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Fiction/Memoir
22 September 2020 04:42PM
Hudson Area Library Programs

hudsonarealibrary.org

Hudson Area Library is offering a 5-week virtual session of its popular class, Creative Writing with Maureen McNeil, on Thursdays 2:30 – 3:30pm, from October 1 until November 5. In this fall session, participants will respond through writing to current events such as the pandemic…

22 September 2020 04:42PM
Hudson Area Library Programs

hudsonarealibrary.org

Hudson Area Library is offering a 5-week virtual session of its popular class, Creative Writing with Maureen McNeil, on Thursdays 2:30 – 3:30pm, from October 1 until November 5. In this fall session, participants will respond through writing to current events such as the pandemic…

22 September 2020 04:42PM
Hudson Area Library Programs

hudsonarealibrary.org

Hudson Area Library is offering a 5-week virtual session of its popular class, Creative Writing with Maureen McNeil, on Thursdays 2:30 – 3:30pm, from October 1 until November 5. In this fall session, participants will respond through writing to current events such as the pandemic…

22 September 2020 04:42PM
Hudson Area Library Programs

hudsonarealibrary.org

Hudson Area Library is offering a 5-week virtual session of its popular class, Creative Writing with Maureen McNeil, on Thursdays 2:30 – 3:30pm, from October 1 until November 5. In this fall session, participants will respond through writing to current events such as the pandemic…

22 September 2020 11:30AM

www.roejanlibrary.org/adult-programs/

Cartoonist Barbara Slate will be leading a FREE four-class Zoom workshop on how to create a graphic novel, write a character study, focus on the narrative of the story, and create layouts. No experience or drawing skills are necessary to participate. This workshop is open…

22 September 2020 11:30AM

www.roejanlibrary.org/adult-programs/

Cartoonist Barbara Slate will be leading a FREE four-class Zoom workshop on how to create a graphic novel, write a character study, focus on the narrative of the story, and create layouts. No experience or drawing skills are necessary to participate. This workshop is open…

22 September 2020 11:30AM

www.roejanlibrary.org/adult-programs/

Cartoonist Barbara Slate will be leading a FREE four-class Zoom workshop on how to create a graphic novel, write a character study, focus on the narrative of the story, and create layouts. No experience or drawing skills are necessary to participate. This workshop is open…

22 September 2020 11:30AM

www.roejanlibrary.org/adult-programs/

Cartoonist Barbara Slate will be leading a FREE four-class Zoom workshop on how to create a graphic novel, write a character study, focus on the narrative of the story, and create layouts. No experience or drawing skills are necessary to participate. This workshop is open…

20 September 2020 10:00PM
Barry Brodie

hudsonvalleymemoir.org

My father, in his Sunday clothes — chinos, open-collared button down shirt, Vitalis in his hair — drove his shiny new 1959 Impala, with the eyebrow shaped tailfins, toward the parking lot. Mom was next to him with blonde, beauty-parlored hair, holding enough Aqua Net…

18 September 2020 10:12AM
seth rogovoy

I turned sixty just about a half year ago, almost exactly on the day that the pandemic-induced lockdown began. The small party planned to mark this milestone was postponed, and the day itself came and went with little celebration. Instead, it marked the beginning of…

17 September 2020 01:18PM
Susanna O'Brien

hudsonvalleymemoir.org

Jumping off the wooden arched bridge into the cool salty stream below, we had all lost track of time. We searched for crabs with our sand shovels and nets, filling up buckets of water as temporary homes and comparing our catches with one another. The…

16 September 2020 10:35AM

www.conjunctions.com/

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.– Conjunctions, the celebrated literary magazine published by Bard College, has been awarded a 2020 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize. Since 2018, a total of thirteen literary magazines have won this prize for excellence in publishing, advocacy for writers, and a unique contribution to the…

15 September 2020 05:37PM
Fisher Center at Bard

fishercenter.bard.edu/events/chapter-and-verse/

CHAPTER & VERSE: THE GOSPEL OF JAMES BALDWIN

Inspired by the writing of James Baldwin
Created by Meshell Ndegeocello
In collaboration with Charlotte Brathwaite
Featuring the contributions of Staceyann Chin, Suné Woods, Nicholas Galanin, and others to be announced

A Co-Production of Bismillah, LLC and Fisher Center at Bard
Co-Commissioned…

15 September 2020 05:37PM
Fisher Center at Bard

fishercenter.bard.edu/events/chapter-and-verse/

CHAPTER & VERSE: THE GOSPEL OF JAMES BALDWIN

Inspired by the writing of James Baldwin
Created by Meshell Ndegeocello
In collaboration with Charlotte Brathwaite
Featuring the contributions of Staceyann Chin, Suné Woods, Nicholas Galanin, and others to be announced

A Co-Production of Bismillah, LLC and Fisher Center at Bard
Co-Commissioned…

15 September 2020 02:40PM
de Marchin

My Dearest Leslie,

There are no words that could possibly express my sentiments and gratitude for the many years we have been together.

Alas, nothing endures forever and all journeys come to forks in the in path that lead us to different adventures and…

15 September 2020 08:40AM
Claverack Library

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 | 6:00 pm

Please joins us as we read and discuss The Lover by Marguerite Duras. Set against the backdrop of French Indochina, The Lover reveals the intimacies and intricacies of a clandestine romance between a young woman from a financially…

13 September 2020 01:57PM
The Hudson Underground Gallery

Here’s video proof I’ve mellowed out in my old age. My animated movie Nazis In Heaven is about how our world is going to be saved. I made this 20 years ago. Many of the background shots I shot from a GL2 camcorder in Argentina.…

9 September 2020 08:40PM
Mary McClellan

hudsonvalleymemoir.org

Jesse hung himself. At least that’s what they said.

“No, I can’t believe that”, I said to my colleague who gave me the news.
I can’t even imagine him being able to design the components to make this happen, especially given that he was alone in…

7 September 2020 02:45PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

On Sunday, September 13 at 4:30pm, Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s virtual Festival of Books presents Ed Ward discussing his book, The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 2: 1964–1977: The Beatles, the Stones, and the Rise of Classic Rock. One of the deans of pop…

7 September 2020 02:42PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

On Saturday, September 12 at 4:30pm, Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s virtual Festival of Books presents Richard Gehr briefly discussing his book, I Only Read It for the Cartoons: The New Yorker’s Most Brilliantly Twisted Artists and then interviewing two current New Yorker cartoonists, David Sipress…

7 September 2020 02:40PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

On Saturday, September 12 at 10:00am, Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s virtual Festival of Books presents children’s book author and illustrator Jacqueline Rogers leading a workshop titled “Create a Halloween Book Cover.” Participants will follow along as Rogers draws a Halloween character, a brief story line,…

31 August 2020 10:51AM
Gina Hyams

spencertownacademy.org

On Wednesday, September 9 at 7:30pm, Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s virtual Festival of Books presents journalist Robert Kolker discussing his narrative nonfiction book, Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family. It’s the heartrending story of a midcentury American family: six of Don…

31 August 2020 10:38AM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

On Sunday, September 6 at 4:30pm, Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s virtual Festival of Books presents novelist Joyce Carol Oates discussing her latest book, Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars., in which she examines the current state of the nation through the prism of a family tragedy.…

31 August 2020 10:10AM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s 15th annual Festival of Books presents “The Special Book Room” online book sale of about 250 choice books, plus a sprinkling of CDs, DVDs, and ephemera. Volunteer Wayne Greene has expertly examined covers and spines, scanned pages for signatures or marginalia,…

31 August 2020 10:07AM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

On Saturday, September 5 at 4:30pm, Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s virtual Festival of Books presents The Booksellers director D.W. Young and producers Dan Wechsler and Judith Mizrachy in a discussion of their documentary film about antiquarian booksellers, the impact of technology on the trade, and…

 

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