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HIGHLANDS, NJ - The Highlands Borough Arts Council and the Borough of Highlands Recreation Department are pleased to co-sponsor a reading by local novelist and poet, Laury A. Egan, on Wednesday, October 10, 7:30 – 9:00 pm at the Highlands Community Center, 22 Snug Harbor Avenue. The celebration will feature the comedic novel, Fabulous! An Opera Buffa, a madcap tale that Kirkus Reviews calls an “hilarious, fast-paced indulgence that’s addictively entertaining,” and a poetry chapbook, Presence & Absence, which deals with situations that arise with aging.

Ms. Egan will read from both titles, answer questions about writing fiction and poetry, and will sign books.


laury eganPHOTO: Laury A. Egan


She is the author of The Outcast Oracle, Fog and Other Stories, and Jenny Kidd as well as three poetry collections, and is a long-time resident of Highlands.

The event is free and open to the public.