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Thurs, June 19, 6-8 p.m., Bank Square Books in Mystic, Conn.

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Writer’s Open Mic Features Mystic Stories

at Bank Square Books

Pubic invited to read, sing or speak about their work--still slots available!

Mystic, Conn.— Bank Square Books is hosting a Writer’s Open Mic on June 19. Several authors will share their work about the Mystic area.

Thursday, June 19, 6-8 p.m.

Bank Square Books, second floor

53 W Main St, Mystic, Conn.

Fee:  $5 for presenters, $2 for audience (includes light refreshments)

Writers of ALL genres (including musicians, story tellers and artists) ages 13+ are invited to read, sing or speak about their PG-rated work for 3 minutes. There are 25 slots available for presenters. Several authors will present stories about the Mystic area and those who have RSVPed include:

Captain Bill Palmer, shipwreck explorer and author of "The Last Battle of the Atlantic: The Sinking of the U-853"

Lisa Saunders, author of the “Mystic Seafarer’s Trail”

Connie Howard, songwriter and pianist

Kristin Hartnett, Director, Laughworks, will perform improv with two others.
Patti Willis, singer
Matthew Goldman (aka Constant Waterman), author of “Landmarks You Must Visit In Southeast Connecticut”

Carolyn Stearns, story teller

Tom Santos, author of “Mystic in the 1950s: Growing Up in a Small Village”

Steve Dorfman, writer and member of Laughworks Improv Troupe

Joanne Z. Moore, PT, DHSc, author of soon-to-be released, “Common Sense: Strategies for Living a Joyful and Meaningful Life after Loss.”

The event will be limited to 50 attendees.

For more information or to reserve your spot as a presenter, contact Bank Square Books at 860-536-3795,,, or Lisa Saunders at If you are an author with books available for sale, call Annie at Bank Square Books.


"I had a great time …each writer had something good to offer. The tone was welcoming and honest." Joanne Moore, East Lyme, Conn. 

"The accepting atmosphere helped me find the nerve and not indulge in my fear the audience would throw tomatoes at me." Steve Dorfman, writer and member of Laughworks Improv Troupe

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