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Around the Writers’ Table

Is a Vineyard summer still a good time to catch up on your reading? It’s clear that the slow-dance summers of the Kodachrome era...

Get inspired

This summer’s Islanders Write will have more writing workshops on a wider range of topics than ever before. These breakout sessions will be focused...

Pitch perfect

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I don’t know if the ability to shape and present a pitch should be considered an art form, but there is an artistry and...

Ghost, with, or and

Cole Brown was waiting out the pandemic in Australia when his friend Matt James, who had found fame and courted controversy on the 25th...

Island writers on writing

Jennifer Smith Turner’s debut novel, “Child Bride,” was published in April 2020. It’s generally not advised to launch a literary career a month into...

Island writers on writing

It began when she gave up. Her computer irretrievably and maliciously devoured the first 68 pages of a memoir she was working on, what...

On the shelf

I’ve heard a lot of people say that their reading habits have changed since the beginning of the pandemic some two years ago —...

A life’s work

Marc Brown makes a cameo appearance in the series finale of the PBS show “Arthur.” (For those of you who haven’t been in the...

Islanders Write 2022

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February will soon be over, and the gust of wind from our collective exhale could practically blow the ferry off course. The number of...

Grief on your terms

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Last Friday, when Hurricane Ida was maliciously eyeing the Gulf Coast, I briefly spoke to Merissa Nathan Gerson about her new book, “Forget Prayers,...

Yes, Islanders Write 2021 is canceled

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Islanders Write, the MV Times-sponsored event that brings writers with ties to the Vineyard together to speak about topics related to writing, has for...

‘From Caldecott to Coretta Scott’

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Since the upcoming show of Black illustrators of children’s books at Featherstone Center for the Arts is being called “From Caldecott to Coretta Scott:...

Writers and their dogs

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  Our dog Henry, an Australian shepherd, was the inspiration for my second children’s book, “Henry the Dog with No Tail.” For years Henry and...

Summer reads

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As we lurch toward a return to “normalcy,” let us remember that the most normal thing to do during a Vineyard summer is to...

Every book counts

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When I was a child, I surely read books in school, although I don’t remember any of them. It’s the books I read during...

Writing his truth

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“Greyboy: Finding Blackness in a White World” isn’t exactly a memoir. As Cole Brown explains it, “What it is is a scrapbook, a collection...

Telling other people’s stories

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James Dale tells other people’s stories. It’s not that he’s a biographer; his books tend more toward memoir — only he’s not writing his...

Sense of place

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Bestselling authors like Judy Blume, Richard Russo, Richard North Patterson, Geraldine Brooks, Linda Fairstein, and Elin Hilderbrand have done it. The list continues with...

For writers, from writers

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The MV Times is pleased to announce the return of Islanders Write at Featherstone Center for the Arts during the weekend of Sept. 17...

Vineyard creative writing conference goes virtual

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The Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing’s summer conference will be virtual again this summer, giving it a degree of outreach that is already...