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Connecticut Authors Trail 2019

June 17, 2019 • Featured, Nutmeg News

The Connecticut Authors Trail is back! Twenty-five libraries will host…

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Welcome to Margaret Gibson, CT’s Newest Poet Laureate

June 4, 2019 • Nutmeg News

The Connecticut Office of the Arts recently announced the appointment…

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2019 Young Writers’ Competition

February 13, 2019 • Nutmeg News

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is launching its sixth annual writing…

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Take Your Child to the Library Day!

January 25, 2019 • Nutmeg News

Saturday, February 2, 2019 is Take Your Child to the…

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Searchable Sea Literature

January 3, 2019 • Nutmeg News

Searchable Sea Literature is devoted to works by North American authors,…

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Letters About Literature: Writing to a Favorite Author

December 21, 2018 • Nutmeg News

This is a guest blog post by Malavika Kannan, a…

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Collected Audio Clips – 2018 CT Book Award Winners

October 26, 2018 • Nutmeg News

 

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2018 Connecticut Book Award Winners

The Connecticut Center for the Book named the winners of…

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Finale! The Great American Read 2018

October 23, 2018 • Nutmeg News

October 23, 2018 marks the finale this The Great American…

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October 19-20: National Day on Writing

October 9, 2018 • Nutmeg News

Writing is a critical skill, as critical as reading well…

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2018 CT Book Award Finalists

Connecticut Center for the Book, a Connecticut Humanities program, has…

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Books By CT Authors Published in 2018 (So far…)

August 14, 2018 • Nutmeg News

Did you know that 73 books for adult readers were…

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Mini-BookCon 2018

August 2, 2018 • Nutmeg News

What is Mini-BookCon 2018? Mini-BookCon 2018 is an opportunity for publishers, agents,…

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Connecticut’s 2018 National Book Festival Selection

July 3, 2018 • Nutmeg News

When visitors come to Connecticut’s booth at the Parade of…

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Save the Date: Connecticut Book Awards-October 14

June 17, 2018 • Nutmeg News

The deadline has passed for submission to the 2018 Connecticut…

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PBS Kids Writers Contest

June 6, 2018 • Nutmeg News

Connecticut Center for the Book is pleased to support Connecticut…

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The Great American Read

May 29, 2018 • Nutmeg News

Designed to spark a national conversation about reading, literacy and…

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Guess What? It’s National Poetry Month

April 4, 2018 • Nutmeg News

April is National Poetry Month and the Academy of American…

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Next Up: Passport to Connecticut Libraries

March 26, 2018 • Nutmeg News

Over 100 Connecticut libraries are participating in Passport to Connecticut…

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Books + Arts = Fun!

March 15, 2018 • Nutmeg News

Connecticut Center for the Book is very excited to partner…

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Celebrate Women’s History Month

March 9, 2018 • Nutmeg News

The amazing collections of the Library of Congress, National Archives and…

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Fresh Voices Poetry Competition

February 16, 2018 • Nutmeg News, Uncategorized

Fresh Voices Poetry Competition offers students the opportunity to write and…

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Save the Date: Director of National Book Awards to Speak Mar 20

January 22, 2018 • Nutmeg News

Lisa Lucas, Director of the National Book Foundation, will speak at…

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Hartford Creative Composition Contest

January 19, 2018 • Nutmeg News

This contest is for students in grades 4-12 who live…

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Ex Libris

December 5, 2017 • Nutmeg News

Once upon a time a books were cherished, kept forever…

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Poetry Out Loud!

December 5, 2017 • Nutmeg News

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation…

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READ Local – Welles-Turner Memorial Library

November 22, 2017 • Nutmeg News

Great opportunity for Connecticut Authors! “READ Local” is a Local…

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2017 Connecticut Book Award Winners

  The Connecticut Book Awards were held on October 22,…

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And the 2017 CT Book Award Finalists Are…

The 2017 Connecticut Book Awards finalists are in!

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

September 6, 2017 • Nutmeg News

September marks the 30th anniversary of Library Card Sign-up Month—a time…

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Windham-Campbell Prizes Literary Festival 2017

September 6, 2017 • Nutmeg News

The Windham-Campbell Prizes has published the full schedule for its…

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2017 National Book Festival

September 2, 2017 • Nutmeg News

Books! Authors! Costumed characters! It was all that and much…

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And now for a nice book selection from NPR…

July 10, 2017 • Nutmeg News

Actually, there is a little something for everyone in these…

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100 Years Since The War To End All Wars

June 6, 2017 • Nutmeg News

It has been 100 years since the United States entered…

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Helen Sheehan Book Prize

June 6, 2017 • Nutmeg News

Elephant Rock Books is accepting manuscripts for full-length YA novels…

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BROADSIDES: Writers’ Response to selected ENDWORKS Artworks

May 20, 2017 • Nutmeg News

Historically broadsides were large sheets of paper printed on one side…

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Summer Reading 2017

May 20, 2017 • Nutmeg News

Reading well takes practice, practice, practice — especially for children!…

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Route 1 Reads

April 29, 2017 • Featured, Nutmeg News

About Route One Reads Connecting the 2,369 miles of U.S….

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We’re Moving!

April 29, 2017 • Nutmeg News

In just a few more days we’ll be in our…

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Connecticut Book Awards Are Back!

February 8, 2017 • Nutmeg News

The Connecticut Book Awards – on hiatus since 2011 –…

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Studio 170

February 7, 2017 • Nutmeg News

This is soooo cool. Danbury Public Library has developed a…

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Application Open for Yale Writers’ Conference

January 27, 2017 • Nutmeg News

‘Tis the season – the season to apply or register…

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Finding Books In Your Library From Almost Anywhere

January 27, 2017 • Nutmeg News

Did you know that if you use Chrome as your…

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Volunteers Needed for New Haven Reads

January 11, 2017 • Nutmeg News

New Haven Reads is seeking volunteers to help tutor children…

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Wesleyan Bookstore Moving Downtown

January 3, 2017 • Nutmeg News

Wesleyan University’s bookstore, as probably anyone from Middletown knows, is…

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The Winners Are In! 2016 National Book Awards

November 17, 2016 • Nutmeg News

  Fiction Colson Whitehead The Underground Railroad Non-Fiction Ibram X….

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Storybook Trail in East Lyme

October 19, 2016 • Nutmeg News

What a cool idea! East Lyme’s new Storybook Trail combines…

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Little Free Library

October 3, 2016 • Nutmeg News

You may be wondering: What’s a Little Free Library? Very…

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Submissions Being Accepted for the Tassy Walden Awards

September 30, 2016 • Nutmeg News

Are you an unpublished writer or illustrator of children’s books?…

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Letters About Literature

August 30, 2016 • Nutmeg News

Letters about Literature is a wonderful opportunity for students to…

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Maritime Literature of North America

August 2, 2016 • Nutmeg News

It’s not all Herman Melville and Moby Dick or Hemingway’s…

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Stephen King to Open Main Stage at National Book Festival

July 12, 2016 • Nutmeg News

The Library of Congress announced today that Stephen King will…

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