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Fiction/Memoir
7 July 2020 11:58AM
Sonia Pilcer

While I am now safely ensconced in my home on Copake Lake, I spent several nervous weeks in New York City during the Epic Center of Covid. My husband had had a knee replacement and couldn’t move. Our car was parked at Wassaic.…

6 July 2020 05:09PM
Lauren Letellier

Ancram Opera House will present a virtual edition of CRYSTAL RADIO SESSIONS UPSTATE, the Hudson Valley outpost of the popular downtown NYC reading series, on Saturday, July 11 at 8pm. This virtual event is free, but reservations are required. RSVP at www.ancramoperahouse.org/crystal-radio-2020.

The…

6 July 2020 05:09PM
Lauren Letellier

Ancram Opera House will present a virtual edition of CRYSTAL RADIO SESSIONS UPSTATE, the Hudson Valley outpost of the popular downtown NYC reading series, on Saturday, July 11 at 8pm. This virtual event is free, but reservations are required. RSVP at www.ancramoperahouse.org/crystal-radio-2020.

The…

6 July 2020 05:09PM
Lauren Letellier

Ancram Opera House will present a virtual edition of CRYSTAL RADIO SESSIONS UPSTATE, the Hudson Valley outpost of the popular downtown NYC reading series, on Saturday, July 11 at 8pm. This virtual event is free, but reservations are required. RSVP at www.ancramoperahouse.org/crystal-radio-2020.

The…

6 July 2020 05:09PM
Lauren Letellier

Ancram Opera House will present a virtual edition of CRYSTAL RADIO SESSIONS UPSTATE, the Hudson Valley outpost of the popular downtown NYC reading series, on Saturday, July 11 at 8pm. This virtual event is free, but reservations are required. RSVP at www.ancramoperahouse.org/crystal-radio-2020.

The…

6 July 2020 05:09PM
Lauren Letellier

Ancram Opera House will present a virtual edition of CRYSTAL RADIO SESSIONS UPSTATE, the Hudson Valley outpost of the popular downtown NYC reading series, on Saturday, July 11 at 8pm. This virtual event is free, but reservations are required. RSVP at www.ancramoperahouse.org/crystal-radio-2020.

The…

1 July 2020 11:41AM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York—Spencertown Academy Arts Center announces its first Community Reads event with the novel, An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. Participants will meet via Zoom to discuss the book with author Wesley Brown and Chatham Public Library Director Julie DeLisle on Wednesday, July 22…

30 June 2020 12:00PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York—Spencertown Academy Arts Center announces the winners of its fifth annual Young Writers’ Contest. Held in conjunction with the Academy’s Festival of Books (which will be virtual this year), the contest was open to writers in grades 9 through 12 attending school or…

30 June 2020 10:41AM
Hudson Area Library Programs

hudsonarealibrary.org

Beginning on Thursday, July 9, Hudson Area Library and the City of Hudson Senior Center are offering a 5-week session of Creative Writing with Maureen McNeil, on Thursdays 2:30 – 3:30pm, until August 6. This special summer session allows participants to respond through writing to…

30 June 2020 10:41AM
Hudson Area Library Programs

hudsonarealibrary.org

Beginning on Thursday, July 9, Hudson Area Library and the City of Hudson Senior Center are offering a 5-week session of Creative Writing with Maureen McNeil, on Thursdays 2:30 – 3:30pm, until August 6. This special summer session allows participants to respond through writing to…

30 June 2020 10:41AM
Hudson Area Library Programs

hudsonarealibrary.org

Beginning on Thursday, July 9, Hudson Area Library and the City of Hudson Senior Center are offering a 5-week session of Creative Writing with Maureen McNeil, on Thursdays 2:30 – 3:30pm, until August 6. This special summer session allows participants to respond through writing to…

26 June 2020 07:16PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

James Gardner, author of “The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World’s Most Famous Museum,” is shown in the Medieval Louvre in 2019.
PHOTO PROVIDED BY RALPH GARDNER JR.

GHENT, N.Y. — It seems like another lifetime on a different planet. But, it was actually last summer,…

23 June 2020 07:06PM
Fisher Center at Bard

fishercenter.bard.edu/events/ups-the-wreckers/

This engrossing program encompasses varied works exploring religion and spirituality through the lens of female composers: Dame Ethel Smyth’s The Wreckers, staged at Bard in 2015, animates a moral drama about social justice and personal courage, while Lili Boulanger’s Psalm 130 “Du fond de l’abîme”…

22 June 2020 06:43PM
Claverack Library

Please join us Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 6:00pm. We will be discussing the book Trajectory by Richard Russo, a collection of four delightful short stories by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Empire Falls. We will start the discussion with the first story “Horseman”…

22 June 2020 01:55PM
Hudson Area Library Programs

hudsonarealibrary.org/contribute-to-local-history-of-covid-19/

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the entire globe in a historic way. The killing of George Floyd has sparked protests in our community, nation, and around the world as well as demands for police reform and restructuring to combat systemic racism in society. Both of…

22 June 2020 01:55PM
Hudson Area Library Programs

hudsonarealibrary.org/contribute-to-local-history-of-covid-19/

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the entire globe in a historic way. The killing of George Floyd has sparked protests in our community, nation, and around the world as well as demands for police reform and restructuring to combat systemic racism in society. Both of…

20 June 2020 11:04PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

Tom Plumb at Middlebury College in the 1970’s

My wife and I have the same disagreement around this time every year. She wants to buy a case of bottled water for guests. I say our tap water is great and, besides, plastic bottles, even if…

20 June 2020 11:04PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

Tom Plumb at Middlebury College in the 1970’s

My wife and I have the same disagreement around this time every year. She wants to buy a case of bottled water for guests. I say our tap water is great and, besides, plastic bottles, even if…

18 June 2020 10:27AM
Gina Hyams

The envelope please… Last year’s Spencertown Academy ‘Volunteer of the Year Award’ went to both Kathy Schofield Zdeb and Mike Zdeb. Anyone who knows them knows why: though residents of Chatham for only the past four years, they’ve quickly established themselves as indefatigable resources for…

15 June 2020 02:43PM
Anamyn Turowski

www.writerstudio.com/courses/hudson-valley/ 

Please join us in congratulating Hudson Valley/Writers Studio Students

Deidre Byrne
(Bellevue Literary Review)
Don Downey
(Chronogram)
Kathleen Loe
(The Rise Up Review)

on their recent publications!

Be a Part of our Writing Community!

Summer Writing Workshops
Begin June 22 VIRTUAL-ly

All 8-Week Workshops Take Place on a Live/Remote/Free Online Platform. Students Interact Directly with their…

15 June 2020 02:43PM
Anamyn Turowski

www.writerstudio.com/courses/hudson-valley/ 

Please join us in congratulating Hudson Valley/Writers Studio Students

Deidre Byrne
(Bellevue Literary Review)
Don Downey
(Chronogram)
Kathleen Loe
(The Rise Up Review)

on their recent publications!

Be a Part of our Writing Community!

Summer Writing Workshops
Begin June 22 VIRTUAL-ly

All 8-Week Workshops Take Place on a Live/Remote/Free Online Platform. Students Interact Directly with their…

15 June 2020 02:43PM
Anamyn Turowski

www.writerstudio.com/courses/hudson-valley/ 

Please join us in congratulating Hudson Valley/Writers Studio Students

Deidre Byrne
(Bellevue Literary Review)
Don Downey
(Chronogram)
Kathleen Loe
(The Rise Up Review)

on their recent publications!

Be a Part of our Writing Community!

Summer Writing Workshops
Begin June 22 VIRTUAL-ly

All 8-Week Workshops Take Place on a Live/Remote/Free Online Platform. Students Interact Directly with their…

15 June 2020 02:43PM
Anamyn Turowski

www.writerstudio.com/courses/hudson-valley/ 

Please join us in congratulating Hudson Valley/Writers Studio Students

Deidre Byrne
(Bellevue Literary Review)
Don Downey
(Chronogram)
Kathleen Loe
(The Rise Up Review)

on their recent publications!

Be a Part of our Writing Community!

Summer Writing Workshops
Begin June 22 VIRTUAL-ly

All 8-Week Workshops Take Place on a Live/Remote/Free Online Platform. Students Interact Directly with their…

12 June 2020 07:04PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

My college reunion’s this weekend. Or it would have been this weekend if a pandemic hadn’t interceded. I won’t say which reunion it is on the grounds that I’ll be deluged with offers for walk-in bathtubs and medical alert devices. Suffice it to say I…

12 June 2020 07:04PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

My college reunion’s this weekend. Or it would have been this weekend if a pandemic hadn’t interceded. I won’t say which reunion it is on the grounds that I’ll be deluged with offers for walk-in bathtubs and medical alert devices. Suffice it to say I…

 

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