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More Info8pm Free!! Heather Christle is the author of The Difficult Farm and The Trees The Trees, both from Octopus Books. A new collection, What Is Amazing, will be out from Wesleyan this spring.
Jack Christian is the author of the chapbook Let’s Collaborate, from Magic Helicopter Press. His poems have appeared or are about to appear in Denver Quarterly, Web Conjunctions, and Sixth Finch.
Plan D is triple-threat performer, Atlanta Duncan. Among many things she is a Rhode Island native, purveyor of historical fact and fiction, and last but not least, magic.
FORBES LIBRARY: The Vietnam War — Readings by Doug Anderson (“The Moon Reflected Fire,” Keep Your Head Down”); Tom Weiner (“Called to Serve: Stories of Men and Women Confronted by the Vietnam Draft”); Peggy Perri (“Witness to War: Stories of Women Who Served in Vietnam”); le thi diem (“The Gangster We Are All Looking For”) today, 7 p.m., at the library, 20 West St., Northampton. Part of the series Local History/ Local Novelists. 587-1011, forbeslibrary.org.
KARMA VEGAN RESTAURANT: Broke-Ass Stuart reads from his new book, “Young, Broke & Beautiful: Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply,” Saturday, 8 p.m., at the restaurant, 48 Main St., Northampton. Free vegetarian hors d’oeuvres.
LILLY LIBRARY, FLORENCE: “From Pen to Periodical: - How to sell your writing and become famous (if not rich)”: Straw Dogs hosts Linda McCullough Moore, who will read from her work and offer a tutorial about how to select markets, and prepare and submit your writing for publication in journals and magazines, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the library, 19 Meadow St. in Florence. 586-8792.
ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP: Lynne Barrett reads from hew new short story collection, “Magpies,” today, 7 p.m., at the bookstore, located in the Village Commons, 9 College St., South Hadley. 534-7307.
Brooke Hauser reads from new book, “The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens,” Thursday, 7 p.m., Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley Village Commons.
SMITH COLLEGE: Brooke Hauser, author of “The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens,” will read today, 7:30 p.m., Neilson Library Browsing Room, at the college in Northampton.
WILLISTON NORTHAMPTON SCHOOL: Fiction writer Andre Dubus III speaks Tuesday, 7 p.m., Dodge Room, Reed Campus Center, at the school, Park Street, Easthampton. Part of the Williston Northampton School Writers’ Workshop Series.