Literature

Kyla Marshell and Shane McCrae Up Next In ‘Writers Speak’

A little bad weather was never going to stop Kyla Marshell and Shane McCrae from participating in Writers Speak Wednesdays.

Southampton Writers Conference Set for the Summer

Frederic Tuten found his way to the Southampton Writers Conference, an annual meeting of minds featuring lectures, readings and workshops, where he has taught fiction and short story writing for more than a decade.

Bits: Writers Speak Wednesdays, Ladles of Love, All for Alabama, Raimondo Sings and Shares

Author Amy Hempel is basking in the release of “Sing It: Stories,” and will discuss her newest book during Writers Speak Wednesdays on April 3 at Stony Brook Southampton.

Berry & Co. To Open on Division Street in Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor’s beloved bookstore, Harbor Books, is returning to the downtown business district but with a new name and location.

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.

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‘Magic Jews’ Come to Southampton Arts Center

Allan Zola Kronzek's part-illustrated talk and part-magic performance about the lives of eight Jewish performers will take place on Monday, July 22.

The Church Presents “Art As Ecosystem”

Eric Fischl, co-founder of The Church with his wife, artist April Gornik, will lead the organization’s first event “Art As Ecosystem” on Saturday, July 20.

Abelita Mateus Takes Piano to ‘The Terrace’

Abelita Mateus is a singer, songwriter and pianist, part of the new generation of great Brazilian musicians.