MONTCLAIR, NJ – Halfway There, Montclair’s literary reading series, returns to the Red Eye Cafe (94 Walnut Street, Montclair) on Monday, January 14th. The evening will feature local writer Steph Auteri (A Dirty Word: How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality); Jennifer Baker, (Everyday People: The Color of Life); Kathy Curto, (Not for Nothing: Glimpses Into a Jersey Girlhood); and Crystal Hana Kim, (If You Leave Me). Doors open at 6:30 P.M. for coffee and mingling, readings begin at 7 P.M. and will be followed by an audience Q&A, with time after for book-buying and signing. As always, this is a FREE event.
The Halfway There reading series aims to bring together established and emerging literary voices, as well as local and visiting writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Founded in 2015, Halfway There has proven to be an exciting addition to Montclair's artistic community, showcasing a diverse range of writers including Laurie Lico Albanese, Alice Elliot Dark, Marcy Dermansky, Elisabeth Egan, Melissa Febos, Hillary Frank, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Lauren Grodstein, 2018 MacArthur fellow John Keene, 2018 PEN/Faulkner Award winner Joan Silber, and Matthew Thomas.