Literature

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.

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.”

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Meet the Amazing Eugene Bullard

He began life as a runaway and went on to have a career as a boxer, a World War I flying ace, a jazz musician, a Paris nightclub owner and a spy for the French resistance. He was multilingual, played a role in the Civil Rights movement, and was even the manager and tour director for Louis Armstrong. Meet Eugene Bullard, the most accomplished man you’ve never heard of.

It’s Time for the Trees at Hearthside Cheer

Lovers of the season will appreciate the Southampton History Museum’s upcoming Holiday Party. Titled “Hearthside Cheer: Designer Tree Auction,” the party is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 7. The festive evening at the Rogers Mansion, which was built during Southampton’s Gilded Age, will include food, drinks, music, and a designer tree auction.

“Here Comes The Cinema!”

In the weeks leading up to its reopening, Sag Harbor Cinema (SHC) is presenting “Here Comes the Cinema!” a feast of films celebrating movie houses of all kinds and a tribute to the magic of cinema as a shared experience.