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Is 2021 The Year You Write A Novel? Learn More at Do the Write...

Montclair, NJ – Is 2021 going to be the year you write your novel? Children’s picture book? Memoir? Mystery? Or do you have a book and are waiting to find an agent or...

Montclair Sisters Share Their Love of Art and Literature with Community

Area teens have shown us that their ingenuity and passion are far from stifled during this global pandemic. Two Montclair sisters, Clio and Nadia Marcus, are no exception. By focusing on their personal interests...

David Sedaris Is Coming Back to Montclair, In Person At Watchung Booksellers

MONTCLAIR, N.J. – February 8, 2021 – Watchung Booksellers will host renowned humorist and essayist David Sedaris for an IN PERSON signing of “The Best of Me” on Friday, February 12 at 1:00. Sedaris...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Peggy Panosh and Susie Arons in Conversation with Bobbi Brown, 11/18

Watchung Booksellers is pleased to host Peggy Panosh and Susie Arons, authors of Billions of Besties: A Celebration of Fascinating and Simply Exceptional Friendships as part of its ongoing Evening with the Authors virtual...

David Sedaris Bringing The Best of Me to Watchung Booksellers

Renowned humorist and essayist David Sedaris is coming to Watchung Booksellers! Sedaris will be signing his new book The Best of Me on Thursday, November 5. Releasing on November 3, The Best of Me...

Only The Women Are Burning by Nancy Burke

Montclair author Nancy Burke has written a novel sure to ignite discussion and introspection. ONLY THE WOMEN ARE BURNING is set in Hillston, a town much like Montclair. The novel centers on the aptly...

Montclair Public Library and Montclair Literary Festival Present Christina Baker Kline: “The Exiles”

Montclair Public Library and the Montclair Literary Festival Present Christina Baker Kline: “The Exiles” Registration: Will open in mid August Admission: $11 (can be used toward the purchase of “The Exiles” at watchung booksellers...

Celebrate International Women’s Day at Watchung Booksellers with ’50 Contemporary Women Artists’

Join Watchung Booksellers for a conversation with Heather Zises, curator and editor of multi-award winning book "50 Contemporary Women Artists." Heather will discuss various aspects of her publication and contemporary feminism with MSU Professor...

Locals Spotlight Vaginas at Benefit Performances of “The Vagina Monologues”

Vaginas were center stage for three nights last week at Montclair’s Studio Playhouse as two-dozen women performed Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues under the direction of William Michael Harper. The performances, produced by V-Day...

“Sharing Our Stories” Exhibit in West Orange Celebrates Black Family Heritage And Pride

WEST ORANGE, N.J. - The West Orange Arts Council (WOAC) and the West Orange African Heritage Organization (WOAHO) present "Sharing Our Stories" Exhibit: Celebrating Black Family Heritage and Pride, curated by Carol Black-Lemon, from...

Award-Winning Deaf Author and Book Illustrator of ‘America is Immigrants’ Book Discussion, 1/28

Montclair, NJ -- The Bnai Keshet Book Club, open to all, invites the community to nourish their bodies and minds and attend a fun, free evening of community building and book discussion on Tuesday,...

Montclair Literary Festival: Book Tour – Isabel Allende: A Long Petal of the Sea

Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival welcomes renowned author Isabel Allende to a pre-festival event in Montclair on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, to discuss her latest novel, A Long Petal of the Sea. A masterful work of...

NJ Transit Launches Music in Motion; Live, In-Station Performances Through January 2020

NJ TRANSIT welcomed Xiaofang Huangmei Arts Academy to the Secaucus Junction station for the initial live performance of the 2019-2020 TRANSITional Arts Project. The Academy performed two traditional Chinese dances in the main atrium...

Open Book/ Open Mind: SHE SAID, Jodi Kantor and Meghan Twohey in Conversation with...

New York Times writers and Pulitzer Prize winners Jodi Kantor and Meghan Twohey will discuss their best-selling book, SHE SAID: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement, with their Times colleague...