Journalists as Fiction Writers

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Journalists as Fiction Writers
Local History/Local Novelists 2013-14 Reading and Lecture Series
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 7 PM
Forbes Library

Six outstanding local journalists read ten minutes each of their best fiction and answer questions about the relationship between fiction and journalism.


Drew Adamek, host of The Mass Divide

Fred Contrada, Springfield Republican.  Novelist, New Orleans Stories

Bob Flaherty, Morning Host WHMP. Novelist, Puff

James Heflin, Arts Editor, Valley Advocate

Diane Lederman, Springfield Republican

Mark Roessler, writer


Books will be for sale.


Wednesday, January 8, 2014
(Second Wednesday this month)
7 PM 

Forbes Library
20 West Street
Northampton, MA 01060



20 West Street
Northampton, Massachusetts 01060

The Connecticut River Valley is rich in both novelists and history. Forbes Library is a place where novelists come to research and write alongside others interested in local history and literature.The Local History/ Local Novelists series, now in its fourth year, invites the community to enjoy and join in the conversation between history and fiction that both engages and creates our changing cultures.This series is curated by Forbes Writer in Residence Susan Stinson.

Drew Adamek
Fred Contrada
Bob Flaherty
James Heflin
Diane Lederman
Mark Roessle