LITERARY SERIES

Our literary series is led by Samantha Gault, a seasoned educator who brings American literature to life!  Our discussions include "book club" discussions of historical fiction and non-fiction, poetry discussions, and other discussions of literature.  And our discussions include events for both adults and kids.  Samantha makes learning fun and accessible for all. JOIN US!

 

And please consider purchasing from our friends at Barrett Bookstore or Elm Street books - buy local!

Do you have a book/topic to recommend?  Email us!

MORE ABOUT OUR BOOK CLUB

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About Samantha Gault

A career educator, Samantha taught high school English at Greenwich Academy for eight years and at The Dalton School for five. She currently teaches ninth grade English at New Canaan Country School, where her own children – William, age 8, and Georgia, age 6 – are students.

She holds a Bachelor's in English from Dartmouth College and a Master's in English from Middlebury, with a specialty in poetry and American and modern literature.

Samantha and her family live in Darien and are pleased to welcome the Mather Homestead Education Center to the neighborhood!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Literary Evening led by Samantha Gault:  Transcendentalism
    Oct 26, 7:00 PM
    The Mather Homestead, 19 Stephen Mather Rd, Darien, CT 06820, USA
    Following up on our recent discussion … John Muir’s work was deeply influenced by the writings of American Transcendentalists Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) and Henry David Thoreau (1817-62). Who were these men? What did they write? Members: FREE, Non-members: $20