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NEWFANE — Local novelist and short story writer Vincent Panella's reading at the Moore Free Library in Newfane Thursday has been canceled.

Panella’s stories have appeared in several small magazines, and his four published books are a memoir called "The Other Side," subtitled "Growing up Italian in America;" a novel about Julius Caesar called "Cutter’s Island;" a story collection, "Lost Hearts;" and most recently, a novel called "Sicilian Dreams."

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