Local Author Panel: Master Storytellers Share their Secrets

Saturday, October 123:00—5:00 PMBrenner RoomRockport Public Library17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966

It was a dark and stormy night …

Storytellers share their secrets

Join us as we delve into the mysterious and compelling realm of suspense, drama and storytelling with four authors who’ve mastered the art of storytelling. To set the mood, actors will dramatize key passages from some of these acclaimed storytellers' most memorable works. Following the staged readings, a moderator will lead the authors in a lively discussion about our love of storytelling, and why this most deeply human activity is also one of our most hard-won skills. Those in attendance are invited to participate in what we expect to be a stimulating and entertaining conversation. Books will be available for sale and authors will be on hand to sign your books.

About Literary Cape Ann

LCA has put on five literary programs in the last year and a half including: Fake News featuring journalists and editors from Boston-area media; Local Colors: Writing on Cape Ann with Anita Diamant, Charlotte Gordon and JoeAnn Hart; Doing Time Like a Spy with former CIA operative and torture whistleblower John Kiriakou; Storytelling from the Kitchen with chef/restauranteur and cookbook author Barbara Lynch and artisan bakers and cookbook authors Jackie and Andy King; From Bestseller to Big Screen, three authors talk about what happened when their books became movies featuring Rodman Philbrick, “Freak the Mighty,” Stephen McCauley, “The Object of My Affection,” and Andre Dubus III, “House of Sand and Fog.”

LCA’s mission statement

LCA provides the community of Cape Ann information and events that support and reinforce the value and importance of the literary arts, in conjunction with our libraries and other local literary organizations. The nonprofit group commemorates Toad Hall bookstore, which closed after 45 years in business.

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