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Arlington Author Salon July: Small towns


Thursday, July 8 at 7:30 p.m., online.

Register here. (You will receive the Zoom link and password automatically, via Eventbrite, before the event.)

BUY THE BOOKS from The Book Rack's Bookshop page.

And good news! Kickstand Café, our regular venue, is open for takeout and outdoor yumminess! If you are in Arlington, please consider stopping by during the day to support them and get a treat!

View the recording of the last Salon with Kim Adrian, Michael Blanding and Alden Jones. 

 Spotlight on "Small Towns"
Chip Cheek

Chip Cheek is the author of the bestselling novel Cape May, which received starred reviews from Kirkus and Booklist, was an American Booksellers Association Indie Next pick and Indies Introduce selection, and has been published in six languages. His stories have appeared in The Southern ReviewHarvard ReviewWashington Square, and other journals and anthologies, and he has been awarded fellowships to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Tin House Summer Workshop, and the Vermont Studio Center. He lives with his wife and daughter in Redondo Beach, California, where he is at work on his second novel.

Jennifer Dupee
Jennifer Dupee’s debut novel, The Little French Bridal Shop, was chosen as Good Housekeeping magazine’s April 2021 Book of the Month. She is a graduate of Brown University, where she received her honors in Creative Writing.  She is an active member of the Grub Street writing community in Boston and has published in The Feminist Press.  She was a semi-finalist for the 2016 James Jones First Novel Competition and a semi-finalist for the 2016 Faulkner-Wisdom competition.  Jennifer lives in a historic house just outside of Boston with her family and is currently at work on her next two novels.
Calvin Hennick
Calvin Hennick’s debut memoir, Once More to the Rodeo, received the Pushcart Press Editors’ Book Award and was named one of the 100 Best Books of the Year by Amazon. A journalist by training, he has written for dozens of publications including The Boston GlobeEsquire, and Runner’s World, and has published fiction and essays in outlets including Bellevue Literary ReviewBaltimore Review, and The Drum. Recently, he has funded his creative writing habit largely through corporate work, authoring white papers and blog posts for Fortune 500 companies, while also occasionally finagling fun travel assignments that have taken him to places like Italy, Costa Rica, Barbados, Antigua, and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. He lives outside of Boston with his wife and two young children. 


This news announcement was published June 20, 2021.

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