When Montclair native Nancy Burke decided to prioritize herself and her passions, she knew that meant completing her MFA at age 56, and finally creating the work that she needed to create– for herself. In Nancy Burke’s latest novel “Only the Women are Burning” (Apprentice House Press, October 1, 2020) three women are eclipsed by […]
Hillary Clinton made an early stop on her book tour at Watchung Booksellers in in Montclair, NJ this past Tuesday, Sept. 26th. It was an unusual Tuesday in Montclair. Roads were blocked, security was tight, and the sidewalks were packed with people. People all headed to the same destination: Watchung Booksellers, the bookstore that on […]
Halfway There is a free, quarterly authors’ reading series held at Montclair’s Red Eye Cafe where literature lovers can share stories.
Halfway There masters reading, writing and Red Eye. Halfway There brings local established and emerging authors, as well as visiting writers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, into one place to participate in the joy of literature. Apryl Lee founded Halfway There with published author and former classmate Nicole Haroutunian. When her first book came out, […]
The independent journalist, focused on family, parenting, and relationship topics, Ylonda Gault Caviness, heads to Montclair!
Ylonda Gault Caviness shares her recent publication with Montclair Public Library. The award-winning journalist, Ylonda Gault Caviness, who appeared on the Today Show, MSNBC, FOX 5, and more will heading to the great town of Montclair. She will be at the Montclair Public Library on Tues. Oct. 25 as part of the library’s With the Author series. Caviness will […]
On Oct. 13 at 7 p.m., Roger Sedarat, author of 'Foot Faults: Tennis Poems' will be reading and book signing exclusively at Montclair's Watchung Booksellers!
Roger Sedarat will be sharing his ‘Foot Faults: Tennis Poems’ at Watchung Booksellers! Join Watchung Booksellers on Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. for Roger Sedarat, who will be reading and signing his latest release, Foot Faults: Tennis Poems! Sedarat teaches poetry and literary translation in the MFA Program at Queens College, City University of New York and, as you […]
The Tiny Elephant cafe in Watchung Plaza has become a brunch staple of Montclair’s proud cafe tradition.
Brunch at The Tiny Elephant. Over the last couple of years, Montclair’s cafe culture has started booming. One of the more popular additions to the town has been the Tiny Elephant, a cozy little cafe nestled in the bustling and ever-changing Watchung Plaza. For any restaurant, holding your own in upper Montclair’s main eating area […]
The Montclair Public Library and Watchung Booksellers to host panel of food authors called Let's Table This: Jersey Style on Jun. 18 at 2 P.M.
Join the Let’s Table This: Jersey Style event featuring food author panelists. On Sat. Jun. 18 at 2 P.M., the Montclair Public Library and Watchung Booksellers will be hosting an event called Let’s Table This: Jersey Style. This event will be featuring a panel of food authors to celebrate the Montclair Food & Wine Festival. While bringing […]
Watchung Booksellers had author, Jillian Green DiGiacomo, visit the bookstore to promote and read her newest book, 'Codename Cupcake.'
New Jersey native Jillian Green DiGiacomo promoted her new book, ‘Codename Cupcake,’ at Watching Booksellers. On Saturday, Nov. 14, author Jillian Green DiGiacomo came to Watchung Booksellers in Montclair for a fun event to promote her new book, Codename Cupcake. A synopsis for the book found on Watchungbooksellers.com reveals the story as being “an old […]
Tiny Elephant will branch off of Watchung Booksellers, and is sure to be a hit with the early-afternoon rush looking for a cozy cafe to relax in.
Tiny Elephant will be a big cafe in Montclair! Tiny Elephant offers a place to have your cake, and read too! Have a party with food, music and giveaways, not to mention great company, which is free! This Friday, June 6, head over to 54 Fairfield Street for the new expansion of Watchung Booksellers: Tiny […]
Watchung Booksellers is a shop that brings books to people, but more importantly, people to books.
Watchung Booksellers offers the worm a nook for a book. Evidence suggesting the embrace of the Montclair community was evident during my talk with Watchung Booksellers owner Margot Sage-El. Encompassed by fiction and non-fiction reads, I was superseded by best sellers, suggested literature and the intelligence from a reliable source. “The guru,” one customer assured […]