Now that we have all dug out from the Blizzard of 2011, consider the weekend off from shoveling and verify out these fantastic events taking place about New Hampshire on this Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. January events in the Granite State pair nicely with a nice cup of heat cocoa. With marshmallows.
Portsmouth: Kay Morgan won very first spot with her poem Star Island Moments and will be showcased in a new publication by Piscataqua Push, Piscataqua Poems: A Seacoast Anthology. Second and 3rd spot prizes will also be awarded at the press launch get together, five p.m., RiverRun Bookstore, 142 Fleet Avenue, Portsmouth, 603-431-2100.
Portsmouth: Regional Authors Night time with J.E. Seymour, KD Mason, and Dianne Durkin, seven p.m., RiverRun Bookstore, twenty Congress Avenue, Portsmouth, 603-431-2100.
RiverRun will host best-selling creator Bill Bryson to discuss his latest nonfiction novel, At Residence, at 4 p.m. at South Church. For a lot more details, speak to RiverRun Bookstore, twenty Congress Avenue, Portsmouth (603-431-2100).
Portsmouth: An evening of MFA thesis readings showcasing Jenny Lynn Keller, Patrick Weatherly, Meg Glasson, and Marla Cinilia, seven p.m., RiverRun Bookstore, twenty Congress Avenue, Portsmouth, 603-431-2100.
Manchester: New Hamsphire AuthorFest, a accumulating of authors and other New Hampshire neighborhood officers operating with each other to increase literacy consciousness, one – five p.m., Barnes and Noble, 1741 South Willow Avenue, Manchester, 603-668-5557.
October six: AGNI Journal and RiverRun Bookstore will current many authors from the literary journal. William Pierce, the senior editor of AGNI, will average. Readers will incorporate Anne Germanacos, creator of In the Time of the Ladies, William Giraldi, creator of Busy Monsters, and Jeffrey Harrison, creator of Incomplete Expertise. At seven p.m.
Dublin: The 3 Amigos, three award-successful poets, will read through from their latest collections. The Amigos are Donald Hall Prize winner John Hodgen, creator of Heaven and Earth Keeping New Hampshire Review Firm; Appalachia Award receiver Rodger Martin, creator of The Battlefield Information; and Bellingham Prize winner Jim Beschta, creator of North from Yaounde, eight p.m., Del Rossi’s Trattoria, 603-563-7195.
Concord: Authors Alex and Nick Humez will discuss their researched method to the encounter of advanced transient speech by means of their novel Brief Cuts, seven p.m., Gibson’s Bookstore, 27 South Major Avenue, Concord, 603-224-0562.
Local authors read through from their stories in the new anthology Stay Cost-free or Undead: Dim Tales from the Granite State, seven p.m., RiverRun Bookstore, twenty Congress Avenue, Portsmouth (603-431-2100).