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Celebration of Local Novelists, Part 2

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

Author reading followed by Q&A with:

Deborah Noyes is the author of two adult historical novels, Angel and Apostle and Captivity, as well as fiction and nonfiction for teens and younger readers. She is also an editor, anthologist, and photographer, and can be found at

Jacqueline Sheehan is a New York Times Bestselling author. She is also a psychologist. Her novels include The Comet’s Tale, a novel about Sojourner  Truth, Lost & Found, Now & Then, and Picture This. She has published travel articles, short stories, and numerous essays and radio pieces. In 2005, she edited the anthology, Women Writing in Prison. She is currently working on her fifth novel. 

Hilary Sloin began her writing career as a playwright.  Her novel Art on Fire won the 2014 Stonewall Book Award-Barbara Gittings Literature Award from the American Library Association.  She has just finished work on a manuscript of short stories entitled The Cure for Unhappiness and is in the earliest stages of a second novel.

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.

Date: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Coolidge Museum
Categories: Author Events, Local History/Local Novelists Reading and Lecture Series, One-Time Events
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