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Announcement
 

 

 

 

The Somerville News Writers Festival VII,
November 14, 2009, 7 PM--Reading

The Center for Arts at the Armory
(191 Highland Ave., Somerville, Ma), Hosting and Reading Timothy Gager with music by The Coachman TICKETS 617-666-4010 tba

Featuring: Rick Moody, Frank Bidart
Writers: Margot Livesey, John Buffalo Mailer, Steve Almond, Lise Haines and Kim Chinquee and

Poets: Boston Poet Laureate Sam Cornish, Richard Hoffman, Tina Villanueva, Tam Lin Neville and Douglas Holder Sponsored by Porter Square Books and Grub Street

2008 Guests

Host: Nicole Pierce

Feature: Junot Diaz

Ibbetson Lifetime Achievement Award
Afaa Michael Weaver

Fiction:
Steve Almond
Marty Beckerman
A.C. Kemp
Timothy Gager

Poetry:
Meg Kearney
Ifeanyi Menkiti
Dan Tobin
Bert Stern
Doug Holder

Musical Guest: The Double Necks

2007 Guests

Host: Emily Singer

Feature: Tom Perrotta

Ibbetson Lifetime Achievement Award
Robert Pinsky

Fiction:
Steve Almond
Stephanie Gayle
Errol Uys
JoeAnn Hart
Timothy Gager

Poetry:
Gloria Mindock
Danielle Legros Georges
Irene Koronas
Lo Galluccio
Doug Holder

Musical Guest:
The Swaggerin' Growlers

2006 Guests

Host: Jimmy Tingle

Feature: Nick Flynn

Ibbetson Lifetime Achievement Award
David Godine

Fiction:
Steve Almond
Michael McGlone
Christopher Castellani
Lisa Carver
Timothy Gager

Poetry:
Hugh Fox
Marc Goldfinger
David Slavitt
Joanna Nealon
Marc Widershien
Doug Holder

Musical Guest: Meg Hutchinson

2005 Guests

Host: Baratunde Thurston

Features: Robert Olen Butler and Franz Wright

Ibbetson Lifetime Achievement Award
Louisa Solano

Fiction:
Steve Almond
Sue Miller
Lan Samantha Chang
Alex Beam
Hallie Ephron and Donald Davidoff
Timothy Gager

Poetry:
Susie Davidson
Afaa Michael Weaver
Doug Holder

Musical Guest: Jennifer Matthews
 

2004 Guests

Host: Jimmy Tingle

Feature: Andre Dubus

Ibbetson Lifetime Achievement Award
Robert K. Johnson

Fiction:
Steve Almond
Laura Zigman
Tom Perrotta
Peter Yezukevich
Neil McCabe
Timothy Gager

Poetry:
Harris Gardner
Regie Gibson
Dick Lourie
Ryk McIntyre
Doug Holder

2003 Guests

Host: Jimmy Tingle

Feature: Michael Patrick MacDonald

Ibbetson Lifetime Achievement Award
Jack Powers

Fiction:

Steve Almond
Michael Lee
Elizabeth Graver
Laurie Foos
Patricia Wild
Timothy Gager

Poetry:
Deborah Priestly
Jennifer Matthews
Linda Haviland Conte
Marc Goldfinger
Doug Holder

 

Link: The Somerville News Writers Festival VII,
November 14, 2009, 7 PM--Reading

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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