Eighth Annual Newburyport Literary Festival: Imagination Soars!

    Fri, Apr 26 - Sat, Apr 27, 2013

    Times: April 26: 6:00 pm; April 27: 8:30 am

    Venue: Firehouse Center for the Arts

    1 Market Square, Newburyport, MA 01950

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    This year's Festival honors Silver Linings Playbook author Matthew Quick and Sue Little, owner of Newburyport's popular Jabberwocky Bookshop. Participating authors include Matthew Quick, Junot Diaz, Lisa Genova, Linda Barnes, Alan Lightman, Charles Coe, Afaa Weaver, Andre Dubus, III, Anne Easter Smith, and Rhina Espaillat. April 26, 6 p.m.: Opening Ceremony featuring Matthew Quick, Newburyport High School's English Department Chair Tom Abrams and the best of Newburyport High School's creative writing students followed by Dinner With the Authors. April 27, 8:30 a.m.: A full day of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and children's literature and activities. Please visit newburyportliteraryfestival.org for more information.

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