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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: Gary Shteyngart

    September 29 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Gary Shteyngart, author of the New York Times bestseller Absurdistan, will give the keynote presentation Saturday, September 29, during the 2018 Writers Weekend at The Mark Twain House & Museum. He'll be joined in conversation by writer and “Literary Disco” podcast co-host Julia Pistell. Shteyngart is the New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Little Failure (a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) and the novels Super Sad True Love Story (winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize),  and The Russian Debutante’s Handbook (winner of the Stephen Crane Award for…

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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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