and considers what its unusual approach to characterization can tell us about slavery, personhood, and novel-reading. Part of the First Wednesdays series. A Vermont Humanities Council program. (Books for loan available at library front desk prior to talk.)

Time: 6/6/18 7:00pm
Location: Brooks Memorial Library, Brattleboro
Jun
6
2018

The Known World and the Literary Character

The Known World and the Literary Character
Description:

Amherst professor Judith Frank discusses Edward P. Jones’ 2003 Pulitzer-winning novel The Known World, described as “a masterpiece that deserves a place in the American literary canon,” and considers what its unusual approach to characterization can tell us about slavery, personhood, and novel-reading. Part of the First Wednesdays series. A Vermont Humanities Council program.

Time: 6/6/18 7:00pm
Location: Brooks Memorial Library, Brattleboro
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Jun
7
2018

Yvonne Daley: Book Launch & Celebration for Going Up the Country

Yvonne Daley:  Book Launch & Celebration for Going Up the Country
Description:

Join us at the Vermont Farmers Food Center to celebrate the launch of Yvonne Daley's Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks, and Radicals Moved to Vermont. This event will feature live music with songs from the era, and artwork - including photos of and arts & crafts made by some of the people profiled in the book - will be on display. Light fare provided.

Yvonne Daley is the author of five previous books and director of the Green Mountain Writers Conference.

Time: 6/7/18 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Vermont Farmers Food Center, 251 West Street, Rutland