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Arlington Author Salon: 'Protection'


Thursday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m., online.

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

Be sure to help support our in-person locale, Kickstand Café, which is open for takeout and outdoor yumminess.

View the recording of the last Salon with Chip Cheek, Jennifer Dupee, and Calvin Hennick.

Spotlight on "Protection" with Prescott, Fay and Lang.

Fall Author Salon October 7



Brenda Sparks Prescott lives and writes in Eastern Massachusetts and Southern Vermont. Prescott is the co-editor of Solstice Literary Magazine and her writing has appeared in publications such as The Louisville Review, Crab Orchard Review, and Portland Magazine. She also serves on the advisory board for the Solstice MFA in creative writing program, and is a founding member of Simply Not Done – a women’s writing collaborative. Brenda’s family has a long history of military service, with records stretching back to the Civil War.

Juliette Fay is the bestselling author of six novels, including Catch Us When We Fall, City of Flickering Light and The Tumbling Turner Sisters, a USA Today bestseller and Costco Pennie’s Book Club Pick. Previous novels include The Shortest Way Home, one of Library Journal’s Top 5 Best Books of 2012: Women’s Fiction; Deep Down True, short-listed for the 2011Women’s Fiction award by the American Library Association; and Shelter Me, a 2009 Massachusetts Book Award “Must-Read Book” and an Indie Next pick. Juliette is a graduate of Boston College and Harvard University, and lives in Massachusetts with her family.

Maya Shanbhag Lang is the author of What We Carry, named a New York Times Editors’ Choice, an Amazon Best Memoir of 2020, and on several international “Best Of” lists. She is also the author of The Sixteenth of June, named a Must-Read Novel by CBS and InStyle and long listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. Her essays have been published widely, from New York Magazine to The Washington Post and Times of India. The daughter of South Asian immigrants, Lang holds a PhD in Comparative Literature and lives in New York.

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This program is supported in part by a grant from the Arlington Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

This news announcement was published Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.

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