Literature

National Endowment for the Arts Awards Bay Street $10K In Grant Money

As acting chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, last week Mary Anne Carter approved more than $80 million in grants, as part of the agency’s second major funding announcement of fiscal year 2019. And Bay Street Theater is among the recipients.

‘Moby-Dick’ Marathon — Born at Canio’s — Has Become a Cultural Phenomenon

This year, in honor of Melville’s 200th birthday, Canio’s marathon is bigger — and more dramatic — than ever.

Sande Boritz Berger Revisits 1970s Women’s Movement Through #MeToo Lens

In her newest effort, “Split-Level: A Novel,” author Sande Boritz Berger explores love and fidelity.

‘The East End’ Navigates Divide Between Rich and Poor — With a Dose of...

Jason Allen grew up in a working-class home in the Hamptons, where he took on a variety of blue-collar jobs for wealthy estate owners.

Brenner Finds a Story in the Walls of a Small Inn

Jamie Brenner always begins writing with a story in mind, not a place — until she visited Sag Harbor five years ago and, more specifically, The American Hotel.

Walk Where Sag Harbor Writers Have Walked

As part of this weekend’s Cultural Heritage Festival, Tony Garro will lead a historic literary walking tour on Saturday, May 4.

Sag Harbor History Retold in Images and Letters

Named for a prolific local artist who once lived in this 18th century bungalow, the Annie Cooper Boyd House on Main Street is a fitting venue to showcase Sag Harbor’s colorful history.

New Audio Tour at John Jermain Memorial Library Highlights How Writers Work

There is no other way to understand the breadth and depth of the Sag Harbor literary scene than to read the authors who created it. Or, better yet, interview them.

Bits: ‘Whiskey and Wine,’ New Work at Tulla Booth Gallery, ‘Knock Down the House,’...

Edna Kin’s annual Sag Harbor concert has a brand new feel this year — all in thanks to the release of their first album, “Whiskey and Wine.”

Parrish Shines Light on David Kastan, And Color

David Kastan is a Shakespeare scholar, an author and, in the context of his newest book, an observer of color.

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.

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Going For the Greek at the East Hampton Library

On Saturday, September 14 at 1 p.m., George Theotacatos gives an author talk at East Hampton Library on his book “Finding Ithaka.”

Slack Tide Time At Duck Creek in Springs

From September 14 to October 13, the Arts Center at Duck Creek in East Hampton hosts “Slack Tide,” a group exhibition curated by Matthew Nichols that features art by peter campus (stet), Cindy Hinant, Matthew Larson, Luke Murphy, Hanna Sandin, Jean Shin, and Carrie Yamaoka.

HIFF: Preserving Tradition in “Honeyland”

“Honeyland,” a documentary by Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov, was the most awarded film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, winning the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize, a Special Jury Award for Cinematography, and another Special Jury Award for Originality.