Literary North champions the literary arts in Vermont and New Hampshire. Rebecca and Shari, two bookish friends, started Literary North in June 2016 as a carefully selected, online calendar of literary events happening in our rectangle of Northern New England.
Since then, we’ve expanded our original mission by partnering with the local literary community to promote literary-related events, and by hosting our own events, including the Mud Season Salon, Poetry & Pie, the Lady Sings the Blues Book Group, and the Slow Club Book Club. Our list of ideas keeps growing and we have several new events in the works for the coming year.
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Literary North is a labor of love for us, but we can't live on love alone. We're powered by donations from people who attend our events and appreciate what we do. Please consider supporting us at any level that feels good to you. And if you're interested in co-sponsoring an event or volunteering your time, we'd be thrilled to hear from you! We appreciate your support from the bottom of our hearts!
Who we are
By day, Shari reports to the office, but in her off-time she reads, writes, takes photographs, and gardens. She lives with her husband in Vermont.
Rebecca is a writer, reader, picture taker, bread baker, beekeeper, and goat wrangler. She lives with her husband and daughter in the Upper Valley area of Vermont.
“The 2019 Summer Book Show,” by Jane Lindholm and Matthew Smith | Vermont Edition, Vermont Public Radio, June 2, 2019
“Literary North, or How I Discovered That Margaret Atwood…,” by Susan B. Apel | DailyUV, October 13, 2018
“These Two Ladies Created a Site for All Things Literary,” by Julia Shipley | Seven Days, July 19, 2017
Grateful thanks to Ruth Allen for designing our logo.