From Stream of Consciousness to the Well-Built Sentence: A Life Spent Working with Words

Featured Event

Author Talk with Award-winning Writer George Howe Colt

Friday, June 3, 2022
7:00 pm
At Thoreau Farm 
$10, in-person event with book signing immediately following
Limited seating

Taking as starting points five Thoreauvian aperçus, George Howe Colt will discuss lessons learned from a half-century of writing, touching on such topics as how a reader becomes a writer, what it means to write from the inside out, how to see the forest and the trees, and what happens when two writers marry.

George Howe Colt is the bestselling author of The Big House, which was a National Book Award finalist and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; BrothersNovember of the Soul; and The Game. He lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife, the writer Anne Fadiman.

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for the in-person talk

This program will also be presented online.

To attend virtually, register on Zoom. Fee: $10

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We will follow the Center for Disease Control and State of Massachusetts Department of Public Health guidelines for mask-wearing and other COVID-19 guidelines to ensure public health safety and compliance.