Sunday, May 28 at 2:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of poetry hosted by Phoenix Books Rutland’s own Bianca Amira Zanella. Come to read, come to listen, or come for both! Those interested in reading can sign up at the door.
ABOUT THE EVENT HOST: Bianca Amira Zanella is a cis queer Vermont-based performance poet, artist, and advocate living on traditionally Abenaki land. She is the Poet-in-Residence at Phoenix Books Rutland, hosting an international monthly open mic. Her poems have most recently appeared in The Artful Mind, The Rutland Herald, The Mountain Troubadour, and The Reverie. Their...More
Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 pm
Please join Onion River Press and Phoenix Books for an evening with Brent Kendrick to celebrate the release of Green Mountain Stories.
Think about it for a moment. What if a book had been published under a title that was not the one the author and her editor had agreed upon? Would it have mattered? Without doubt, the answer is, “Yes.” That’s especially true with the short story collection that you are about to read by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman. It was originally published under the title A Humble Romance and Other Stories (1887). But it was supposed to...More
No Longer Radical: Understanding Mastectomies & Choosing the Breast Cancer Care That's Right For YouAn Evening with Dr. Rachel Brem and Dr. Christy Teal
Wednesday, May 24 at 7:00 pm
Phoenix Books is honored to present an evening with Dr. Rachel Brem and Dr. Christy Teal for a discussion of their new book, No Longer Radical: Understanding Mastectomies and Choosing the Breast Cancer Care That's Right for You, a life-saving and empowering guide to understanding breast cancer detection, prevention, and treatment options. Written for everyone whose lives have been touched by breast cancer, this invaluable book is the first of its kind to put knowledge and power in the hands of the patient.... More
Sunday, May 21 at 2:00 pm
Emoji Nightmare and Katniss Everqueer, two of Vermont's favorite performers, are bringing Drag Story Hour to Phoenix Books Rutland! The performers will be sure to delight and captivate audience members of all ages as they share stories focused on individuality, activism, gender, creativity, expression, and social responsibility.
Drag Story Hour (DSH) is just what it sounds like—drag performers reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. DSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. In...More
Presented with Onion River Press
Thursday, May 18 at 6:00 pm
Please join Onion River Press and Phoenix Books to celebrate the release of Felix & Squeak and the Ghost Who Forgot Everything with author Benjamin Roesch and illustrator Jacob Roesch.
About the book: When eleven-year-old Felix's family inherits an old mansion and moves without warning, it doesn't take long to figure out there's a ghost living in the basement. But Papa Joe is no typical ghost. He's--well--nice. He's also been stuck in the basement since the 1800s, housebound by the rules of the Ghost Protocol Book. He's desperate to...More
Wednesday, May 17 at 6:30 pm
Please join us at Phoenix Books Rutland for an evening of poetry with Marjorie Ryerson as we celebrate the release of her recently-released book, The Views from Mount Hunger.
The variety of poems and subject matter in The Views from Mount Hunger is as broad as the view from the top of poet Marjorie Ryerson’s favorite Vermont mountain. The summit of that mountain allows hikers to witness breathtaking views in all directions. Similarly, these poems look in a broad array of directions, with subject matter that covers topics ranging from the natural world to climate change, from reflections on the...More
Tuesday, May 16 at 7:00 pm
Please join us for a National Poetry Month celebration!
Virtually appear to read and/or to listen. Those interested in reading can sign up at the beginning of the meeting, via the Zoom Chat Box feature.
ABOUT THE EVENT HOST: Bianca Amira Zanella is a cis queer Vermont-based performance poet, artist, and advocate living on traditionally Abenaki land. She is the Poet-in-Residence at Phoenix Books Rutland, hosting an international monthly open mic. Her poems have most recently appeared in The Artful Mind, The Rutland Herald, The Mountain Troubadour, and The Reverie. Their poem films, sculptural poems, and poem paintings have also been on exhibit with PoemCity Montpelier, Merwin Gallery, Stone Valley Arts, SPACE: a...More
Thursday, May 11 at 7:00 pm
Please join us for an evening with Bob Blanchard to celebrate the release of his newly released book, Lost Burlington, Vermont, which was recently published by The History Press.
Since Burlington was first settled more than two centuries ago, it has seen the establishment of a rich historic and architectural legacy, much of which has been lost. The Strong and State Theaters, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Converse School, Cathedral High School and a neighborhood lost to urban renewal are just of few of the landmarks that still live within the memories of many...More
Thursday, May 11 at 5:00 pm
Join us at the fun and exciting Spring Downtown Sip + Shop, presented by Heritage Family Credit Union! Sample food and beverages from Vermont producers while shopping in the heart of downtown. Attendees will be able to meet up with friends at participating locations, support the local economy, and try some of the Green Mountain State's best beer, cider, spirits and more Start at the Paramount Theatre where you’ll check in to pick up your shopping bag filled with an event map and tasting glass.
$25 digital pre-sale tickets are required for entry. Tickets can be purchased...More
Virtual Book Launch Celebration
Tuesday, May 09 at 7:00 pm
Phoenix Books is thrilled to present an evening with Chuck Collins on our Zoom channel to celebrate the release of his novel, Altar to an Erupting Sun.
"This is a very provocative book, dangerous in the way it makes us think hard about what we might need to do to save Earth’s biosphere, our only home, from a mass extinction event that is being caused not by all of us, but by some of us in positions of power. We need more books like this one." —Kim Stanley Robinson, author, Ministry for the Future... More