Past Events

  • Wednesday, February 07 at 7:00 pm

     

    Phoenix books is thrilled to present an evening with author GennaRose Nethercott to celebrate the release of Fifty Beasts to Break Your Heart, a collection of dark fairytales and fractured folklore exploring how our passions can save us—or go monstrously wrong.  GennaRose will be in conversation with Vermont writer and artist Desmond Peeples.

    The stories in Fifty Beasts to Break Your Heart are about the abomination that resides within us all. That churning, clawing, ravenous yearning: the hunger to be held, and seen, and known. And the terror, too: to be...

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  • Tuesday, January 30 at 7:00 pm

    Phoenix Books is thrilled to welcome back the Editorial and Design team behind the creation and publication of Vermont Almanac: Stories From & For The Land, Volume IV for a discussion of their recently released fourth volume of this invaluable resource.

    About Vermont Almanac: “What is unique to Vermont’s sense of place has been captured in a new book that really must be added to any Vermonters’ book collection or coffee table. Vermont Almanac...

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  • Tuesday, January 30 at 5:30 pm

    Join us in Essex on Tuesday, January 30th for Turning Pages Live!


    We will be discussing The Frozen Riveby Ariel Lawhon with Mary of Star 92.9's Mike and Mary. Come prepared for spoilers--we're going to talk about the whole book!  Light refreshments and fabulous reading recommendations will be provided.  You can join the Turning Pages with Mary Facebook group ...

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  • presented in partnership with Vermont Italian Cultural Association

    Thursday, January 25 at 7:00 pm

    Phoenix Books and Vermont Italian Cultural Association are honored to present a virtual evening with author Joseph Luzzi for a discussion of his latest book, Botticelli's Secret: The Lost Drawings and the Rediscovery of the Renaissance.

    About the book:  Some five hundred years ago, Sandro Botticelli, a painter of humble origin, created works of unearthly beauty. A star of Florence’s art world, he was commissioned by a member of the city’s powerful Medici family to execute a near-impossible project: to illustrate all one hundred cantos of The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri...

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  • Tuesday, January 23 at 7:00 pm

    Join us for an evening with author and holistic nutritionist Lisa Masé as we celebrate her new book, The Culinary Pharmacy.  Exploring the healing power of food, Lisa weaves together three ancestral healing philosophies—Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and the Mediterranean diet—with modern nutrition science to help you discover your ideal foods for vibrant health.  Lisa will be joined in conversation by renowned herbalist and author Rosemary Gladstar. Lisa and Rosemary will be talking...

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  • Thursday, January 18 at 7:00 pm

    Join us on Zoom 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...

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  • Tuesday, January 16 at 7:00 pm

    Phoenix Books is honored to present a virtual evening with author and historian Jack Kelly for a discussion of his recently-released book, God Save Benedict Arnold: The True Story of America's Most Hated Man.  

    "A fascinating page-turner that delves into the gray area between the hero and the villain. Jack Kelly takes us on a gripping journey that convincingly grapples with the notion of history as paradox. Anyone interested in the Revolutionary War will be riveted, and readers new to the subject will become quick converts." —Matthew...

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  • Sunday, January 14 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...

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  • Book Launch Celebration for GOLDENSEAL

    Thursday, January 11 at 7:00 pm

    Join UVM professor and Reese's Book Club author Maria Hummel for the launch of her latest novel, Goldenseal at the Venetian Soda Lounge at 266 Pine Street in downtown, Burlington.

    Hear a reading from the book and raise a toast with artisanal cocktails and sodas by the Venetian Soda Lounge. Door prizes for the first 20 people to arrive in Hollywood attire!  Cash bar.

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  • Tuesday, January 09 at 7:00 pm

    *** Tonight's event with Lisa Masé has been postponed due to winter weather forecast.  This has been rescheduled to January 23rd at 7pm. **

     

     

    Join us for an evening with author and holistic nutritionist Lisa Masé as we celebrate her new book, The Culinary Pharmacy.  Exploring the healing power of food, Lisa weaves together three ancestral healing philosophies—Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine...

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