September 2018 Events with AWM Affiliates

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Did you know that AWM Members get free admission to 12 Affiliate Homes across the country? See the full list here


  • Monte Cristo Cottage (Eugene O’Neill) – Waterford
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center– Hartford
    • Events Calendar 
      • Special Events: Stowe Prize Day
        • Conversation with Matthew Desmond, 2018 Stowe Prize Winner and Student Stowe Prize Winners, Wes Gober and Zyahna Bryant, moderated by Lucy Nalpathanchil, WNPR
        • Action Fair
        • The Big Tent Jubilee
      • Author Talk and Book Signing, Transatlantic Conversations, 19th Century Women Authors Encounter with Italy and the Atlantic World, Nancy Lusignan Schultz, Co-editor
      • Author Talk and Book Signing, Hopes and Expectations, The Origins of the Black Middle Class in Hartford, Barbara Beeching
  • The Mark Twain House and Museum– Hartford
    • Events Calendar 
      • The Mouth-Off: “It Happened So Fast” with Chion Wolf
      • 10 Things to Know Before You See Hamilton, Frank Rizzo
      • Get A Clue Mystery House Tours
      • Free Admission Day for Hartford Residents
      • Book/Mark, Rampage Nation: Securing America From Mass Shootings, Dr. Louis Klarevas
  • Noah Webster House – West Hartford
District of Columbia
  • The Merwin Conservancy – Haiku, Maui
    • Events Calendar 
      • Open Garden Day in the Merwin Palm Forest
      • 18th Annual Berlin International Literature Festival: Special Night on the Poetry of W.S. Merwin with his German translator Hans Balmes, and Film Screening of “Though the Whole World is Burning”
  • The Willa Cather Foundation – Red Cloud
    • Events Calendar 
      • Hardened and Tempered Concert at Red Cloud Opera House
      • Author Reading and Book Signing by Sue Hallgarth, Death Comes (2017), a part of the Edith Lewis and Willa Cather mystery series
      • “What a tableful we were at supper,” My Ántonia Birthday Feast
      • Marathon Reading of My Ántonia
  • John G. Neihardt State Historical Site – Bancroft
    • Events Calendar 
      • Sunday at the Museum, “Doing our Part:  Women’s Roles in the 1918 Influenza Epidemic”  with Dr. Kristin Watkins
New Hampshire
New York
North Carolina
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar House – Dayton
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe House – Cincinnati
    • Events Calendar
      • “Brother Outsider” Documentary Viewing and Panel Discussion
      • “Bayard Rustin and Gay Networks Within the Civil Rights Movement,” Lecture by Dr. Jared Leighton
  • Thurber House – Columbus
    • Events Calendar 
      • Fall Evenings with Authors
        • Stephen Markley, Ohio (debut novel)
        • Kelly Sundberg, Goodbye, Sweet Girl: A Story of Domestic Violence and Survival
        • Bob Lederer, Beyond Broadway Joe
      • Nance Writer- in-Residence: Kevin P. Keating: Reception and Reading

        America’s Favorite Pastime, David Wanczyk, Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind

South Carolina
  • Pat Conroy Literary Center – Beaufort
    • Events Calendar 
      • Decatur Book Festival, Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy, Discussion with co-editors, Nicole Seitz and Jonathan Haupt
      • Southern Authors on Writing,  with editor Susan Cushman in conversation with contributing writers
      • Publication Launch Day for Our Prince of Scribes, at historic Rose Hill Mansion, Bluffton, SC (Pre-registration required)
      • Daufuskie Island Trip (Sold Out)
      • Pat Conroy’s Great Love of Poetry with Jonathan Haupt
      • A Reading of The Wooden King, with Thomas McConnell
      • “I Was Born to Be in a Library”: Pat Conroy’s Great Love of Libraries” with Jonathan Haupt
      • Poetry Reading with Clifford Brooks
West Virginia