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Journalists as Fiction Writers

Local History/Local Novelists 2013/14 Reading and Lecture Series

Six outstanding local journalists read ten minutes each of their best fiction and answer questions about the relationship between fiction and journalism.

Drew Adamek, host of The Mass Divide

Fred Contrada, Springfield Republican.  Novelist, New Orleans Stories 

Bob Flaherty, Morning Host WHMP. Novelist, Puff

James Heflin, Arts Editor, Valley Advocate

Diane Lederman, Springfield Republican  

Mark Roessler, writer 

Books will be for sale. 

The Connecticut River Valley is rich in both novelists and history.  Forbes Library is a place where novelists come to research and write alongside others interested in local history and literature. The Local History/Local Novelists series, now in its fourth year, invites the community to enjoy and join in the conversation between history and fiction that both engages and creates our changing cultures. Curated by Forbes Writer in Residence Susan Stinson.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Coolidge Museum
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