Wednesday, September 29th, 7-8pm (in person)

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New England’s Storyteller Steven Manchester is the author of the soul-awakening novel, The Menu, as well as the 80s nostalgia-fest, Bread Bags & Bullies. His other works include #1 bestsellers Twelve Months, The Rockin’ Chair, Pressed Pennies and Gooseberry Island; the national bestsellers, Ashes, The Changing Season and Three Shoeboxes; the multi-award winning novel, Goodnight Brian; and the beloved holiday podcast drama, The Thursday Night Club. His work has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CBS’s The Early Show and BET’s Nightly News. Three of Steven’s short stories were selected “101 Best” for Chicken Soup for the Soul series. He is a multi-produced playwright, as well as the winner of the 2017 Los Angeles Book Festival, 2018 New York Book Festival and 2020 New England Book Festival. When not spending time with his beautiful wife, Paula, or their children, this Massachusetts author is promoting his works or writing. Please visit
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Join us in person as Steven presents Chasing the Dream: From Gulf War Vet to Bestselling Author which describes his 30-year journey to making his lifelong dream come true. He will explain how Passion, Purpose, & Perseverance sustained him through many years of hardship and rejection. There will be an opportunity for questions following the presentation.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library.

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