Literature

A Pianist’s Story: Taking Life in Stride

The book is about Judy Carmichael’s engaging account of her professional and personal life as a Grammy-nominated Steinway artist doing swing and stride.

Writers Speak Wednesdays Wraps Up Guest Speakers

Melissa Febos and Alex Gilvarry will be the final guest authors in the spring Writers Speak Wednesdays series on April 25 at 7 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton.

More Than Just a Fisherman’s Wife

Over the past 30 years, there is one common thread through much of Stephanie Villani’s life: the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket.

THAW Fest Unites East End Arts World

Hamptons Art Network’s 19 member organizations are teaming up for this weekend’s THAW Fest to bring a cultural awareness that transcends the luxurious lifestyle often associated with the Hamptons.

Bits & Banter: Cornelia Foss, Jericho Brown, Uganda Fundraising, PechaKucha!

Poet Jericho Brown will be the next guest in the spring Writers Speak Wednesdays series of free author talks and readings on Wednesday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at Chancellors Hall at Stony Brook Southampton.

Writers Speak is on the Road to Sag Harbor

Five writers connected to the MFA in Creative Writing at Stony Brook Southampton are taking the popular Writers Speak program on the road this week.

African-American Read-In at Canio’s on Saturday

Kathryn Szoka — co-owner of Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor — joined forces with the John Jermain Memorial Library to bring attention to all-too-often overlooked African-American authors by hosting a “read-in” during Black History Month.

Stony Brook Southampton Keeping Up With The Curve

In the past five years, the number of podcasts has more than tripled to over 300,000. And with them come more listeners, more fans and a growing need for editors, writers and producers.

A Conversation With Lou Ann Walker

In its new edition, The Southampton Review scored a major first: One of its essays, “Taut Rhythmic Surfaces” by George Saunders, has won a Pushcart Prize.

Kozatch Takes Readers “Off the East End”

“Off the East End” is an earnest book, and it’s obvious that the author has a commitment to the people he writes about.

Creating a Story with a Bestselling Author in Sag Harbor

To the approximately 300 kids at the assembly, bestselling author James Hannibal asked, “Who likes to write stories?” About half of them raised their hands.

Billy Baldwin Pens Inspirational Children’s Book

The Sag Harbor children’s author loves creation and storytelling, and says it’s worth every bit of grammar work and writing to achieve his goals.

Writers Speak Up At Stony Brook Southampton

The East End is, unarguably, a watering hole for some of the greatest minds in the world — though not many of them are...

A Whale Of A Time: “O’er the Wide and Tractless Sea”

If anyone knows that a picture says 1,000 words, it’s Michael P. Dyer.

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Pianist Judy Carmichael is in the Swing and Coming Back to Bay Street!

The Saturday after Thanksgiving happened to be Judy Carmichael’s birthday. But this year, Carmichael, a Grammy-nominated stride and swing pianist, wasn’t home in Sag Harbor, celebrating with friends. Instead, she was at sea as part of her latest gig, sailing aboard the luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity where she had been performing all week. And after a year and a half of canceled performances due to COVID-19 — some 200 of them — she’s totally fine with that.

Remember the Automat? There’s a Film for That

The concept of the cafeteria is, in its purest sense, an expression of egalitarian communal dining. People from different backgrounds can sit together, share a meal and effectively connect with their “community.” It was this idea that initially hooked first-time filmmaker Lisa Hurwitz.

Dawn Porter to Receive Hamptons Doc Fest Pennebaker Career Achievement

Inspired by a deep curiosity and empathy for the human experience, director Dawn Porter specializes in unfiltered storytelling through documentary films. “I think you have to take your ego out of the storytelling and be open to letting the story reveal itself. It’s not the story I want to tell, it’s what the story is,” she said.