Vermont Humanities

Vermont Reads 2023 Videos

Painting of two girls in 1950s San Francisco in a corner under a streetlamp
Vermont Reads

Last Night at the Telegraph Club is the Vermont Reads book from July 2023 through June 2024. It’s an award-winning YA novel that touches on themes of self-acceptance, familial and cultural ties, LGBTQ+ and Feminist history, and 1950s music.

Throughout the program year, we’ll create and post videos here to reflect upon the book and deepen your study of Last Night at the Telegraph Club.

 

Author Malinda Lo Visits Vermont: U-32 Teen Lit Mob LIVE

To celebrate the Vermont Reads 2023 selection Last Night at the Telegraph Club, National Book Award Winner Malinda Lo visited U32 in East Montpelier to speak with students.

Author Malinda Lo Visits Vermont: In Conversation with M.T. Anderson

To celebrate the Vermont Reads 2023 selection Last Night at the Telegraph Club, National Book Award Winner Malinda Lo visited the South Burlington Public Library to discuss writing about queer life in the 1950s, explore how young adult fiction can speak to readers of any age, and take questions from the audience.

Painting of two girls in 1950s San Francisco in a corner under a streetlamp

Vermont Reads 2023 Programming Ideas Conversation

Join Vermont Humanities for an information session about Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo, our Vermont Reads 2023 book. We speak with three Vermont educators coordinating community projects in Hardwick, Woodstock, and Manchester.

Painting of two girls in 1950s San Francisco in a corner under a streetlamp

How Do We See Chinatowns?

Join Herb Tam, curator and director of exhibitions at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), for a presentation and discussion exploring the history of Chinatown representations.

Painting of two girls in 1950s San Francisco in a corner under a streetlamp

Malinda Lo Introduces the Book

Author Malinda Lo provides both a short and long introduction to her novel, “Last Night at the Telegraph Club,” our Vermont Reads choice for 2023.

Vermont Humanities*** March 6, 2023