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September 2018


September 29 • 9:00 am - September 30 • 9:00 pm

The Mark Twain House & Museum is pleased to announce that WRITERS WEEKEND will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30, 2018. The Writers Weekend offers writers (and aspiring writers!) two days of workshops, panel discussions, author talks, book signings, and more, featuring a variety of presentations on a wide range of topics. Your registration fee includes admission to Saturday night’s keynote address by Gary Shteyngart (and a copy of his novel LAKE SUCCESS) PLUS Sunday evening’s capstone…

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Mark My Words: Jodi Picoult

September 30 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland Street
Hartford,Connecticut06105United States
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*** This event is SOLD OUT*** Join bestselling author Jodi Picoult for her Mark Twain House encore appearance. Picoult will read from and talk about her upcoming book A SPARK OF LIGHT, a signed copy of which is included with each ticket purchased. A Q&A will follow her talk, and each audience member will have the opportunity to have a professional photographer capture a personal meet-and-greet moment with Picoult. The Mark My Words series is sponsored by the Wish You…

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October 2018

Restaurant Confidential: Tyler Anderson, Carole Peck & Steve Abrams Share Secrets With Frank Rizzo

October 25 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ever think of starting a restaurant, or curious about what it’s like to run one, or wonder why your favorite eatery is no longer there? These veterans of the food business will tell all. Freelance writer Frank Rizzo will lead a conversation with three of Connecticut’s leading restaurateurs about the inspirations, challenges, sorrows, and joys of creating — and sustaining — high-profile, fine-dining establishments. Tyler Anderson is chef and owner of Simsbury’s Millwright and co-owner of West Hartford’s The Cook and the…

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