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Melanie Finn & Robin MacArthur :: Town House Forum in Strafford

Town House Forum features poets, fiction writers, and musicians, and each presentation will be followed by conversations with the audience. They begin at 7 pm and reservations are not needed. Everyone is invited to pack a picnic and come early to have supper on the Strafford Common with the authors!

m finnMelanie Finn is a documentary screenwriter and the author of two books, Away From You ((2004) and The Gloaming (2016), which was a New York Times “Editor’s Choice,” and on The Guardian’s “Not the Booker Prize” shortlist.
Writer and musician Robin MacArthur, is the author of the short story collection, set in Vermont, Half Wild (2016) and a member of the folk duo, Red Heart the Ticker.


While there is no charge for admission, donations will be welcomed at the door, to benefit the new books fund of the Morrill Memorial and Harris Library.

The Norwich Bookstore will sell current and past books by the authors. (Many of the books can be purchased at the bookstore in advance, and can be signed by the authors in August.)

For more information, please call (802) 765–4037.

Event date: 
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Strafford Town House
On the Common
Strafford, VT
The Gloaming Cover Image
ISBN: 9781937512477
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to check availability)
Published: Two Dollar Radio - September 20th, 2016

"Deeply satisfying. Finn is a remarkably confident and supple storyteller. The Gloaming] deserves major attention."
--John Williams, New York Times

Half Wild: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062444400
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Published: Ecco - May 9th, 2017

“This heartbreakingly honest and authentic fiction will make you weep over, laugh at, and finally cheer for, mothers and daughters, sons and fathers, lovers and losers, and the human race in general.