Misty Valley Books of Chester, Vermont presents its annual weekend of authors reading from their first books. Now in its 19th year, we have welcomed Matthew Dicks (Something Mi sing, Milo), Hillary Jordan (Mudbound, When She Woke), Alex Berenson (The Faithful Spy, Ghost War), Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, The Given Day),
Steve Almond (Candy Freak, Which Brings Me to You), Emily Mitchell (The Last Summer of the World), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), James Collins (Beginner’s Greek), Gregory Maguire (Wicked), Lewis Robinson (Water Dogs), Elena Gorokhova (A Mountain of Crumbs), Heidi Durrow (The Girl Who Fell from the Sky), Jennifer Egan (The Invisible Circus, A Visit from the Goon Squad), Betty Shotton (Lift Off Leadership), Paul Grossman (The Sleepwalkers) and many others.
The readings/discussions will take place at the First Universalist Church in Chester’s Stone Village at 2:00 PM. The schedule includes opportunities for the public to meet the authors skiing or snowshoeing at Grafton Ponds, at the reception after the readings, or at a wine and cheese reception followed by dinner at the Fullerton Inn on the Green in Chester. Many local inns will be offering special New Voices packages.
Penny & Dan Cote
Owners of Inn Victoria, an Okemo Bed and Breakfast