Literature

‘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.

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.

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Sara Cochran Named Executive Director of The Church in Sag Harbor

The Church — an incubator for the arts in the former Sag Harbor United Methodist Church building on Madison Street — now has an executive director and chief curator in Sara Cochran.

Review: ‘A Delicate Balance’ Visits the Deepest Fears of Dysfunctional America

So, what are the fears that keep you up at night? Edward Albee's play "A Delicate Balance" explores the inner-workings of dysfunctional America and the actors of Center Stage at Southampton Cultural Center are presenting the play now through January 26.

Bluegrass Buskers Find their Stage at Sylvester Manor’s Concert Series

In their earliest incarnation, Damn Tall Buildings didn’t rehearse. They busked. The four musicians, who met at Berklee College of Music, convened at their favorite street corner and jammed for hours on old bluegrass songs. On January 18, Damn Tall Buildings kicks off the 2020 Sylvester Manor concert series with a performance at Shelter Island High school.