What: The Writers Festival
When: Aug.13th-19th
Where: The Book Shack- Kingston & Hanover location

Monday: August 13th
Benefit for the Kingston Public Library with Loretta LaRoche and Marianne Leone Cooper
Hosted by Fran Hoeg
$5 donation at the door to benefit the Kingston Public Library.

There will be a book signing with Loretta & Marianne.

LaRoche, whose books include “Joy Journal” and “Life is Short – Wear Your Party Pants,” is a humorist, PBS star and Fortune 500 trainer. Her “Get a Life” column runs every Monday in The Patriot Ledger.
Leone is the author of “Knowing Jesse: A Mother’s Memoir of Grief, Grace and everyday Bliss.” She played a nun in the “The Three Stooges: The Movie” and was Joanne Moltisanti on “The Sopranos.”
The women will discuss their lives as authors and will be available for a book signing after the event.

A silent auction of a painting from Michelle Joyce
Presentation of the ” Power of the Written Word award given to Recipient ~ Journalist Emily Clark

Tuesday Aug. 14th
Kingston location. FREE event

Non Fiction Writers Panel
Alberta Sequiera
Susan Trausch
Jim Coogan
Ted Burbank
Joyce Keller Walsh

Tuesday August 14th
Workshop with Dawn Christensen on ” How to Build a Blog” from Kingston location, $50

Wednesday August 15th
Kingston location, $30
Workshop on “How To Get Published” with RiverHaven book owner Stephanie Blackman

Wednesday August 15th
Kingston location. Free Event

Independent Author Panel and Signing
Host: Stephanie Blackman
Gretchan Pyne
Americo Tulipano
Skip Debrusk
Siobhan Desmond
Kathy Handly

Wednesday Aug. 15th
Kingston Public Library~ $129
” The Secrets of Writing with Humor & Inspiration” Workshop with Loretta LaRoche

Thursday Aug. 16th- Romance Author Panel and Signing
Host: Stephanie Blackman
Virginia Young
Kevin Symmons
Pam Loewy
Marissa Doyle

Thursday August 16th
Kingston Public Library~$49
Suzette Standring Workshop ” Hypnotic Recall Fills the Creative Well”

Thursday August 16th
Hanover Location
Book Signing with Lynne Griffin author of “Sea Escape”

Friday Aug. 17th. – Poetry Slam at Kingston location

Please sign up at The Book Shack Desk or by Email:

Sunday Aug. 19th –

12:00-1:00 Arts & Crafts provided by ” ClayChick” of Plymouth
1:30- 2:30 Author Carolyn Decristofano
3:00: ‘Fill the Sierra” Book drive contest winner announced
3:30 Best Selling Author~ Nichole Bernier Author Talk and Book Signing, The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D.

Tickets for the Festival Workshops:


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