Events Listing

George Howe Colt

Meet-and-Greet and Book Signing with George Colt

Date: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road, Concord

Fee: $25, which includes admission to the 7pm talk and a $5 voucher towards the purchase of one of George’s books from the Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond Bookstore that will be selling books at the event.

George Howe Colt

George Howe Colt: From Stream of Consciousness to the Well-Built Sentence: A Life Spent Working with Words

Date: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
37 Lexington Road, Concord

The Write Connection at Thoreau Farm: A program in partnership with the Thoreau Society. Taking as starting points five Thoreauvian aperҫus, George Howe Colt will discuss lessons learned from a half-century of writing, touching on such topics as how a reader becomes a writer, what it means to write from the inside out, how to see the forest and the trees, and what happens when two writers marry.

Writing About Family, afternoon workshop by author, George Howe Colt

Date: 
Saturday, October 2, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm, the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau

Register for this event!

Tuition: $100

“A man is worth most to himself and to others, whether as an observer, or poet, or neighbor, or friend, where he is most himself, most contented and at home.” (Thoreau, Journal, November 20, 1857)

Awaken Your Sense: Write Outside Your Door

Date: 
Sunday, October 3, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm, the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau
Now Comes Good Sailing: Writers Reflect on Henry David Thoreau, edited by Andrew Blauner

Book Launch: Now Comes Good Sailing

Date: 
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Zoom

October 12, 7-8 pm, online panel discussion: Join us for a virtual book launch for Now Comes Good Sailing: Writers Reflect on Henry David Thoreau, edited by Andrew Blauner. Twenty-seven of today’s leading writers contributed to this anthology of original pieces about the author of Walden. We will be joined by contributors Jordan Salama, Jennifer Finney Boylan, and Gerald Early.

 

Now Comes Good Sailing

Now Comes Good Sailing

Date: 
Sunday, October 24, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Concord Museum

October 24, 7-8 pm, panel discussion at Concord Museum: Join us for Now Comes Good Sailing, an in-person event at the Concord Museum, featuring anthology contributors George Howe Colt, Kristen Case, Megan Marshall, Wen Stephenson, Will Eno, and Tatiana Schlossberg.

Melinda Levin

Two-Day Workship: Documentary Filmmaking: An Immersive Experience

Date: 
Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 10:00pm to Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

Two-Day Workship,Sat. and Sun., Oct. 30-31, 2021. 10 am – 3 pm daily: When you film a person, you are locking in the memory of a human being for eternity. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to structure a story; develop the basic tools for storytelling; and the important issues of domestic and international filmmaking practices.