New England Author Series - Chris Bohjalian, "Fiction as Activism"

The Library is pleased to welcome best-selling author, novelist, and human rights activist, Chris Bohjalian, to Merrimack as part of our New England Authors Series. This event will be held at the Merrimack High School Little Theatre, Merrimack High School, 38 McElwain Street. Doors will open to registered attendees at 6:30 pm.

Chris will present his main talk, "Fiction as Activism," at 7:00 pm, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing at 8:00 pm. 

Due to limited seating, registration is required. 

Those not familiar with Chris' work are invited to join our Monthly Book Group in reading his NYT Best Selling Novel, The Sleepwalker, and meet for discussion on September 18th at 7:00 pm. 

Chris Bohjalian is the author of twenty books, including The Guest RoomClose Your Eyes, Hold HandsThe Sandcastle GirlsSkeletons at the FeastThe Double Bind; and Midwives which was a number one New York Times bestseller and a selection of Oprah’s Book Club. Chris’s work has been translated into more than thirty languages, and three novels have become movies (Secrets of Eden, Midwives, and Past the Bleachers). Chris lives in Vermont and can be found at or on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Litsy, and Goodreads.

This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Merrimack Public Library using funds raised at the 2018 Turkey Shoot: Night of Raffles and Music Fundraiser and by a programming grant from DCU.  

Event Details

Contact Name: 
Yvette Couser, Library Director
Contact Phone Number: 
603-424-5021 x108
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