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Vermont is hosting two Book Festivals in the next week – please visit each Festival site for details on authors speaking and other book-related events:

Burlington Book Festival

The 2010 Burlington Book Festival will take place in a variety of downtown Burlington venues throughout the weekend of September 24 through 26. The Queen City’s 6th annual celebration of the written word will offer readings, signings, panels, workshops, demos, musical performances, family activities and special events featuring literary luminaries from around the world-and just around the corner. All events will be free of charge and open to the public.

Bygone Books is one of the sponsors this year for the Jane Austen Society’s Vermont Region – JASNA-Vermont :  We will be hosting the President of JASNA, Marsha Huff who will be speaking on “Viewing Austen Through Vermeer’s Camera Obscura” – Sunday, September 26, 2-4 pm at Champlain College’s Hauke Center.  For more details, visit the Jane Austen in Vermont blog.


Brattleboro Literary Festival


The 9th annual Brattleboro Literary Festival will take place September 30 – October 3, 2010. The Festival is a four-day celebration of those who read books, those who write books, and of the books themselves. Located in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont, the Festival includes readings, panel discussions, and special events, featuring emerging and established authors. All events are free and open to the public.