Spring has finally sprung! And in the spirit of the season, there are some really great events celebrating spring around New Hampshire this weekend, including the release of WMUR anchor Jennifer Vaughn’s first novel. Check ’em out…
March 24, 2011
Concord: Sarah Vowell will discuss her novel Unfamiliar Fishes. Tickets are $6 each or free with purchase of this book through Gibson’s. Tickets available through Gibson’s Bookstore or Red River, 6 p.m., Red River Theatres, 603-224-0562.
Lebanon: Katherine Harbaugh will lead the Writers’ Project’s Book Club for Writers with a discussion of Bash by Neil Labute, 7 p.m., Upper Valley AVA Gallery, 603-314-7980, [email protected]
Portsmouth: Beat Night will be held tonight, instead of on St. Patrick’s Day, 7 p.m., The Press Room, 77 Daniel St., Portsmouth, 603-431-5186, ([email protected]).
March 26, 2011
Concord: Book Release Party for WMUR news anchor Jennifer Vaughn and her debut novel, Last Flight Out, 1 p.m., Borders, 76 Fort Eddy Rd., Concord, 603.224.1255.
March 27, 2011
North Conway: An afternoon of poetry with featured poets Marnie Cobbs and Louise Taylor, 3 p.m., White Birch Books, Main St., North Conway, 603-356-3200, [email protected]
Manchester: WMUR news anchor Jennifer Vaughn joins us with her debut novel, Last Flight Out, 1:00 PM, Barnes and Noble, 1741 South Willow Street, Manchester, 603-668-5557.
March 28, 2011
Portsmouth: Joyce Carol Oates is the next featured writer at The Music Hall for Writers on a New England Stage, 7:30 PM, $13 ($11 Members of The Music Hall), available online from The Music Hall or call the box office at 603-436-2400.
March 29, 2011
Exeter: Booksellers Liz Whaley, Jean Paul Adriaansen, and Sarah Connell will discuss some new and old favorite books as part of the first Staff Picks Night, 7 p.m., Water Street Bookstore, 125 Water Street, Exeter, 603-778-9731.
March 30, 2011
Exeter: The Exeter Public Library will host a Crime Writers Panel with panelists Lara Bricker, author of Lie After Lie: The True Story of a Master of Deception, Betrayal, and Murder, Cornelia Read, whose most recent novel is Invisible Boy, Toby Ball, author of The Vaults, and Kevin Flynn, who authored Wicked Intentions, 6:30 p.m., Exeter Public Library, 4 Chestnut Street, Exeter, 603.772.3101.
Keene: Writes of Spring will feature a live recording of a panel discussion of Paradise Lost, Book VIII: Adam’s Account, 7 p.m., The Milton Ensemble Media Arts Center television studio at Keene State College (603-563-7195).
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Have a great weekend!