Literature

A Conversation With Tom Clavin

Author Tom Clavin recently published his 18th book, “Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter,” about Wild Bill Hickok.

Authors Talk Revision at Next ‘Writers Speak’

A panel of accomplished writers will discuss “The Art and Craft of the Redraft” for the next program in the 2019 spring Writers Speak Wednesdays series at Stony Brook Southampton.

Bits: Rachel Lyon at ‘Writers Speak,’ Bill Bleyer Dives Deep, Social Realism at JJML

With her debut novel “Self-Portrait with Boy,” Rachel Lyon has already turned heads at the Center for Fiction.

Bits: Enlsaved Autobiographer, New Leadership at Parrish, Tickets for ‘Long Island Grown’

Venture Smith, the son of a West African prince, spent 14 years as an enslaved man on Fishers Island.

Bits: Get a Jump on Valentine’s Day, Workshop Celebrates Whitman, ‘Salt of the Sea’...

For one day only, swing by the Valentine Craftmarket on Saturday, February 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ashawagh Hall, located at 780 Springs-Fireplace Road in Springs.

Local History Book on Goody Garlick Released

Loretta Orion became interested in the Goody Garlick witchcraft case first because it fit her doctoral dissertation at Stony Brook University — research on the history of witchcraft throughout Europe and the Americas — and then because it unfolded in her own backyard.

Harbor Books Owner Confirms Choices: Close or Move

Harbor Books on Main Street is liquidating its inventory “in anticipation of moving or closing” after February, proprietor Taylor Rose confirmed on Monday. She said that “the temporary rent freeze” offered in late November “was simply not substantial enough to cause us to stay.”

Sag Harbor Author to Recount Solo Journey to Parts Unknown

Wafa Faith Hallam, 62, a Sag Harbor resident from 2008 to 2017, when she sold or gave away all of her possessions and flew off on a 19-month solo journey to far-away places she had never been, is not one to rest easy.

Rosenblatt’s Essays Fall Into a New Medium

Recorded with Cynthia Daniels at Monk Music Studio in East Hampton, not one of Roger Rosenblatt's three- to eight-minute essays needed a second take, noted producer Kathleen Russo, co-director of the Audio Podcast Fellows program.

A Conversation With Allan Zola Kronzek

The Sag Harbor resident and author of several books on magic, including his most recent, “Grandpa Magic,” talks about the logic behind what can appear to be fantastic, the impact of Harry Potter on the world of magic and why it is always good to have a few tricks up your sleeve.

Authors To Mix and Mingle at Romany Kramoris Gallery

Romany Kramoris Gallery, located at 41 Main Street in Sag Harbor, will welcome two new faces — and their books — on Sunday, December 23.

Van Booy To Read ‘Beautiful Things’ at Canio’s

At 2 a.m. on a cold winter night, Simon Van Booy sat up with a log-burning fire and news that the world would end in four hours.

Art from Rizzie and Cash Combine in ‘Bird on a Blade’

“Bird on a Blade" features 50 pairs of RosanneCash’s lyrics and Dan Rizzie’s images that amplify one another, speaking to the experiences of love and loss, fear and faith, and everyday hope.

New Artists-In-Residence Program Fosters the Creative Spirit

When Kate Taylor first arrived in Sag Harbor from Los Angeles, she quickly unpacked, turned off her phone and got straight to work — much to her surprise.

Writers Speak Welcomes Jonathan Santlofer

Crime writer and memoirist Jonathan Santlofer will read from and discuss his work during the Writers Speak Wednesdays series on November 7, starting at 7 p.m., at Stony Brook Southampton.

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The Complete Unknowns Live at Bay Street Theater

Bay Street Theater is presenting The Complete Unknowns performing a tribute to the lengdary Bob Dylan on Saturday, October 16, at 8 p.m.

From The Macabre Imagination of Charles Addams

On October 1, the new animated film “The Addams Family 2” debuted in theaters and on streaming platforms across the country. Though the film’s reviews are decidedly mixed, there is agreement on one thing — it’s hard to imagine a franchise with the kind of staying power of the Addams Family, which began long before the ooky, kooky bunch made their first big screen appearance in 1991 or became the subject of a Broadway musical in 2010.

Shinnecock Storyteller will Host One-Night Show at Guild Hall

The pandemic has led a lot of people to ponder and re-examine aspects of their personal lives, and look at social constructs and systems in a new light. This was true for Andrina Wekontash Smith, and she reckoned with those thoughts and feelings the best way she knows how — she turned them into art.